Coronavirus and Power

 
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Episode Resources:

Apple Covid-19 Website

'I have a broken heart': Trump policy has immigrants backing away from healthcare amid crisis (The Guardian)

Immigrants Are Now on Hunger Strike in 3 ICE Detention Centers Over Coronavirus Fears (Vice)

The U.S. Tried to Build a New Fleet of Ventilators. The Mission Failed. (The New York Times)

A Coronavirus Quarantine in America Could Be a Giant Legal Mess (The Atlantic)

The Constitution and the Coronavirus (We the People podcast)

Governors are starting to tighten their borders. The implications are staggering. (Vox)

Trump approves Michigan disaster declaration after war of words with governor (Politico)

'GM was wasting time': Trump invokes DPA to force GM to make ventilators (Politico)

Officials Debate Whether Gun Stores Are 'Essential' During Coronavirus Outbreak (NPR)

The Stafford Act, Invoked By President Trump, Has Rarely Been Used For Public Health Emergencies (Forbes)

What is the Stafford Act? Trump's emergency declaration provides funds, flexibility for state, local officials to deal with coronavirus (USA Today)

Coronavirus and the Stafford Act—What It Means for Contractors (Bloomberg Law)

In support of President Trump’s use of the Stafford Act (Kenosha News)

What is the Defense Production Act? (CNN Politics)

Local and State Officials Unlock Sweeping Powers to Fight Coronavirus (The New York Times)

Inside the White House during '15 Days to Slow the Spread' (Politico)

The Last Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded to U.S. to Covid-19 (The New York Times)

Germany Has Relatively Few Deaths From Coronavirus. Why? (The New York Times)

Libertarianism and the Coronavirus Pandemic (CATO Institute)

Equal Pay Days 2020

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