Amazon Warehouse Safety; Wartime Production Laws in a Health Crisis; Mortgages in a Pandemic

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Former FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb hopes the rate of Covid-19 infections in New York will start to slow next week, but wildcards like Texas and Florida could push the nation’s death toll close to the President’s sobering new estimates. Eurasia Group’s Ian Bremmer explains whether the federal government will use wartime production laws to force companies to make essentials during the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, mortgage applications to buy a home have plummeted 24% during the health crisis, and an Amazon worker led a protest about unsafe conditions in a New York warehouse, was fired, and is still speaking out about worker protection during the coronavirus pandemic.

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