Top Economist: Trump’s handling of virus ‘Like a third world country’ (Trump: COVID deaths ‘fake news-crisis actors’)

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UK Indepedent: A Nobel-prize winning economist has said Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus in the United States has caused it to become like a “third world country.”

Joseph Stiglitz launched a scathing attack on the president in an interview with The Guardian, where he claimed that the county could possibly be heading towards a second Great Depression.

“The numbers turning to food banks are just enormous and beyond the capacity of them to supply. It is like a third world country. The public social safety net is not working,” he told the newspaper.

“The inequality in the US is so large. This disease has targeted those with the poorest health. In the advanced world, the US is one of the countries with the poorest health overall and the greatest health inequality,” he added.

When asked if the US could face a second great depression as a result of the continued failure in the handling of the virus Mr Stiglitz affirmed that yes was the short answer.

“If you leave it to Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell we will have a Great Depression. If we had the right policy structure in place we could avoid it easily,” he told The Guardian.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-us-economy-donald-trump-joseph-stiglitz-a9478736.html?utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=Feed

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Vaughn Klingenberg has a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from Marquette University where he taught Logic). He lived in Europe; mostly Poland and England for two years and traveled widely throughout Europe and the Middle East (sojourning for a month in Israel). His areas of interest center on conspiracies; especially Jewish conspiracies. He considers himself a “conspiracy factualist”–not a conspiracy theorist–as well as a Holocaust Truther–not a Holocaust denier. He has self-published two books on Shake-speare under the pseudonym “Odysseus Er”: Hamlet-Christ (a Judeo-Christian interpretation of Hamlet), and Paradigm Shift: Shake-speare (an analysis of Jonson’s Introductory Poem to the 1623 Folio which reveals the 17th Ear of Oxford as the true author of the Shake-speare corpus). He has also written a booklet in his own name on the Holocaust entitled, The Big Lie: The Holocaust (An Introduction to the Greatest Fraud of the 20th Century). All his work and books can be found on his web site at BooksByVk.org
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