It is just the beginning
We have basically been social distancing for the past 10 days yet now we are on lockdown. It is only the beginning.
Last night we watched the David Crosby documentary, Remember My Name. The massive generational shift that happened between the ’50s and ’60s is front and center. Art and music reflect the times and Crosby was smack dab in the middle of that.
The 60’s revolution was not only a reaction to the post-WWII dynamic of the ’50s but to the Government and the war. The reaction to this pandemic and this Administration’s mission which is not exactly clear to me is calling out for change. Is the idea that all decisions will be on the state? Get rid of Federal Government completely? If I understood why McConnell is not being financially proactive, then at least I can try and wrap my head around it regardless of agreeing with it or not. It is quite obvious that leadership from the Federal Government is the time we most need it.
What is the financial impact of the coronavirus? Stocks are falling, businesses are failing, restaurants are suffering, people are freaking. Is it time for another massive generational shift like the ’60s where people take to the streets and push for change?
Just looking around the corner of more than likely a massive recession and an Administration that’s answer is to pour billions into the market is frightening. When this pandemic passes, and it will, and testing and vaccines become readily available, I am hoping for new voices to rise up just like the ’60s. We are seriously ready for some change.