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As the coronavirus marches on, can wartime measures save us from a depression? Carmen Reinhart, March 26, 2020, Audio, "Pandemics are not new but the way the world has responded is unprecedented. As country after country calls time-out on their daily lives, the global economy is in free-fall. Carmen Reinhart says it's wartime and we need to be better soldiers. Professor Gigi Foster agrees. She believes we must aggressively quarantine and protect vulnerable people by day. Then go for a beer afterwards so the publican can pay his workers." Link