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There's One Easy Way To Pay For Coronavirus Aid Without Punishing Ordinary People

2 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

As the coronavirus pandemic worsens, governments worldwide are scrambling to keep their economies afloat. Doing so will cost money - and lots of it. In the UK we've witnessed Chancellor Rishi Sunak deliver a series of emergency packages. This began with £12bn to mitigate the immediate economic effects of the outbreak, followed by a huge £350bn stimulus package , £7bn of extra welfare spending, and multi-billion pound packages to support salaried and self-employed workers. Around the world other countries are announcing similarly impressive and expensive interventions, such as the US's $2tn...
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