For millions of low-income, disabled, and the middle class generally, remote work isn’t an option and running water can be a luxury. Social distancing isn’t a topic in a densely packed public housing. When then should be said about self-isolation or getting adequate medical care amid the coronavirus issue? Coronavirus is killing the middle class – and it could crush it.… [Read more]
Supply Shortages in the Age of Coronavirus Means Less Precursor Chemicals for Making Meth, and Higher Prices
The spread of the coronavirus has affected day-to-day life in countless ways. Shortages of common household items and stay-at-home orders are two trends that come to mind.
In the world of the illicit drug trade, COVID-19 has had an impact, too.
The normally seamless linking of global supply chains have unraveled in recent weeks. The result: The chemicals needed to manufacture methamphetamine and fentanyl are harder to acquire.… [Read more]
With much of the country on an extended coronavirus-related ‘lockdown’, more time than ever is being spent online. Inaction by the Trump administration and a campaign of false information has resulted in a need to sift through information on the internet, particularly as physical locations from which to gather information have been closed to the public.… [Read more]
If the current coronavirus pandemic is leaving you feeling uncertain about your financial future, you’re not alone. Many people have experienced a lack of work as a result of the spread of COVID19, and the self-employed are experiencing a lack of business during a time where they would usually be doing well. Nobody’s exactly sure what’s going to happen in the near future or just how long it’s going to last.… [Read more]