Let There Be Flight

Let There Be Flight


Posted on Jun 27, 2020

Let There Be Flight Here’s what you need to know… With work and leisure plans suspended due to coronavirus, many Americans have canceled their flights or delayed future travel. According to Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) data, the number of passengers clearing TSA at airports each day fell from 2,122,898 on March 10, 2020 to just 124,021 by April 2,2020. Conde Nast Travel estimates there was an overall 95 percent...

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The Chain Drain: Rethinking Pharmaceuticals After COVID Here’s What You Need To Know … As the dust begins to settle from the coronavirus pandemic, the impact on the pharmaceutical industry is becoming clearer. Whether or not American drug manufacturers are ready, policymakers are scrutinizing the industry’s global supply chain and considering what steps to take to derisk it before another pandemic or other disruption hits. This...

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

It’s Not Easy Being Green


Posted on Jun 13, 2020

It’s Not Easy Being Green Here’s what you need to know… For decades, alternative energy resources had been criticized as impractical and costly. That’s all changed. Major scientific improvements have driven down the costs and expanded access to renewable energy resources, which should be a cause for celebration by consumers, policymakers, and environmentalists. Yet the industry’s growth has been met with opposition that is all...

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Green Shoots and Financial Burdens

Green Shoots and Financial Burdens


Posted on Jun 6, 2020

Green Shoots and Financial Burdens Here’s What You Need To Know… While yesterday’s jobs numbers suggest the economy may be seeing the first green shoots of recovery, there are several challenges still to come on the path to economic resurgence, including in the financial sector. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the government and the public have called upon the financial services sector to make extraordinary...

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The Public Market Disconnect

The Public Market Disconnect


Posted on May 30, 2020

The Public Market Disconnect Here’s what you need to know. In a late April letter, Citigroup’s global head of credit strategy marveled that “the gap between markets and economic data has never been larger.” Even as stocks are on-pace to exceed previous peaks, 7.5 million small businesses face the prospect of permanent closure and 41 million Americans are out of work. Indeed, the true picture of job losses may be far worse than the...

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Government Loans BearUnexpected Public Interest Here’s what you need to know… In late April, Allied Progress, a project of activist group Accountable.us, launched TrumpBailouts.org, a website calling out public companies that have received federal funds as part of relief efforts for businesses impacted by COVID-19 and the governmental response to the pandemic. The website, which outlines how much these firms received, how...

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TL;DR: The Forthcoming Pandemic of Litigation Here’s what you need to know… As Americans begin returning to some semblance of normal life, organizations have more to consider than simply how to resume their usual operations and stay afloat in a shaky economy. Their actions leading up to, during, and after the coronavirus pandemic are now under a magnifying glass, as eager plaintiff’s attorneys prepare a tsunami of lawsuits...

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Navigating Misshaped Pandemic Perceptions Source: The White House Here’s what you need to know… In January, we took a look at growing media concerns over the potential for misinformation spread by online bots and irresponsible political entities to disrupt the 2020 election. As we wrote at the time, the media says “consumers of information are going to have to scrutinize stories and sources to make sure that the news...

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