There is no excuse for the deaths at long-term care and hospital facilities. It was a preventable tragedy. Even a cursory look online illustrates that we could have minimized the deaths in the two most at-risk segments of our population: seniors with serious illnesses, and the courageous front-line health workers who care for them.
Economists fear that bailing out Big Oil will worsen our chances of economic recovery post-COVID-19. And no one wants to point out that it will worsen our chances for the survival of human civilization.