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A corporate role in ending epidemics

Posted on AllSides March 9th, 2020
From The Center
coronavirus, businesses, corporations, layoffs

A promise of no layoffs by many firms during the virus crisis should help reduce at least one fear.

A society’s response to an epidemic, writes historian Frank Snowden in a new book on the topic, is a lens on the moral priorities of its leaders. Did they create a resilient community during more settled times? Have they built up trust in institutions? Epidemics reveal “the moral relationships that we have toward each other,” the Yale scholar told The New Yorker.

A current example of moral priorities in the United...

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