“The first-quarter drop was the biggest since an 8.4% dive in the fourth quarter of 2008. It marked a reversal from the 2.1% growth rate at the end of 2019.” NPR: Tip Of The Iceberg: Economy Shrinks At 4.8% Pace, But Worst Is Yet To Come.

+ The pain is not being spread equally. In fact, for some, there’s no pain at all. GQ: How Are Rich People Getting Richer During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

+ Even with the economic hit, Americans (by a huge margin) are not ready to reopen. Did the pandemic resuscitate reality?