What I was trying to get at earlier is this: it’s precisely because our economy is structured in a way that keeps the American people on a day-to-day basis one or two paychecks away from being underwater that we have to take such drastic national measures to address the economic impact of the pandemic; and that if we made big, structural changes to our economy, individual families and communities already would be more resilient in the face of the next national emergency, and fewer such drastic national measures would be necessary.

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