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Fri Apr 10, 2020, 08:32 PM Apr 2020

is the "normal" economy coming back? [View all]

what do you think? Has the economy changed permanently? in one year from now, will be be living life as we did in February 2020?


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yes, it will eventually return to normal
5 (23%)
it will almost return to normal
2 (9%)
no, it won't return to normal - tell us how you think it will be different
15 (68%)
0 (0%)
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is the "normal" economy coming back? [View all] Demovictory9 Apr 2020 OP
Other. Not in a year. Cruise lines, travel, theme parks, spectator sports and concerts are going to rzemanfl Apr 2020 #1
things not returning to normal in these areas will hit states differently. Florida will be hit hard Demovictory9 Apr 2020 #6
With Bodies in Refrigerator Trailers, mass graves and no vaccine Under The Radar Apr 2020 #2
live entertainment is going to have to find about the go online Demovictory9 Apr 2020 #7
On the whole, economic activity and consumer demand will return to pre-C19 levels, but sop Apr 2020 #3
that's sad Demovictory9 Apr 2020 #11
We'll have an economy 2naSalit Apr 2020 #4
+1000 gldstwmn Apr 2020 #12
In a year, probably. Igel Apr 2020 #5
only if American is no longer a corporatocracy. I seriously doubt that will happen Demovictory9 Apr 2020 #10
No. We'll be in a deep depression for years and may never return to our old normal. hedda_foil Apr 2020 #8
I hope not Demovictory9 Apr 2020 #15
no going back to business as usual. online commerce will bury retail peacebuzzard Apr 2020 #9
fancy sit down restaurants will struggle no doubt. airlines are planning on blocking middle seat Demovictory9 Apr 2020 #16
I think social distancing will take off to new levels peacebuzzard Apr 2020 #20
Airlines will not be getting away with such cruel close seating ever again. nt crickets Apr 2020 #22
agreed. they are already blocking the middle seat Demovictory9 Apr 2020 #33
I think one change will be more people working from home TexasBushwhacker Apr 2020 #13
my job's IT department got everyone connected / lap tops distributed... so we are experiencing Demovictory9 Apr 2020 #14
While I Think You're Right... ProfessorGAC Apr 2020 #19
I agree - many more companes will find they like the WFH option Totally Tunsie Apr 2020 #30
It could really be a boon for small towns TexasBushwhacker Apr 2020 #32
Very true. I wonder if we'll see a spread in the population since we Totally Tunsie Apr 2020 #35
I hate to throw water on your parade Dan Apr 2020 #31
Not until after the vaccine. We may end up with it 70% back by fall Quixote1818 Apr 2020 #17
Conferences... I was scheduled to attend a conference in May. all company travel is suspended Demovictory9 Apr 2020 #18
It will not return to normal for a very long time. smirkymonkey Apr 2020 #21
The articles I've read about vaccines suggest that the virus is not mutating quickly. Initech Apr 2020 #27
However, that will take at least a year at best. I would hope that we could end this once and for smirkymonkey Apr 2020 #28
I already see places shut down...they couldn't survive...the pugs failed to help small business... Demsrule86 Apr 2020 #23
permanently shut down? Demovictory9 Apr 2020 #24
It just shows how little resilience we have built into our system TexasBushwhacker Apr 2020 #25
We will need a very good antiviral drug to treat this. We will also need a vaccine. OrlandoDem2 Apr 2020 #26
If we take any lessons from this about our reliance on each other and... pat_k Apr 2020 #29
The new "normal" will be much more confined. Thunderbeast Apr 2020 #34
Many people will have their credit ruined. Runningdawg Apr 2020 #36
minor correction.. you can rent a hotel room or car with a debit card.. only diff is they grab Demovictory9 Apr 2020 #37
Very different economy coming kurtcagle Apr 2020 #38
People are going to be gunshy, how can you trust its moved away w/o testing. Historic NY Apr 2020 #39
Because of trump and the gop policies duforsure Apr 2020 #40
IF there is a universally effective vaccine with no side effects DFW Apr 2020 #41
Inflation on those things you need to survive exboyfil Apr 2020 #42
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