When economies start to grow again, those who lost their jobs get back to work, right? It’s not that simple.
Internet commerce has been making steady inroads into retail trade, but got a major bump during the pandemic lockdown.
The biggest hurdle the housing industry faced was the availability of labor. We now have the opportunity to reskill workers whose jobs won’t be returning.
Here we sit within striking distance of the old normal, but not quite able to get there.
Current levels of policing are not uniform among large cities, with wide variation in per capita police spending. Seattle’s level of police spending is low for a large city.