Mayor De Blasio Invokes the New Deal for Lessons on How to Tackle the COVID-19 Crisis

In a March 16 media appearance, New York City Mayor Mayor Bill De Blasio discussed school closures across New York City, part of what he calls a wartime approach to combat COVID-19. This crisis might put millions out of work and will require extraordinary interventions. De Blasio pointed out that we already know how to do it because we did it before in the New Deal.

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