Maintaining our economy is essential
People need jobs - cash, routine, social interaction. Jobs also mean taxes are paid to fund our schooling, NHS and vital services. It is fabulous how the state has stepped up to support businesses in the short term but it is not affordable, nor sustainable for the businesses beyond short term. We must minimise the impact on the economy and safeguard jobs by getting back to work asap. Work will need to carried out differently to minimise risk but we have to accept some risk. Total safety would be disastrous for our economy and quality life.
Why the contribution is important
Some very difficult decisions to be made balancing up health, social wellbeing and economy. There is no perfect answer and I would not like to be making such huge decisions. We need to aim to maintain a quality of life for the majority including the vulnerable. We cannot aim to save every life as, if we self isolate for too long, we will lose our whole way of life. We need to move forward to a new status quo funded by the economy, businesses & jobs.
by ramsay10 on May 10, 2020 at 11:53AM