As 2020 ended and 2021 began, I started thinking of how to write this week’s editorial. How could I put this year into perspective? Our work life changed, our social life changed, and our eating and shopping habits changed. Our entire lives have changed.
While the holiday season goes into full swing a lot of us are still glued to our news channels watching as the COVID-19 vaccine begins to arrive throughout the United States. With its arrival, many of us are questioning how soon we will see an end to the effects of this pandemic.
While researching the recent news, I found disturbing headlines such as these:
A natural disaster … in all 50 states is unfolding just as travelers disperse nationwide after Thanksgiving
26 states set hospitalization records just last week
Professor says the problem is people not having the income to purchase basics, including food
Trade. With the election behind us, Mary Kay Thatcher, senior lead for federal government relations at Syngenta, thinks that Biden will likely take a more cautious approach on trade and any new trade agreements. She expects Biden to be aggressive on China, but in a way that also brings more of a coalition.