TheVoiceOfJoyce Stories of Communities & Cities working with local businesses, philanthropy, the Cares act to protect small businesses. They’ve gotten a financial lifeline, hiring employees and thriving. “It takes A Village” to succeed!

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/02/business/small-business-coronavirus-local.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Hoping for the best isn’t a plan. The Lower & Middle Classes need stimulus to survive the Summer & Fall. Not enough money has gone to the States and more money needs to go to potential workers & entrepreneurs ! My preference: QE for the Lower & Middle Classes. We’ve been stagnating for a decade.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/08/opinion/coronavirus-jobs-report.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Some Good news. Section 7A of the SBA lends to small businesses without collateral & to existing businesses that want to expand. This is a great time for entrepreneurs, if you close on these loans before 9/27/20. You can pick up working Capital inexpensively. Many of the fees are forgiven in the first 6 mos. , worth a look? These loans can be used for real estate investment too! Payable in 7 years.

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jun/07/the-cares-acts-best-kept-secret-is-a-boon-not-just-for-survival-but-for-growth

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The World in Brief. We’re in trouble, Trump doesn’t want testing in America, because he thinks the “optics” of those infected and the # of deaths don’t look good for him. He’d rather concentrate on reopening the Country? No matter the consequences and with no plans in sight for safety guidelines. Nor has he a fix for food supply chains. Trumps MO: Politics & Profits before People.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/08/business/stock-market-coronavirus-jobs-report.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce New Roche test, will tell us who has immunity in a matter of minutes determining, who can return to work. Millions of tests to become available in May through the Summer. 100% accuracy. Than a vaccine!

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AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Oil production & pollution have a direct correlation with Covid 19 & Locusts. Renewables will emerge as the next profitable industry, if we want to survive & thrive. Opportunity Knocks for entrepreneurs & start ups!

http://www.wsj.com/articles/thirst-for-oil-vanishes-leaving-industry-in-chaos-11586873801

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Thalia , a startup in California, making custom products, transitions to making sophisticated equipment for California hospitals. A talk with a medical professional, got him started again and re employing staff. You too can contribute to Hospital preparedness, fill a nich & survive & thrive.

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AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Innovation needed: How to provide the necessary tools to scale up production of ventilators now! Getting the plastic shouldn’t be a problem. Will 3D printing become our new “go to”? On the bright side, if tPA or Streptokinase works to prevent clot formation, we may need less ventilators. Innovation to Survive. Crisis presents opportunity to work &think differently. Be part of the solution. Survive & Thrive

http://www.ft.com/content/28bc27d1-8561-4838-bd71-0d7884a15dfa

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Most places in America are worse off than they were in 2016. With the Coronavirus by necessity, we’ll be in Lockdown to protect ourselves & community. QE for Middle & Lower classes , working or not, 18 & older require a $5000 stimulus. That’s $770Billion. When it’s over, we’ll need reconstruction & more stimulus. We’re all in this together. Rich & poor for America & Americans.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/16/upshot/american-counties-left-behind-trump.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Israeli start up uses environmentally safe compounds to destroy blue green algae composed of Cyanobacteria & dynoplaktons in lake water globally contaminated by fertilizer and other effluents. Worth a try, examples cited.

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-israelis-find-the-secret-to-killing-deadly-algae-blooms-1.8594856