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Voice of America 20 May 2020

Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio: Restaurants Will Need Long-Term Funding to Survive


Costs for safety protocols could add to already mounting debt for restaurants


The coronavirus pandemic has gutted New York City's restaurants.

Celebrity chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio discusses what's at stake and what can be done to save the industry.
Nym Calvez worked at a downtown Vancouver hotel — until the COVID-19 pandemic hit that industry. She is originally from the Philippines and may not be able to send money back to her family. She wants the federal government to think about helping workers through a long recovery.

Dr. Michael Osterholm discusses the United States need for a ‘Marshall Plan" to get us through the coronavirus crisis, and describes how the country's lack of leadership has led to testing shortages. Aired on 04/23/2020.
The European Union could use its seven-year budgetary plan to tackle inequalities that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, leading European thinktank Bruegel says.…

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