Vox explains why the United States is seeing employment plummet amidst the pandemic while the United Kingdom has not experienced the same level of jobs devastation. It did not have to be like. Massive job losses are a purely political decision, as the video highlights.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. Stephen lives in Kenmore and primarily covers land use and transportation issues for The Urbanist.