What We’re Watching – July 17

What We’re Watching – July 17

Rowena Itchon – 102-year-old woman survives 1918 pandemic, COVID-19

Gerri Schappals is 102, and survived the Spanish flu, cancer, and COVID-19 – an inspiration to us all.

Ben Smithwick – The Black Swan Economy

Jonathan Coslet, Senior Partner & Chief Investment Officer at TPG Capital, and Stanford Professor John B. Taylor discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. economy.

Kerry Jackson – Ronald Reagan on the Potential for Fascism Coming to America

Taking nothing away from the current White House occupant, but it’s easy to be reminded how much we miss Ronald Reagan. Just dial up any video in which he sets things straight in plain terms. There aren’t nearly enough like him.

Tim Anaya – The Affordability Problem

In the latest video in PRI’s “Escape the Drug Pricing Maze” series, the Professor and Pete go to the movies to learn why there is a drug affordability problem. After watching a scary thriller about list prices and net prices, an adventure on the prescription escalator, and a movie on biosimilars, they learn that a) specific patient populations are impacted by the drug affordability problem; and b) these issues can be fixed with targeted reforms to achieve innovation and affordability.

 

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