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Khanoisseur 🐶🤦🏻‍♂️🌎+ Your Authors @Khanoisseur Nonpartisan fact-checks + “frustratingly accurate” analysis of news (+🐶 pics). *Turn notifications on* Stuff @Google @Twitter @Facebook @Tesla @Audi Jul. 04, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

Tiafoe had been training in Florida, which set a new one day record for COVID-19 infections — 11,458 new cases in the last 24 hours. This is the second time in the last 3 days that cases rose by more than 10,000. Many frontline workers making less than $10/hr are infected.

Florida has many retirees and like Texas (both have shunned income taxes and boast about being “business friendly”) it relies on younger, low-paid workers (FL min wage=$8.56) that lack health insurance — essentially exploited by businesses — to fund the treasury, run the economy.

Florida failed to diversify its economy — relies on tourism, non-essential businesses and on California-based tech companies that have opened satellite offices in the state. With coronavirus impacting tourism, many people working from home, it’s set to become a failed state.

Even before the coronavirus struck, Florida residents ($2,187 per resident) were getting a staggering 182X more federal funding per resident compared to a California resident ($12 per resident). Inevitable that Florida will need a massive federal bailout in the coming months.

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