2020 Archives

News and Views from Sturges Word’s 2020 Blog Posts

SWC’s Fast Five – August 7th

SWC’s Fast Five

August 7, 2020

Beirut’s suffering unfolds as the name and blame game emerges following its huge port explosion, colleges make plans to close as they open, more good news on the vaccine front which you might be reading about on Instagram now and, here’s one thing that won’t kill us. Apparently.

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SWC’s Fast Five – August 7th2020-08-07T12:21:54-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – July 31st

SWC’s Fast Five

July 31, 2020

Get a picture of new access to domestic-sourced pharmaceuticals, the anti-remote learning movement, a resizing of the office footprint, good news about a scary disease and then chill with the legacy of Bob Ross (psst, he permed his hair!).

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SWC’s Fast Five – July 31st2020-07-31T10:08:35-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – July 24th

SWC’s Fast Five

July 24, 2020

China is behaving badly. Scientists are puzzled yet pushing on to get us promising vaccine results. And we have a new varmint of the week!

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SWC’s Fast Five – July 24th2020-07-24T15:19:56-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – July 17th

SWC’s Fast Five

July 17, 2020

There’s heartening news of a small vaccine trial result which we hope props us up as evictions get ready to surge, COVID-19 unemployment assistance ends and small businesses close forever by the tens of thousands. Even honey bees have turned mean.

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SWC’s Fast Five – July 17th2020-07-16T18:04:45-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – July 10th

SWC’s Fast Five

July 10, 2020

The world continues to learn about COVID-19 on the fly as cases surge, death counts rise, schools debate how to reopen and we all have less change in our pockets. And in non-pandemic news, environment 2, oil and gas, 0.

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SWC’s Fast Five – July 10th2020-07-10T12:51:44-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – July 3rd

SWC’s Fast Five

July 3, 2020

A flag is retired while the Boeing 737 Max takes flight again, Russia is said to pay for American soldier deaths, companies boycott Facebook and chronic underfunding of public health departments continues as the pandemic rages.

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SWC’s Fast Five – July 3rd2020-07-03T09:27:11-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – June 26th

SWC’s Fast Five

June 26, 2020

Coronavirus death toll drops but a surge of cases is still bad news while police reform stalls in Congress, media change the way they refer to Blacks, a gene-editing breakthrough can mean hope for incurable diseases and Paul Blart will have to start walking again.

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SWC’s Fast Five – June 26th2020-06-26T09:40:25-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – June 19th

SWC’s Fast Five

June 19, 2020

A busy week, as we learned more about life-saving COVID-19 drugs, the Supreme Court made a landmark civil rights ruling and more.

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SWC’s Fast Five – June 19th2020-06-18T19:01:05-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – June 12th

SWC’s Fast Five

June 12, 2020

Protests continue, the coronavirus gives head fakes, police culture is under scrutiny, jobs grew for a month – it was another roller coaster week as some of us get through it with a lot of sugar and twice the caffeine.

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SWC’s Fast Five – June 12th2020-06-12T10:54:19-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – June 5th

SWC’s Fast Five

June 5, 2020

A tough week in the U.S., as we share news regarding protests, escalating conflict with China, more pandemic effect on business and education and a bit of good news for small business recipients of PPP. Here's what you need to know this week.

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SWC’s Fast Five – June 5th2020-06-05T14:56:55-05:00

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