E1: US Response to COVID-19 & Impact on Startups, Venture Capital & Public Markets with David Friedberg
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0:01 Jason & Chamath intro David and check in on each other's quarantines

2:26 Has the US overreacted or underreacted so far? David & Chamath give their opinions on new directives & statistics

13:15 Thoughts on potential treatment options & policy changes

22:25 Chamath explains the circumstances of recording a podcast while the Stock Market tanks in real-time

25:03 Should the US adopt Chinese & South Korean quarantine strategies?

29:53 What do the current market conditions mean for startups & VC?

41:24 Chamath explains what is currently happening in the capital markets

45:05 How close is the US on being able to do mass-testing?

54:13 Thoughts on bailouts for companies that manipulated their earnings-per-share ratio by stock buybacks? Impact on the global economy

1:03:14 Impact on luxury goods? Should there be a monthly stipend for low-income citizens?

1:12:10 COVID-19 exposing holes in the US healthcare system

1:17:44 Should we ban wet markets globally?

1:24:12 Over/Under: when Americans will be allowed to go out to restaurants again

1:28:18 When will the weekly poker game resume?

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