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For fourteen years, I have written a quarterly column for “Inside Business” — the business journal of the “The Virginian-Pilot” newspaper.  It is a quarterly review about economic booms and busts, Republicans and Democrats, even war and peace.  Now, I suspect we are approaching an important inflection point.  Just as the 9-11 tragedy changed the way we travel and caused the loss of thousands of Americans in Iraq and Afghanistan, Covid-19 will cause the loss of vastly far more Americans and change the way we work and live.  For a few introductory thoughts, please read my most recent column here: