1. How the supply chain crisis ends

Illustration of a vessel with shipping containers and the earth.
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

The "everything shortage," born of the COVID calamity, likely will require another huge disruption before we get back to normal.

Why it matters: Product shortages, delays and corresponding price spikes have become a fact of life in America since the pandemic started. To end it, either demand has to go down — which could be rough — or supply has to go up, which means we'd have to wait it out.

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