There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen. — V.I. Lenin
One of the most momentous political and economic decisions of the current century took place last weekend, with tumultuous consequences for markets, industries and entire economies. And yet amid the craziness of the past week's news, you could easily have been forgiven for missing it.
- In this week's issue I'll remind you about that decision, and look at a number of other angles to the current virus crisis. All in 1,510 words, which will take you less than 6 minutes to read.
- Heads-up: We have a special report about coronavirus coming this weekend. As a subscriber to Axios Edge, you'll see that in your inbox from Mike Allen on Saturday.
- 📺 And “Axios on HBO” on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET/PT features an exclusive interview with DNC chair Tom Perez, who said on Monday he's "not contemplating" an online convention (clip).