Matthew Aberman: 2020 in Context - A Historical Perspective on Pandemics, Recessions, and Protests

In this episode, Louis' AP US History teacher, Matthew Aberman, joins us to discuss COVID-19, past pandemics and recessions in recent history, stimulus packages, US-China relations, and the uncertainty surrounding the coming months.

Matthew Aberman
June 9, 2020
81
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In this episode, Louis' AP US History teacher, Matthew Aberman, joins us to discuss COVID-19, past pandemics and recessions in recent history, stimulus packages, US-China relations, and the uncertainty surrounding the coming months. 

We cover a lot in the interview, and Matthew defended all major points with a relevant historical comparison. Matthew is an awesome teacher and it was really valuable for us to hear his opinions on the major events from the past few months.

We hope you enjoy the conversation as much as we did.

Some things we learned with Matthew:

  • Realistic time tables for vaccine development.
  • Historical examples of how societies reacted to pandemics.
  • The politicization of COVID-19 by the political parties. 
  • The differences between the recession in 2009 and 2020. 

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Louis Shulman
Co-Host of The Louis and Kyle Show

Louis is finishing his degree in computer science from the University of Alabama. He loves books, exercise, and internet challenges.