GDP can be increased through both government spending and printing new money. So, naturally, once lockdowns end we'll see a big rebound in GDP. But that doesn't tell us if the private sector is actually better off.
Mises knew: “Mass unemployment destroys the moral foundations of the social order. The young people…forced to remain idle, are the ferment out of which the most radical political movements are formed."
Riots are not the answer to police abuse. The answer lies in making drastic reforms to how police agencies function, up to and including privatization. Contrary to the popular narrative, it's not just nonwhites who are in danger. We're all targets of the state's enforcers.
George W. Bush has resurfaced to pander to the Left and the media in hopes of getting some attention. Apparently, Bush's brutal history of lies, wars, and torture is all fine now since he said some nice things condemning racism.