Here’s who should receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom (but won’t get it from Trump)

Unlike in a typical disaster, the US supply chain was intact. And restaurants desperately needed business. Nationwide, 83 percent of restaurant workers had been laid off. As long as the nonprofit could raise money, it could help send cooks back to their kitchens. [As of July] 2,200 restaurants are participating in the Restaurants for the People program. Though the outlays are unlikely to cover every eatery’s pre-pandemic balance sheets, World Central estimates it has sent along more than $48 million, accounting for 200,000 meals in Washington alone that restaurants may not have had ordered otherwise.