'i'm Very, Very Worried': Laid-off Workers Struggle With No Social Safety Net

For more than a year on the campaign trail, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic presidential contenders spoke at nearly every event about the number of families in America who were living at the precipice, one paycheck away from losing everything -- even as the economy was booming.

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  • America’s Safety Net Is Failing Its Workers
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    06/3/2020 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Trey Gowdy: The government should maintain public safety by any means necessary
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    06/3/2020 - 1:18 pm | View Link
  • What Will College Be Like in the Fall?
    Administrators, professors, a union representative and students consider the new realities of life on campus in the midst of a pandemic.
    06/2/2020 - 10:12 pm | View Link
  • The Daily 202: Marco Rubio warns of instability without structural changes to help minorities in coronavirus recovery
    The novel coronavirus is not just killing nonwhite Americans at vastly higher rates, it’s also eliminating far more of their jobs and disproportionately driving their small businesses toward ...
    05/27/2020 - 5:29 am | View Link
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