The human and economic toll has been anything but equal across society.
Mitch McConnell has made clear that he will not approve relief funds without a liability shield for corporations.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren and others say President-elect Joe Biden should meet this demand on day one.
Workplace safety regulators have taken a lenient stance toward employers during the pandemic.
Walmart and McDonald’s depend on taxpayers to subsidize the income of many workers because their wages are so low.
Most PPP loans went to businesses in communities that already had more access to resources.
The measure would also provide $500 for each child of eligible recipients.
The richest Americans are getting richer as millions struggle to afford basic necessities.
Hopes are pinned on a $908 billion proposal that includes only a fraction of what is necessary to contain these crises.
Uber, Lyft, and other companies that rely on gig workers spent more than $200 million to promote Prop 22.