The analysis concluded that about 90 percent of the wealth created from shale gas extraction leaves local communities.
The unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent, but job growth is still weak.
The grim realities of the Brexit deal announced on Christmas Eve are beginning to sink in.
Critics say the $900 billion relief package does not go far enough in providing direct aid to those in most need.
Businesses that don’t rehire all their workers may have to pay back the loans plus 1 percent interest.
The human and economic toll has been anything but equal across society.
Most PPP loans went to businesses in communities that already had more access to resources.
President-elect Biden will be able to cancel nearly all student debt without congressional approval, if he chooses to.
Hopes are pinned on a $908 billion proposal that includes only a fraction of what is necessary to contain these crises.
This comes as progressives are demanding a cabinet free of Wall Street influence.