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"Republicans Fiddle While the Poor Burn"
Posted by: Ted King
Date: July 30, 2020 10:48AM
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“If you make $40,000 or less,” the chairman of the Federal Reserve said today, “you had a 40% chance of losing your job in April or May.” But that’s only half the story. A lot more people than that lost at least part of their income. Here’s the breakdown by income level:



The poor suffered the most, of course. Here it is by race and ethnicity:

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Re: "Republicans Fiddle While the Poor Burn"
Posted by: pdq
Date: July 30, 2020 11:13AM
But surely you’ve heard that’s a feature, not a bug?

How else will we get people back to their restaurant, slaughterhouse, or teaching jobs unless we make it impossible for them to survive on unemployment, and soon?
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Re: "Republicans Fiddle While the Poor Burn"
Posted by: sekker
Date: July 30, 2020 01:20PM
That data is breathtakingly bad.
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