Nov 082020
 

We’re all exhausted, but the rich aren’t. In the 24 hours since the election was called, corporate interests and their allies in the Democratic Party have already started their war on the Left. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez answers questions from reporters as she leaves a House Democratic caucus meeting on the potential impeachment of Donald Trump on May 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee / Getty Images) We’re all exhausted, and understandably so. It’s been…

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Nov 082020
 

Ahmad Ghabboun broke into a sweat. It was a late night in August and he had just discovered an unexpected $14,990 debt posted to the online portal he uses to access his account with Washington state’s unemployment agency. Since May, he had been receiving payments every week through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program, newly established by Congress to support freelancers like him. The benefits replaced the paycheck he could no longer earn after the pandemic…

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