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A customer walks by a now hiring sign at a BevMo store on April 02, 2021 in Larkspur, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Eliminating extra unemployment benefits won’t solve worker shortages, study finds

Despite political rhetoric, extra pandemic-era unemployment benefits largely don’t keep workers from accepting new jobs, according to a new paper by …

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) arrives on Capitol Hill on December 20, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

‘$600 Is Not Enough,’ Say Progressives as Congressional Leaders Reach Covid Relief Deal

Millions of people facing evictions, remaining unemployed, standing in food bank and soup kitchen lines. Our politicians didn’t do …

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In just three months, 6 million more Americans have fallen into poverty

The rise in poverty was triggered by a lack of new stimulus checks and the end of the $600 …