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Tue July 14, 2020
(In These Times)
 
 
 
We're about to have an unemployment crisis, eviction crisis, health crisis, child care crisis, and business failure crisis all feeding each other, and the federal government does not particularly seem to care
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
White House signals openness to unemployment compromise as crucial deadline looms for 30 million with no good job prospects in sight and a new lockdown probably right around the corner
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Mon July 13, 2020
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Donald "Winner" Trump continues his string of record setting accomplishments with a projected $3.74 Trillion annual deficit. Eclipsing weak Obama's measly $1.4 Trillion record. You libs must be so triggered
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
"We're now seeing the normal recession dynamics we were trying to avoid"
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Well, honestly it's less of a message and more of a gesture, really, though a highly expressive one
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Sat July 11, 2020
(WTAE)
 
 
 
79 year old bus driver, laid off due to Rona, finally started getting benefits after weeks of delays then, "Yeah, about that money. We need it back"
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Fri July 10, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Canada adds 952,900 jobs in June which is either 750,000 or 1,300,000 American. Subby was educated in the States so maths is hard
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Unemployed to earn $600 less weekly
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Unemployed to earn $600 less weekly
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Thu July 09, 2020
(Fox 5 New York)
 
 
 
"The blue-cheese salad dressing, butter, ground turkey, cans of grain-free dog food, and new toothbrush came to $24.97. Laurie Mahlenbrei handed the cashier a slice of wood marked $25 and walked out with her items in plastic grocery bags"
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Another 1.3M. What a great economy
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Wed July 08, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
"Some spots" of economic damage? "SOME SPOTS?"
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Tue July 07, 2020
(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
Well, we're boned
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Yes, Sweden is the cautionary tale here. Definitely it's Sweden. Yup. The world is learning from Sweden
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Brother can you spare an Apple, NYC's unemployment rate is just about at 20 percent, a figure not seen since the Great Depression
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(NPR)
 
 
 
The fact that we are all drinking more beer means something to science
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Lufthansa: Thanks for the bail-out. Oh, BTW, we're gonna need 20% of management to not let the door hit you in the backside on your way to the unemployment office. Yeahhhh, that'd be super
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Fri July 03, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Hospitals in Texas and Arizona establish protocols for deciding which critically ill patients will get ventilators and other scarce resources, and which will get only palliative care before they die. To be run by a panel. Death panels, if you will
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Thu July 02, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Trump gloats that the economy got 7 yards on a 4th and 18 play
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Trump gloats that the economy got 7 yards on a 4th and 18 play
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
'3 to 6 months of savings' might be the traditional thinking when it comes to household emergency funds, but who has '3 to 6 months of savings' left?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
'3 to 6 months of savings' might be the traditional thinking when it comes to household emergency funds, but who has '3 to 6 months of savings' left?
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
So what WILL happen if 20 million people are suddenly evicted from their rental apartments?
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
So what WILL happen if 20 million people are suddenly evicted from their rental apartments?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
The US adds 4.8mil new jobs to be cut as the wave swells and washes over the country
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Good News: Unemployment falls to 11.1%. Bad news: Unemployment is still at 11.1%
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Airbus tells 15,000 to hit the bricks
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Wed July 01, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Perhaps it is time to consider the possibilty that not only is Wall St. NOT the economy, but that Wall St. is in fact a parasite on the economy?
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
♫ Hello foreclosure crisis my old friend ♪ I've come to talk with you again ♬
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(The Week)
 
 
 
"The relatively strong economy of 2019 is not coming back for a good long while because Donald Trump is an incompetent oaf who has failed spectacularly at his job"
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Tue June 30, 2020
(Vice)
 
 
 
There might never be a better time to experiment with a Guaranteed Basic Income, as a way to deal with both racial inequality and the looming recession
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Unemployment makes it very clear that universal health care would be a benefit to all
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(WDIO Duluth)
 
 
 
Great. NOW how am I supposed to make my hats?
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Mon June 29, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
You're on the Cash Cliff, a game show where we ask you that if the Democrats or Republicans are responsible for your income inequality. Get the questions right and Congress tosses you a lifeline, get it wrong and we kick you out on the street
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(CNN)
 
 
 
While Republicans bemoan Minimum Wage Wally getting a living wage for the first time in his life while on unemployment. The Fed now owns Walmart's debt. Privatize the profits, and socialize the losses, eh 'Murica?
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
While many Americans are struggling due to Covid-19, at least the billionaires suffered as well right? Ummmmm, RIGHT???
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Sun June 28, 2020
(The Motley Fool)
 
 
 
Trump: A second stimulus check is coming. McConnell: That's news to me
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Sat June 27, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
Trump tries to undo the damage he caused to the New England lobster industry by ... [spins wheel of excuses] ... blaming Obama
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Fri June 26, 2020
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Lamestream media polling shows Trump trailing Biden in NC, FL, TX, and GA (checks notes) wait, strike that -- Fox News polls
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
Are we heading for another Great Depression? Will this be the Greatest Depression? Any thoughts?
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
"Consumer sentiment slips in late June as confidence in U.S. economic policies slumps to Trump-era low"
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(WKYC Cleveland)
 
 
 
Fed to banks: look farkos, we're about to be in for a VERY bumpy ride, so you all are going to hang on to your cash and not deplete it by buying back your own stock or handing out dividends to investors until at least September, capice?
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Donald Trump's "rocket ship economy" is less "Saturn V thundering skyward" and more "Falcon 9 exploding on the launch pad"
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Turns out even if the US were to be more like Sweden, people will just stay home instead of spending money
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Thu June 25, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Canada: "Dear tech workers, we're just like the US, but without Donald Trump"
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(AP News)
 
 
 
US GDP drops at a 5.0% rate in Q1 and that's the good news
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Good News: First-time claims for unemployment benefits have fallen in every report for the past 12 weeks. Bad News: Another 1.5 million Americans filed initial jobless claims last week
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
So, that 2nd stimulus check, well turns out Steve doesn't think you need one, but hey don't worry, the next "stimulus" is going to be "jobs" focused. You might say, it will have a laser like focus on "jobs"
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Red states reopening has been a disaster, and Republican governors are openly panicking
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Wed June 24, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
IMF downgrades outlook for global economy, claiming a quick recovery would be unbelievable. WOAH
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Why do so many people earn so little?
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(NPR)
 
 
 
The US economy won't recover because the rich aren't spending money on leisure. And you thought the US wasn't a service economy
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Tue June 23, 2020
(The Week)
 
 
 
Poverty went down from April to May because the CARES Act is actually the best American policy in 50 years
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(The Week)
 
 
 
Poverty went down from April to May because the CARES Act is actually the best American policy in 50 years
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Mon June 22, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
Scotland says it may take company stakes to keep them from turning into crap
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(The US Sun)
 
 
 
Hold out all you people who have been living off the measly $1,200 the US government gave you way back when, a second coronavirus stimulus payment could be approved by Congress by August 8. Maybe it will last you until the second wave passes
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
The stock market finally realizes that COVID-19 didn't go away
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Sat June 20, 2020
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Market expert warns we are in "one of the nutsiest bubbles in the history of bubbledom" so we've that going for us
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Fri June 19, 2020
(9News (Australia))
 
 
 
Iceland: The land that coronavirus forgot ...it's like it never happened
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Thu June 18, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
The Bank of England says the UK's recession is "less bad," but refuses to go so far as to say it's not "doubleplusungood"
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(AP News)
 
 
 
The Bank of England says the UK's recession is "less bad," but refuses to go so far as to say it's not "doubleplusungood"
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(AP News)
 
 
 
US mortgage rates hit an all-time low, mirroring most people's credit scores
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Wed June 17, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Discuss the issues facing Brooklyn's 50th District or talk about how the challenger wrote in her old online journal that she mooned a couple having sex when she was 19. Since you're reading this here .. well, you know
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Target confirms its $15/hr wage, offers $200 bonus hazard pay for existing employees, extends pandemic benefits, really hits the bulls-eye
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(Barron's)
 
 
 
How the SCOTUS' LGBTQ ruling will boost the US economy
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Tue June 16, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
The economy is still tanking, people are still out of work, and restaurants are shutting down again due to coronavirus spikes. So what sound words of wisdom does Jim Cramer have for you struggling to get through this?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
There are more people collecting unemployment than are unemployed. Some economists call it "puzzling", which is a nice way of saying "the government is lying"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
There are more people collecting unemployment than are unemployed. Some economists call it "puzzling", which is a nice way of saying "the government is lying"
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Robinhood investors will end up in tears. Should exchange tight tights for something less manly
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Mon June 15, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow defends covering up what companies received PPP bailouts
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow defends covering up what companies received PPP bailouts
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Sun June 14, 2020
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Man with no discernible talents complains about overpaying the peons
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Man with no discernible talents complains about overpaying the peons
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Fri June 12, 2020
(Buzzfeed News)
 
 
 
Well, looks like we're all doomed in August
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
The UK's economy shrank a record 20.4% in April. To put this in perspective, during the Great Recession it shrank by no more than one point in a month. Blimey
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Thu June 11, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
The poor stay poor, the rich get rich. That's how it goes. Everybody knows
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Airline Lufthansa puts 22,000 on the unemployment train
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow denies existence of recession. Again
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow denies existence of recession. Again
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Wed June 10, 2020
(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
Good news, unemployed Floridians: you now have a full-time job of trying to get unemployment benefits from the government
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
A one year membership in the Jelly of the Month club
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(Twitter Donald Trump)
 
 
 
Pandemic, near record high unemployment, racial unrest but sure, let's rehash the grievances your campaign supposedly suffered in 2016
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Mon June 08, 2020
(Poynter Institute)
 
 
 
And the hits keep coming: A glass shortage could be a huge problem for distributing a COVID-19 vaccine
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
With the economy shrinking by a record 16%-21.8%, it's no strain to say the pain is plainly in Spain
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Department of Labor: "We're bringing back jobs." Brookings Institute: "Um yeah, about that
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
In case you were wondering, the US pandemic recession began in February
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Black workers are being left behind as the economy reopens
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Sun June 07, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Libertarians pick their 2020 presidential candidate and...okay, we have got to find her running mate's Fark handle because damn
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Sat June 06, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
That decrease in unemployment numbers Trump bragged about? Yeah, about that
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Fri June 05, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
The next president of the United states points out that George Floyd is not having a great day
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Before you start getting too excited about the market and the economy you should know that Jim Cramer just declared "We're back"
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(MPR News)
 
 
 
The Labor Department has acknowledged making errors in how it classified people as employed and said the real May rate is worse than the numbers indicate. Oops
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Stonks up 800 points on news fake news manufactured by the Department of Labor, proving the only thing important in life in stonks
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
Good news, everyone, the economy could be a lot worse
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
Good news, everyone, the economy could be a lot worse
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
White House economic advisor offers complex rationale for denying unemployment payments. It's a Laffer
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
♫ ♬Gave you a job, gave you security Gave you a chance to survive You're just a poor soul in the unemployment line I'm God, You're hardly alive♫ ♬ This is your Trump Lies about Jobs Numbers LIVE thread (starts at 10am EST)
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Thoughtful employers are reporting thousands of workers to the state who have refused to return to the office because of fears about contracting coronavirus ...to have their unemployment benefits revoked
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
20%
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Thu June 04, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
GOP Senators opposed to extending unemployment benefits, but worry that canceling them will sink their Senate Majority. Then there's Rand Paul (R-KYJelly): a "terrible idea [that] never should have passed in the first place"
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Hey everyone, over here...remember me? It's Coronavirus and I'm spreading faster than ever now but don't worry, carry on with whatever it is you're now doing and just forget about me
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Pandemic. Recession. Mass Unemployment. Civil Unrest. Riots.. Sounds like the perfect time for the President of the United States to go golfing
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
The GOP begins rethinking condemning the unemployed to death
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Nearly 25% of Americans have no emergency savings. Good thing rioting, a pandemic, and global economic implosion isn't an "emergency"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Good news everyone, the recession is over. Now if you could all stop foraging through the dumpster behind my mansion that'd be swell
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Pandemic unemployment claims reach a staggering 42.6 million
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Wed June 03, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Inspector General from the Department of Labor warns of major fraud in the unemployment insurance system, then abruptly retires but insists it was totally his decision and not forced on him
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(Global News (Canada))
 
 
 
Sweden's chief epidemiologist: Hmmm, maybe we should have tried a lockdown after all
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
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(Click Orlando)
 
 
 
Scientist admits Sweden could have handled the coronavirus outbreak better, possibly by doing something, anything
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Before you blame skyrocketing USA unemployment numbers on COVID-19, consider that Europe's unemployment rate has remained steady
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Mortgage apps up 18% as people show they're batsh*t crazy just to get out and move
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
To immense irritation of its struggling franchisees, Subway wants to bring back economically suicidal $5 Footlong for summer
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Tue June 02, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Coronavirus will wipe out $8 trillion from the US economy in the next decade
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Coronavirus will wipe out $8 trillion from the US economy in the next decade
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Mon June 01, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
You're dealing with Covid-19 restrictions, unemployment, and rioting in every major city in America, but hey, it's not all bad... life looks bright and sunny to the investor class
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Unemployed New Yorkers by the hundreds wait in line for one ATM in Manhattan every day. Why? Because it's the only one in NYC where they can withdraw their money without getting charged fees
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Fri May 29, 2020
(NJ.com)
 
 
 
Small business owners: Can we reopen so we can pay our rents? Governor: No. Well can we at least delay our rent payments? No. So fark us? Yes
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(Daily American)
 
 
 
Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf: "Did I pass the COVID-19 reopening test?" Proctor: "Uh, NO"
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Thu May 28, 2020
(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
The Good News is that the unemployment numbers are stabilizing. The Bad News is that this is NOT good news
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(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
The Good News is that the unemployment numbers are stabilizing. The Bad News is that this is NOT good news
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
New challenge for the feds in these coronavirus times: Workers who don't want to come back to their jobs
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Twitter CEO to Trump: We will keep pointing out your factual inaccuracies
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Trump will kick thousands of Chinese students out of the country because he thinks they're spies
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Wed May 27, 2020
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
The cost of the UK's virus support jumps about $12 bil in a week, which is like £ somethingsomethingnumber in a fortnight
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Tue May 26, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
"Back to work" bonuses may become a real thing if you want to die for shareholders profits
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Mon May 25, 2020
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Guy who doesn't work for a living says the quiet part out loud regarding American workers... *checks notes* Sorry, I meant "human capital stock"
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Trump wants to f*ck over legal immigrants again
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Sun May 24, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Short answer: No. Long answer: Nooooo
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Short answer: No. Long answer: Nooooo
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Sat May 23, 2020
(CBS8 San Diego)
 
 
 
"We're moving people around just to keep the balls in the air." is a direct quote from A) A basketball coach. B) A porno director. C) The director of California's crappy unemployment system
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Fri May 22, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Health and human services secretary: Be boostrappy and help the economy because depression from being unemployed can kill you. Subby: Bootstrappy is already your RX for mental health, choadbro
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
How many Americans will die in order for Trump to save the Dow?
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(AP News)
 
 
 
A new poll says many in the US won't return to the gym or dine out again, because what's one without the other?
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Yertle is sabotaging Trump's re-election campaign
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(Politico)
 
 
 
What do you mean Georgians won't risk death to buy soft-serve ice cream or scented candles?
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Thu May 21, 2020
(Pix11)
 
 
 
38. MILLION. Unemployed
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(Pix11)
 
 
 
38. MILLION. Unemployed
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Yertle vows to end enhanced unemployment benefits, confirming cruelty is the point
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Wed May 20, 2020
(10 News)
 
 
 
California's EDD phone system is hanging up on unemployment seekers. Subby (an IT guy) dealt with them back in 2018 and their system was complete shiat then as well
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
ALEC and GOP lawmakers are urging the Feds to not bail out the states. Reasons are it'll cost too much and people might end up wanting to raise taxes on the rich
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
U Chicago study finds that 16M of the jobs lost over the past two months aren't coming back
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
President Trump now skeptical of extending unemployment benefits enacted in response to pandemic. Something about harking back to the good old days of watching the poors starve
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
The RNC made $27 million in April from delusional morons
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Tue May 19, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
US home construction blown away like it was made out of straw
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
The economic collapse in six charts. With helpful suggestions to bring back jobs and set the stage for higher productivity (that obviously won't be followed because reasons)
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(Click2Houston)
 
 
 
"It's a bizarre time to be job searching" complain recent college graduates, not realizing that this is the same for 33 million other Americans
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(Twitter Donald Trump)
 
 
 
Economy in free fall, pandemic attacking the nation, record unemployment but sure let's talk about morning talk show ratings
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Mon May 18, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Thousands re-enlist rather than leave the military, possibly after taking a look and seeing how unsafe it is out there now
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Great, unemployment is about to get even more depressing
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Great, unemployment is about to get even more depressing
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
It's almost like giving $3 trillion to big business and expecting them to take care of workers while saving the economy isn't working out
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The American Dream is not dead; it's just on life support
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(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
36 million unemployed? BETTER CUT FOOD STAMPS
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(Daily Dot)
 
 
 
Sharpie-like fake ID detected
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Sun May 17, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Some people had no problem filing for unemployment
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(TampaBay.com (St. Petersburg Tim)
 
 
 
Gov. DeSantis: "Well, it's your own stupid fault for getting unemployed in teh first place"
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Sat May 16, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Unemployment has become such an omnishambles that economists are looking at a new way to measure it
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Fri May 15, 2020
(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
Yes, we get it, Americans are woefully underpaid in this country
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(ABC7 San Francisco)
 
 
 
Laid-off workers seeking new post-pandemic careers, possibly as scavengers, wasteland raiders, that guy with the flamethower guitar on the truck, or god forbid, even worse: Salesforce administrators
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(ABC7 San Francisco)
 
 
 
Laid-off workers seeking new post-pandemic careers, possibly as scavengers, wasteland raiders, that guy with the flamethower guitar on the truck, or god forbid, even worse: Salesforce administrators
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Just like in 2016, voters in the heartland are broke, out of work, and angry. Just like in 2016, Trump and the GOP is hoping to exploit that and turn it into Republican votes. UNLIKE 2016, it might not work as folks ARE noticing who is in charge now
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(New Zealand Herald)
 
 
 
New Zealand, population 5 million, passes $50 billion package to get people working again. Trickling up
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(New Zealand Herald)
 
 
 
New Zealand, population 5 million, passes $50 billion package to get people working again. Trickling up
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Thu May 14, 2020
(WBUR Boston)
 
 
 
36.5M unemployed
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(WBUR Boston)
 
 
 
36.5M unemployed
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Wed May 13, 2020
(Cleveland Plain Dealer)
 
 
 
Let's see how Ohio's worker reporting website is holding up... OMG 4 h4x0R KILl3d i7 PWn3d
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Cuomo to Congress: You're going to do what you did with the last no strings bailout, aren't you?
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Americans are saving more, buying less, and paying down debt. Obviously that's a bad thing
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(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
Grocery prices see major increase in a month, the biggest hike in half a century
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
No foolin' - US wholesale prices dropped a record 1.3% in April
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(AP News)
 
 
 
After revolting March economic numbers, the UK is on course for a 'significant' recession much the same way it lost 'substantial' real estate in 1776
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(Foreign Policy)
 
 
 
Will a global depression trigger another world war? Maybe, but what is it good for?
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(Slate)
 
 
 
"I broke up with my ex shortly after she told me she couldn't have kids; I really wanted a family and it was a tough decision. I ran into her after years apart and saw she was pregnant; she told me that I failed her test. Am I right to be outraged?"
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Tue May 12, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
In which a Billionaire's lackey explains why giving the poors a universal basic income would DESTROY America and all that we love and hold dear
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(Daily Dot)
 
 
 
People share some of the positive effects the pandemic and quarantine have had on them. Share yours
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(Courthouse News Service)
 
 
 
Posting a rant about a store requiring you to wear a mask and threatening them with a handgun and hollow points is a good way to guarantee you won't be standing in line in a grocery store, but rather an unemployment line
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Mon May 11, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Steve Mnuchin acknowledges that we have probably not even begun to scratch the surface of the Trump administration's incompetence
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
White House adviser criticizes press for covering dwindling cake supplies
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Hawaii's unemployment rate tics up a little from 3%. And by a little I mean it's surged to 34%
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Photos from the US's hunger crisis
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(Lifehacker)
 
 
 
That $2,000 a month stimulus plan? Yeah, about that
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Sun May 10, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow confused by Obama's criticism of the Trump administration, light switches
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(AP News)
 
 
 
So, about all those "temporary" layoffs
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
DON'T click on this link
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Fri May 08, 2020
(The Mary Sue)
 
 
 
It's time to consider a universal basic income. Change my mind
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(The Mary Sue)
 
 
 
It's time to consider a universal basic income. Change my mind
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(JSOnline)
 
 
 
Wisconsin GOP made state lose out on $25 million in unemployment benefits
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
USA Today tries to come up with five reasons not to worry about everyone losing their jobs and record unemployment. Basically, thoughts and prayers in article form
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
One more time: The stock market is not the economy
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Trump sets another employment record. I'm feeling a depression from all this winning
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(Harvard Business Review)
 
 
 
Four reasons why the US is not headed towards another depression
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(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
"A growing number of analysts have made peace with the dissonance between the markets' fortunes and their own. In their view, capitalists haven't lost touch with reality - equity values simply no longer depend on the functioning of society"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Now we know why Barr moved to drop charges against Flynn yesterday: So Trump would have an excuse to rage against the Deep State and the impeachment "hoax" today, rather than explaining why the worst jobs report in US history "isn't his fault"
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Trump on coronavirus: "It'll go away." Trump on 20 million jobs lost: "Those jobs will all be back and be back very soon"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Stock market bullish on news that only 20.5 million jobs were lost in April, unemployment rate is only 14.7%
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(The Week)
 
 
 
So much for the Trump revolution of the GOP, he has failed miserably as with anything he touches
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Economists have some bad news for most of the 77% of Americans out of work who think they'll have a job to come back to
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
There is no such thing as a disposable workforce anymore
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Thu May 07, 2020
(Foreign Policy)
 
 
 
To keep their economies going, Euro nations adopted 'trickle up' handouts for the unemployed. The US stuck with trickle down. Unemployment stats let us compare
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Putin would rather be riding bears while shirtless than actually solve the coronavirus crisis
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
When everyone's been layed off, the rate of layoffs will be zero
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(PBS)
 
 
 
April brings epic losses, soaring unemployment, more than just showers
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
77 percent of laid-off workers enjoy a rich fantasy life
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Wed May 06, 2020
(NBC San Diego)
 
 
 
Remember when only 30% unemployment was the worst that could happen with the economy?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
"Greatest economy ever." "I have the best words." "I am the most popular person in the history of the Republican Party." "Worst job loss in the history of ADP report" One of these is not a lie
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Trump is bored of the War on Coronavirus
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Tue May 05, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
California sues Uber and Lyft alleging misclassification of contractors
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Mon May 04, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Ohio sets up a website where employers can report any runaway serfs who don't show back up to work after "re-opening" because they feel "unsafe"; promises to cut off all their benefits so they won't have any choice
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(KAKE Wichita)
 
 
 
Many businesses have seen sales drop to zero since Covid-19 started. The National Apartment Association wants you to know that May rent collections will be down 8 percent. Cue the tiny violins, but not too loud; I can hear you through the wall
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The housing market braces for crash
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(The Union Leader)
 
 
 
The college cost bubble is starting to burst
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(The Union Leader)
 
 
 
The college cost bubble is starting to burst
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Kroger donates 200,000 gallons of milk to food banks. Hopefully, along with jars or jugs or something
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(WJHG Panama City Beach)
 
 
 
Trump economy setting employment records not seen in over 80 years
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(Boston.com)
 
 
 
She predicted the coronavirus. What does she foresee next? "Just as we come out of our holes and see what 25 percent unemployment looks like, we may also see what collective rage looks like"
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Sure, I'll sign another relief bill. But first, I want you to do me a favor
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Sun May 03, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
White House: We have to get the economy back up and running immediately. Also White House: We have to sabotage the economy
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Property owners bracing for a huge wave of rent defaults and I'm sure it's a total coincidence that 'squatters rights' is rising in Google Trends
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Sat May 02, 2020
(Twitter)
 
 
 
Add Ohio to the growing list of states refusing to pay unemployment to people who refuse to die for the economy
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Fri May 01, 2020
(Fox 4 KC)
 
 
 
Missouri bank with state contract on prepaid debit cards for unemployment making money off long list of fees, charged you $3.50 just for reading this
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Not News: States start to lift restrictions. News: State governor allows anyone in a household with sick members, high risk members, or kids to stay on unemployment, regardless if they can get work. Fark: Texas
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(Fox5 DC)
 
 
 
The coronavirus pandemic will likely last until the middle of Biden's first term or Trump's corruption trial, whichever comes first
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Texas is forcing everyone back to work today, so let's check yesterday's COVID statistics and see how safe we ar--- oh dear
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
We're Number 1. We're Number 1
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Thu April 30, 2020
(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Here's your daily reminder Lindsey Graham is an asshole
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Frankie, Annette, let's pick Gidget up and go surfing down by the ocean. I hear Huntington and Newport have some killer waves. California Governor Gavin Newsom: How about no
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Everything workers need to know about PPP loans, reduced hours, medical and child-care exemptions from returning to work, etc
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Everything workers need to know about PPP loans, reduced hours, medical and child-care exemptions from returning to work, etc
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Wed April 29, 2020
(New Statesman)
 
 
 
One thing the pandemic has made absolutely clear: Those who are in charge of our country have absolutely no idea how much it costs to live in it
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Lyft announces plans to lay off nearly 1,000 employees and furlough another 268, stunning industry observers who didn't realize Lyft actually HAD employees and not just independent contractors
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The EPI survey, starting with 24.4 million people who applied for unemployment benefits between March 15 and April 18, shows that the actual number of unemployed workers in the US is somewhere between 33.3 and 38.3 million people
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Larry "Off the Rails" Kudlow says the cash phase of the economic rescue winding down, but the unemployment and homeless stages are ramping up nicely
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
...he's an asshole?
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Journalistic shortcuts hurt - even unintentional ones
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(The Week)
 
 
 
The idea that Democratic states are struggling and Republican states are thriving is a lie. Red states need coronavirus bailouts too
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Economists say that by the end of June, the U.S. economy will have shrunk 12%, which is 3 times greater than the financial crisis of 2008
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
US first-quarter GDP shrinks 4.8% vs 3.5% expected. Pants soiled accordingly and collectively
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Tue April 28, 2020
(Courier-Journal)
 
 
 
Tupac is alive and well and unemployed in Kentucky. Biggie is still unavailable for comment
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Robert Reich is a ray of sunshine, isn't he?
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(Orlando Sentinel)
 
 
 
Four out of ten deemed ineligible. Florida: We're not telling you why, have a nice day
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(Orlando Sentinel)
 
 
 
Four out of ten deemed ineligible. Florida: We're not telling you why, have a nice day
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Mon April 27, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Russian businesses facing disaster are getting no help from the Kremlin, raising the specter of massive social unrest which of course has never caused problems in Russia
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
There's going to be a depression. A great depression. The greatest depression we've had for 90 years, says Trump's top jobs advisor
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Sun April 26, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Oregon's unemployment rate spiked over 1100% from this time last year. Fark: That's the LOWEST spike in the country
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Oregon's unemployment rate spiked over 1100% from this time last year. Fark: That's the LOWEST spike in the country
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Sat April 25, 2020
(Washington Examiner)
 
 
 
U.S. federal debt will exceed size of economy in 2020 for first time since World War II. Enjoy what's left of the country while you can
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(Washington Examiner)
 
 
 
U.S. federal debt will exceed size of economy in 2020 for first time since World War II. Enjoy what's left of the country while you can
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Reopening has begun, and may the odds be ever in your favor
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Fri April 24, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
3.7 trillion dollars. The total GDP of Germany (4th largest economy in the world) or the estimated 2020 US budget deficit?
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(Common Dreams)
 
 
 
Trump and McConnell block increase to SNAP funding, because it's not like there are any new broke hungry people in America at the moment
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Consumer sentiment seen stabilizing at the end of April. We said consumer (singular) not consumers (plural) because there is only one person buying things at this point
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(Politico)
 
 
 
We told you don't vote for the guy that bankrupts his businesses for sport
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Thu April 23, 2020
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Set of closely-watched business surveys show the scale of Europe's looming coronavirus recession: "Are we farked? Yes ☑ No ☐"
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(Fox 5 San Diego)
 
 
 
A map shows the San Diego county neighborhoods hardest hit by the shutdown. Spoiler alert: it's also a map of the poorest and most densely populated neighborhoods
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
The anger came from employees who'd determined they'd make more money by collecting unemployment benefits than their normal paychecks. "I couldn't believe it," she added. "On what planet am I competing with unemployment?"
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Forecast says coronavirus will leave a mess on the Hershey highway for 2020. Oh poop
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(NPR)
 
 
 
The Coronavirus has caused 26 million in the US to lose their jobs and, in many cases their health insurance but it's a pandemic, there's nothing we can do to help that. Look at Europe which has also been hit just as hard...they?..son-of-a-
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Will the recovery look like a 'U,' a 'V' or 'swoosh?' Economists try to predict the recovery while omitting the 'steaming pile'
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(Fox 31 Denver)
 
 
 
This is a really bad time to have your phone number be one digit off from the state unemployment office fax line
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Twenty. Six. Million
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
California drivers are acting like Iowans during the lockdown
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(Barron's)
 
 
 
Housing is partying like it's 2008 again
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(Gallup)
 
 
 
New Gallup Poll says a record-high 25% of workers say their job loss is very likely. In related news: Some people in the U.S. still have jobs
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Wed April 22, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Stiglitz sticksit on Trump. Oh my
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Our fumbling response to the pandemic is being called "A crippling blow to America's prestige", but, let's be honest with ourselves, that ship pretty much sailed on November 8th, 2016
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Almost 60% of the voting public approve of Trump's current ability to stimulate jobs, and his overall handling of the economy. Difficulty: this poll is from yesterday, and not 2 years ago
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(TampaBay.com (St. Petersburg Tim)
 
 
 
Gov. DeSantis during first Re-Open Florida Task Force meeting: "Those predictions have been false. Our work is succeeding. We have flattened the curve." Amazing what can take place in just 3 weeks, huh?
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Tue April 21, 2020
(Foreign Policy)
 
 
 
China was supposed to be buying $40 billion of US crops in Phase-One of the US-China trade deal. And US oil producers would sure love it if they'd buy Texas crude instead of Russian/Arabian oil. If only there wasn't someone blaming them for everything
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Unemployment claims filed in Florida since March 15: 1,500,000. Workers who have received payment: 40,193. Market value of diamonds squeezed from coal by Gov. DeSantis' sphincter: Priceless
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(WFLA Tampa Bay)
 
 
 
Florida among slowest states to process virus unemployment claims, hopes problem will solve itself
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(WFLA Tampa Bay)
 
 
 
Florida among slowest states to process virus unemployment claims, hopes problem will solve itself
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(Politico)
 
 
 
You know, if your employees are drawing more money on unemployment than they were working for you, maybe we need to rethink bailing out your business
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Mon April 20, 2020
(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
So what do actual economists say about opening businesses back up again quickly to get the economy going?
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Steven Mnuchin is a certified mnoron
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Sat April 18, 2020
(Cracked)
 
 
 
Rich dude pays $40,000 for a bag of Checkers burgers
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Fri April 17, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
It's not just November that the Republicans are panicking about
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(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
Good news everyone. Florida has cut some red tape and sent out unemployment payments to 33,623 people. Out of 800,000+ that have successfully applied. And the website is still Farked. Yep, we're boned
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
The Chinese economy shrank by 6.8% in Q1. Bat's just insane
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
It turns out that screaming about deficits is fake news
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Ohio Business Owners: Employees see unemployment as a vacation. Ohio Employees: Um, say what now?
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Coronavirus lockdown gone too far: Professional gamblers in Nevada now able to collect unemployment...because they can't gamble
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Coronavirus lockdown gone too far: Professional gamblers in Nevada now able to collect unemployment...because they can't gamble
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The protests against lockdowns and social distancing sure do look a lot like Trump rallies. Bonus: they seem to be fueled by online Russian disinformation programs
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(Globe and Mail)
 
 
 
"What are the chances that one of the most profound intellectuals and nimble polymaths in the United States - nay, the world - just so happens to be married to the daughter of the President of the United States?"
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(Trust.org)
 
 
 
Australia admits coronavirus restrictions may last for a year
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(Mediaite)
 
 
 
Las Vegas Mayor wants to jam everyone into casinos, restaurants, convention centers, and hookers
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Turns out that most Americans would rather not sacrifice their loved ones at the altar of avarice
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Thu April 16, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
I know it's a stretch but it seems that service economies are likely to fail when there's no one around to service
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
It's Thirsty Thursday and 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment. I hope your liquor store was deemed an essential business. Let's all commiserate from a safe distance while watching MSNBC at 8 PM EDT
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(CBS Los Angeles 2)
 
 
 
Las Vegas casino dealers to wear masks while they rob people
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(NPR)
 
 
 
If ten years of "spectacular" economic growth can be wiped out in a month, then maybe "spectacular" was always the wrong word to describe America's economy. Perhaps "brittle", "fragile", or "bulls**t" would be more accurate?
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(NPR)
 
 
 
If ten years of "spectacular" economic growth can be wiped out in a month, then maybe "spectacular" was always the wrong word to describe America's economy. Perhaps "brittle", "fragile", or "bulls**t" would be more accurate?
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
A Massachusetts man has been arrested for allegedly trying to blow up a Jewish assisted living residence. He's being held on attempted arson charges and currently waits appointment to the Trump administration
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
What do you mean I'm going to have to dry my own hair?
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Another 5.2 million Americans were granted 'Suddenly Promoted to Visitor' status by their employers, bringing the total to 22,000,000
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Another 5.2 million Americans were granted 'Suddenly Promoted to Visitor' status by their employers, bringing the total to 22,000,000
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Dependents ages 17 to 24 won't get stimulated
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Wed April 15, 2020
(The Ledger)
 
 
 
Trump adds 560 more people to his unemployment numbers
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(The Conversation)
 
 
 
The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few. So let it be written, so let it be done
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Subby is 39 and this is his 3rd recession and/or depression. Why should he be excited about "getting back to normal" when normal is unpredictable yet somehow regular kicks to the nuts?
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Canada's economy shrank a record 9% Canadian
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Tue April 14, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
IMF estimates we are heading into a depression type era. Stonks only go up
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Lindsey Graham (R-aw lips from kissing Trumps ass) calls for cutting benefits for the unemployed by up to $7/hour. "We've got to get that fixed"
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
"Unemployment checks are being held up by a coding language almost nobody knows". Come on dude, we all know it's COBOL, why does it take you four paragraphs to say it?
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
We can't go back to old normal, so what will the new normal look like?
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Fri April 10, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
CEO of venture capital firm says the government should let banks and billionaires get "wiped out" and should instead prop up average citizens. 1%-ers seen frowning and making calls
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Dr. Fauci indicates antibody tests could be available soon. Asymptomatic billionaires, politicians, celebrities and athletes seen lining up to confirm negative statuses
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(TampaBay.com (St. Petersburg Tim)
 
 
 
Florida is spending up to $100 million to back up its unemployment website, so they must be answering lots of calls, right? Nope. 1% of calls were answered in 1 week
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(TampaBay.com (St. Petersburg Tim)
 
 
 
Florida is spending up to $100 million to back up its unemployment website, so they must be answering lots of calls, right? Nope. 1% of calls were answered in 1 week
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Biden unveils expanded Medicare plan and pledge to forgive student loan debt
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Thu April 09, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Just appeal to your landlord's sense of decency as you enjoy a huge wish-sandwich while your unemployment benefits continue to not arrive
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Just appeal to your landlord's sense of decency as you enjoy a huge wish-sandwich while your unemployment benefits continue to not arrive
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Do you know COBOL? If so, you are desperately needed to help process unemployment claims. You should also schedule a colonoscopy soon
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
6.6 million more people filed for unemployment last week - 16 million total since two weeks ago
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(SFGate)
 
 
 
A massive wave of asinine is coming
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Wed April 08, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Yes and how is this a question?
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
OECD says leading indicators suggest the biggest monthly drop on record *turn around, tap nose, tug ear, twos threes fours now's it time to check the doors*
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(Help, HELP)
 
 
 
Duke Energy, Florida Power & Light, and Gulf Power Co. plan to use savings from lower-than-expected fuel costs to lower utility bills so the lights should still be on when Florida man gets home from the unemployment office sometime next month
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Florida residents show us why there's a Florida tag, risk getting coronavirus by lining up real tight to get paper applications for unemployment benefits as the state tries to fix problems with online filing
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(MSN)
 
 
 
The Coronavirus isn't just killing people, it will also kill the retailers
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Jim Cramer says there is a key difference between the 'coronavirus recession' and Great Recession. Regardless they both still suck
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Tue April 07, 2020
(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
The GOP ideology is getting pantsed, courtesy of COVID
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(PBS)
 
 
 
Service sector jobs account for 84% of US employment. That is, they USED to
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Mon April 06, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Can we avoid another great depression?
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Can you even job search during this trying time?
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(Slate)
 
 
 
"I watched my restaurant--my dream--crumble overnight"
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Sun April 05, 2020
(NY1)
 
 
 
Rent's due. Fark you, pay me. Virus? Fark you, pay me. Unemployed? Fark you, pay me
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Sat April 04, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
Historically, when unemployment surges, so does military recruitment. Yeah... about that historical trend
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Hobby Lobby confirms their evilness
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Fri April 03, 2020
(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
One state spent $77 million creating an unemployment application website but apparently gave the contract to GeoCities: "no system we have can handle 25,000 people a day"
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Nobody expects the Spanish curve inflection
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