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Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 2 | Unemployment

We take a look at what it means to be unemployed, while diving deeper into the impact unemployment can have on daily life. The post…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews CARES act coronavirus aid COVID-19 decrim sex work decriminalization federal aid pandemic regulations Paycheck Protection Program sex work sexworkers

Can Sex Workers Survive COVID-19 When The Government Won’t Give Aid?

Sex Workers’ rights advocates have been demanding decriminalization of their work, but now under the pandemic regulations even legal forms of sex work like strip…

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CARES Act Funding For Native Tribes Reveals Continued US Colonization

The recent CARES Act is another example of the continued effort to dismiss Indigenous peoples’ sovereignty, and doesn’t provide adequate funding to fight COVID-19. The…

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Bank Stops Seizing Stimulus Checks After Exposé

The American Prospect’s David Dayen says the feds allowed banks to seize customer’s coronavirus stimulus checks to payoff outstanding debt. The post Bank Stops Seizing…

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Boeing Gets Up To $17 Billion In Loans From Coronavirus Stimulus

Economist Dean Baker explains how the $2.2 trillion stimulus quietly provides up to $17 billion in loans for Boeing with almost no strings attached. The…

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