The ACA has expanded insurance coverage and didn’t kill the job market or increase costs. So, why is it under threat during a pandemic?
The unemployment rate has decreased in the last few months. But, the decrease has been unequal, and it’s been much smaller for Black people.
As the murder of George Floyd highlights, it’s 2020 and we still haven’t made progress towards racial equality.
We call them heroes…and they are. But their wages are planted firmly on the ground.
They say a picture is worth a 1,000 words. Well, this chart is worth a 1,000 bad ones.
The unemployment report from April highlights just how severe this crisis is. The report also illustrates just how unequal it is.
Black and Hispanic workers have always made less and been less healthy than white workers. The Coronavirus isn’t helping.
Lot’s of things in this crazy world don’t make sense. Employer-sponsored health insurance is one of them.
The economically vulnerable always suffer the most in an economic emergency. Coronavirus is no different.
The only thing worse than inequality in life may be inequality in death. Rising life expectancy inequality suggests it’s happening.