Economic Justice

We Can Prevent a Great Depression, It'll Take $10 Trillion

In this article in The Atlantic, Derek Thompson lays out a plan on how we can prevent a Great Depression for 2020. He writes about the legislation already passed and then puts together a new plan to cover those areas not covered by the CARES and HEROES acts:  

  • Additional monies for families 

  • More loans and grants for small businesses 

  • Funding for state budget shortfalls due to decreases in tax revenue 

  • Healthcare funding for testing, contact tracing, and treatment 

If you want to read more, the full article in the Atlantic is linked below:  

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