What’s the Cure for Coronavirus? Cash. – Ms. Magazine

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At this moment, Congress is scrambling to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic turmoil.

As stimulus packages are debated, we must take the lessons from the last recession to heart, and recognize too little was done, and far too late.

We don’t know how long this crisis will last—but what we do know is millions of Americans need cash in hand for food and shelter.

As workers lose out on hours, rounds of layoffs mount up and everyday life is rattled, many of us are recognizing the precarity that has already defined the lives of 4 out of 10 Americans who are working full time, but can’t come up with $400 in an emergency.

COVID-19 is a unique crisis in history—but the economic problems many are experiencing now are not new to millions of hard working Americans. This was, in terms of our economic health, a pre-existing condition: one…

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