Part one in our weekly series with The Nib on inequity in the time of pandemic.
Families are standing by to take in migrant kids, but the government won’t let them out
An urgent battle is playing out between the U.S. government and immigration lawyers over detained children as COVID-19 sweeps across the country.
31,000 and counting
A lobbying campaign driven by scarcity pushed the CDC to relax protective gear guidelines. Now tens of thousands of health workers are infected.
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At a time when America is relying on health care workers more than ever, we look at why there’s not enough protective gear to keep them safe.
Pandemic, protests and profits
Protesters around the country are pushing to loosen stay-at-home orders. Meanwhile, some Amazon workers say not enough is being done to protect them.
Bailout money bypasses hard-hit New York, California for North Dakota, Nebraska
A Reveal analysis of Paycheck Protection Program loans shows states feeling the economic brunt of the pandemic were left behind by the relief bill.
The cost of COVID-19
Can the biggest U.S. stimulus stave off home foreclosures, save businesses and prevent the worst economic crash since the Great Depression?
VA hospitals are rationing protective gear, emails show. Congress wants to know why.
The chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs and seven colleagues have written to Vice President Mike Pence asking for answers.
Dozens of grocery store workers have died. Here’s what workers say their employers did wrong.
Policies incentivized sick and vulnerable workers to report for duty. Masks and gloves were forbidden. Confusion reigned within chains.
Detained and exposed
Social distancing and hand-washing are meant to keep us safe from the coronavirus. But in immigrant detention centers, those measures are impossible.