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We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for April 13, 2021 CDC studies find racial inequities in COVID hospitalizations, ER visits:  Days after declaring racism a serious Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for April 9, 2021 12 months of trauma — More than 3,600 healthcare workers died in COVID-19’s first year: More Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for April 2, 2021 Hunger crisis continues, particularly for kids, older adults: From the Associated Press: “America is starting Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for March 26, 2021 Hundreds of migrant kids with positive COVID tests held in shelters: Nearly 2,900 unaccompanied minors tested Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for March 19, 2021 Richest U.S. counties overwhelmed by surge in child hunger: From Kaiser Health News: “The financial Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for March 12, 2021 Biden launches a second ‘War on Poverty’: Dylan Matthews of Vox puts the anti-poverty impact of Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for March 5, 2021 Life, death and grief in Los Angeles: A moving photo essay from the New York Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for February 26, 2021 An unprecedented number of students have disappeared during the pandemic; Schools are working harder than ever Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for February 19, 2021 How policymakers can make sure the pandemic doesn’t widen the racial wealth gap: Kilolo Kijakazi, Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for February 12, 2021 Study shows bans on evictions, utility cutoffs are curbing COVID infections: Bans on evictions and utility Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for February 5, 2021 ‘Cruel’ race for vaccines leaves many seniors behind: With millions of older Americans eligible for Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for January 29, 2021 Food stamp spending jumped nearly 50% in 2020:  Federal spending on the country’s largest nutrition Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for January 22, 2021 Biden calls for increased nutrition aid: The Washington Post writes: “President Biden is expected on Friday Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for January 15, 2021 Biden outlines $1.9 trillion rescue package: President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a new COVID-19 rescue package Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted — likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done. That’s why we are offering a daily news service summarizing relevant stories, which you can read below. If you would like to receive a daily briefing, feel free to email schumitz@tfreedmanconsulting.com to subscribe. Briefing for January 8, 2021 A third of U.S. families face a different kind of poverty: Before the pandemic, one-third Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for December 21, 2020 Holidays expose widening inequality among U.S. families: From The Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for December 18, 2020 Six months into the pandemic, 40% of families Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for December 11, 2020 States try to save small businesses as federal Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for December 4, 2020 The cities in each state hit hardest by Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for November 23, 2020 This will be our only briefing of this Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for November 20, 2020 Poverty rate spiked when $600 stimulus payments expired, Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for November 13, 2020 America’s safety net for the disabled is failing Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for November 6, 2020 Food insecurity is worse for rural residents during Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for October 30, 2020 Black and Hispanic workers, particularly women, lag in Read more...

This short note is coauthored by firm President Tom Freedman and firm Advisor Xav Briggs. Today's world demands big changes, and like many of you, Xav and I have been looking back at what we know about identifying the building blocks of successful change movements. Following is a short reflection of our thoughts. No matter what happens in the upcoming election, we are going to need big change. In order to guide our efforts leading up to, and following, November 3rd, we reviewed what has been written about how large-scale social movements succeed. We came at this in two ways. First, as a firm Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for October 23, 2020 Out of work in America: A special report Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for October 16, 2020 Eight million have slipped into poverty since May Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for October 9, 2020 One in four Americans say they are delaying Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for October 2, 2020 The chaos of repealing the Affordable Care Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for September 25, 2020 As coronavirus deaths continue to mount, racial Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for September 18, 2020 Housekeepers face a disaster generations in the Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for September 11, 2020 A pandemic, a motel without power and Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for September 4, 2020 The true cost of providing safe childcare Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for August 28, 2020 Where to prioritize emergency rental assistance to Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for August 13, 2020 Unemployment insurance bolsters child support payments but Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for August 7, 2020 Health care workers of color nearly twice Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for July 31, 2020 Census door knocking cut a month short Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for July 24, 2020 ‘A Band-Aid for a bullet wound’ — Workers Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for July 17, 2020 Millions of seniors live in households with Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for July 10, 2020 ‘The wave has begun’ – evictions surge as Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for July 2, 2020 The link between structural racism, the coronavirus Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. A Special Request. The issues that impact low-income communities have never been Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for June 12, 2020 Unemployed workers face new delays as states Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for June 5, 2020 The black-white economic divide is as wide Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for May 29, 2020 The coronavirus’ unequal economic toll: Kaiser Family Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for May 22, 2020 The ‘us and them’ pandemic shows America Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for May 15, 2020 New poll finds rising fear about having Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for May 8, 2020 Senate Democrats propose $2,000 monthly payments: Sens. Kamala Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for May 1, 2020 Retail COVID-19 testing has been inadequate in Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for April 24, 2020 Four in ten adults report job-related losses Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for April 17, 2020 Coronavirus pandemic could send poverty levels to Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for April 10, 2020 Pandemic lays bare the grocery shopping class Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for April 3, 2020 Banks signal small business loans may not Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below.If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for March 27, 2020 What’s actually in the latest Senate coronavirus Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion. One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below. If you would like to receive a daily or weekly briefing, feel free to subscribe here. Briefing for March 20, 2020 Humanity not cages: Dozens of criminal justice reform Read more...

We are struck that one of the few certainties about the coronavirus outbreak is that low-income communities and workers in low-income, service sector occupations will be disproportionately impacted. Likely in devastating fashion.One step in combatting this will be to share information about what is happening and what can be done.  That’s why we are offering this daily news service summarizing relevant stories, and a concise weekly summary alternative as well.  You can see it below.Our own Bill Nichols, formerly Senior Reporter for USA TODAY and then Managing Editor of Politico, is heading the team. Also contributing are Matt James, who is Read more...

Anyone who tells you with confidence what is going to happen next is lying, guessing, or blissfully ignorant. My favorite statistic from reporting after the Trump election was how few predictions of his victory there were during the general election. One list found 11 correct public predictors, including an evidently well-known Chinese monkey. The most famous public prognosticator on the list? The creator of the “Dilbert” comic strip. While almost everyone now remembers themselves as being prophetic and all-knowing back then, they’re wrong. And it’s a fair bet that wisdom is just as wrong today. Even apparently scientific information can no longer be Read more...