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The Case for a Rent Moratorium

Gianpaolo Baiocchi and H. Jacob Carlson The New York Times
We need another aid bill. Elected officials have a responsibility to stabilize both communities and the housing market.

Reality Has Endorsed Bernie Sanders

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor The New Yorker
The case has never been clearer for a transition to Medicare for All, but its achievement clashes with the Democratic Party’s decades-long hostility to funding the social-welfare state.

Some Instacart, Amazon Workers Strike as Jobs Get Riskier

Alexandra Olson and Mae Anderson Associated Press
Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers have walked off the job to demand greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to handle a surge in delivery orders.