Black workers are facing greater health and economic difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Economic Policy Institute

Black workers are facing greater health and economic difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Economic Policy Institute

Black workers are facing greater health and economic difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study done by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). Elise Gould, senior economist at EPI, joined Yahoo Finance to discuss how the coronavirus has disproportionately affected black communities and people of color.  “What we’re seeing is that there […]
Coronavirus ripping ‘massive band-aid’ off health inequality

Coronavirus ripping ‘massive band-aid’ off health inequality

The coronavirus pandemic has magnified inequities in the health care system and outcomes for minorities, prompting one expert to rail against the “band aid” that’s preserving a broken status-quo. As racially-tinged protests roil the U.S. — and the COVID-19 toll...
How health care could change under “President Biden”

How health care could change under “President Biden”

The stars seem to be aligning for the kind of expanded government health care program many Democrats have been waiting for. Millions of workers are losing employer-provided insurance along with their jobs, as the coronavirus pandemic forces business closures...