For decades, a gap has been growing between the rich and poor in advanced economies, especially the United States.
- Peterson Institute for International Economics
Then the coronavirus pandemic struck, costing over a million lives globally by the end of October 2020 and setting off the worst global recession in nearly a century.
The people most vulnerable to a health and economic shock have been hit the hardest.
Now at a time of acute health and economic crisis, widening divisions are raising moral, social, economic, and political…