The Chamber of Commerce Wants to Slash COVID-19 Relief Checks. We Can’t Let Them.
By Andrew Perez
Read the full article from Jacobin, here.
The nation’s biggest business lobby is pushing Democrats to slash COVID-19 relief checks for middle-class families, despite new census data showing that nearly half of those families have lost income because of the pandemic. Top Democrats are now reportedly considering excluding millions of those families from the checks, and President Biden himself has said he is willing to negotiate with Republicans on limiting eligibility for the checks.