200,000 Black Workers Dropped Out of the Labor Force in September
Lack of Relief Funding Is Desperately Widening the Inequality Gap

“For Black workers, it’s gotten worse as the pandemic has dragged on. They’ve been less likely to bounce back and find jobs than other groups.”

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Trump Is Punishing People Who Need Help the Most for the Crime of Living in Democratic Cities

Newborns, the unhoused, and people in recovery are among those who will be impacted in President Donald Trump’s latest political battle against four Democratic-led cities he deemed “anarchist jurisdictions.”

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on his way to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on September 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump is traveling to Minnesota for a fundraising event and a campaign rally. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Study Finds Trump Is the Leading Source of COVID-19 Misinformation

Thirty-eight percent of the over 1 million articles with coronavirus misinformation featured the president.

President Donald Trump removes his mask as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House after leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 2.
White House Cherry Picks When to Contact Trace, Putting Vets’ Families in Danger

The Trump administration discreetly warned a veterans group of potential COVID-19 exposure from a White House event five days before the president announced his positive diagnosis to the public. This is the first-known notice given to visitors of the White House where more than 34 staffers have reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Health Care, Presidential Powers, and More: Five Influential Supreme Court Cases to Watch This Fall

The Supreme Court began its new term this week with two conservatives justices blasting the decision that made marriage equality the law of the land. Here's what else to look out for this fall.

Domestic abuse survivors missing coronavirus stimulus payments
More Than 100 Lawmakers Call on IRS to Help Domestic Abuse Survivors Get Their Missing Stimulus Checks

A national survey of 608 service providers found that 40% of DV survivors utilizing those organizations mentioned concerns about their stimulus checks.

Coronavirus Cases on the Rise
Trump Administration Pulled Money from CDC for an Ad Campaign and Now COVID Cases Are Surging Again

A COVID-19 ad campaign that aims to "defeat despair" around the virus took $300 million away from the CDC.