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Dec 17, 2020
Even with another relief package, economic recovery is gonna take awhile
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Congress is reportedly nearing a deal on the second round of COVID-19 relief, eight months after the first and only pandemic-aid package. But even with nearly a trillion dollars in aid, we’re looking at a long, slow economic recovery ahead. On today’s show: If we make the same mistakes we did after the Great Recession, we’re in for businesses shuttering, high and long-term unemployment, and low-income Americans in dire straits. Plus, people won’t be donning sequined dresses this holiday season, and what Dippin’ Dots has to do with the COVID-19 vaccine.

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