• There's a simple and effective way the government can help Americans through devastating emergencies like the pandemic: just give people cash

    1 day ago - By Business Insider

    Hundreds of unemployed Kentucky residents wait in long lines outside the Kentucky Career Center for help with their unemployment claims on June 19, 2020 in Frankfort, Kentucky.
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    People do not have the financial resilience to navigate emergencies in today's economy.
    Unconditional cash assistance helps people stabilize and prepare for future emergencies.
    After 2016 wildfires in Tennessee, Dolly Parton and the My People Fund pledged to provide $1,000 per month for six months to each family who lost their homes.
    The results showed that the direct cash payments did...
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