Government’s ineptitude fails the poor


An academic survey into the economic damage wrought by the coronavirus has painted a very sobering picture of who is at the receiving end of the pain induced by the national lockdown. Those who bear the ultimate brunt of a loss of employment and income, and the effects of the associated hunger, are black, female, poorly educated low-income earners...

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