“Due to the risks of COVID-19, local organizers from FRRACS are discouraging any in-person action at the compressor station construction site aside from car rallies. We are turning to social media to take action.”
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Despite experiencing body pains, a headache, coughing, and sweating, Maglio reported to his family that his request to see a doctor was refused.
“The impact of the [COVID-19] pandemic has been overwhelming in our country. ... It has been especially devastating for the poor and for Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities. At the same time, wealthy elites value their profits more than lives."
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With her first 100 days in office coinciding with the COVID-19 crisis, Boston City Councilor Julia Mejia perseveres in the interest of most vulnerable, disconnected populations
In forecasting what’s coming next regarding the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), it is important to understand the lending environment. We thought it might be helpful to look at the lender’s role, why there may have been so much lender confusion.
"It was sort of testing the water with it, seeing what [evictions] they can get away with. This legislation stopped folks in their tracks before it caught on."
“We were realizing what a big problem this is. We needed to take a larger, more system-based response to it.”
"The bottom line is, the final version, literally, was everything that we wanted. I shared it with some of the legal services attorneys who had worked with me, and their first response was this is a total home run."
Nearly three-quarters of the loans went to the smallest of companies—those needing $150,000 or less. While slightly more than a quarter of a point of these loans went to the big players, those big borrowers took slightly more than 9% of the available funds.