In a state that prizes self-reliance over government assistance, those with the least are left to fend for themselves.
Young People Coping With Mounting Debt Say No One Has Their Backs. The Pandemic Has Left Them On The Brink Of Ruin.
College graduates took out big loans hoping their education would spring them into financial stability. Instead, their debt left them vulnerable.
“They’re not expressing economic anxiety. They’re expressing a desire to dominate.”
Trump supporters used the popular crowdfunding platform to raise money to attend the president’s rally in Washington, DC.
If you still need proof that the world is built for the wealthy to succeed, just take a look at how fortunes diverged this year.
If you put your mortgage, student loan, auto loan, credit card, or other debt payment on hold during the coronavirus pandemic, BuzzFeed News would like to hear from you.
No degree of social and economic upheaval could shake our unrelenting need to eat.
Inadequate information about the rates of COVID-19 in populations of color has prevented health agencies from targeting their response before it’s too late.
Elizabeth Warren And Ayanna Pressley Want To Know How Badly The US Pandemic Response Failed People Of Color
Nine months into the coronavirus pandemic, “It is not clear whether that relief has successfully reached the communities that are most impacted.”
America’s safety net for people with disabilities was never secure. In the pandemic, it’s failing them.
“What I’m trying to do is engage more Americans in speaking up about what they need,” said Katie Porter.
Even people who built rainy day funds over years are watching their savings run down to zero, with no relief from the government in sight.
“There are a lot of people trapped in their own prison, with no way out, for an indefinite amount of time. How many lives will the pandemic claim?”
Childcare programs are closing nationwide, many parents can’t afford care, and those who work in the industry hardly earn enough to make the job worth doing.
Years of careful financial planning might not mean much right now. BuzzFeed News wants to hear from you.
Parents who continue in-person work through the pandemic have a bleak choice: risk exposing your family to the coronavirus, or face financial devastation.
“A lot of people are getting hurt by this senseless act.”
Decades of stagnation and complacency at California’s labor department has left it poorly equipped to handle the state's unemployment crisis.
Thanks to COVID, that fleeting dread most working parents experience now and then about being an utter failure is the new status quo.
PPP loans were supposed to be a lifeline for small businesses during lockdown. But as the pandemic drags on, small business owners say they're not getting support.