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Over 40 UPS Workers Got Sick With COVID in Tucson — And It Didn’t Stop There

At least 43 workers have fallen ill with COVID-19 at a Tucson UPS facility — and now they're taking it home

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How Hard the Pandemic Has Hit Low-Income Arizonians

Arizona's working class is feeling the financial strains of the coronavirus pandemic much more deeply than those making six figures, according to recent polling.

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Here’s What Will Happen If the Trump Administration Doesn’t Provide Aid to States

Unless the Trump administration steps in, every single American may soon find their local governments forced to cut essential services such as education, housing, and health programs.

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A Proposal to Cover Employee Salaries Till the End of the Year Is Slowly Gaining Support

“Our economy will continue to hemorrhage unless Congress gets serious about ways to rehire workers and get Americans working again. That’s the urgent need, and that’s the focus of our plan."

Workers line up to enter the Tyson Foods pork processing plant in Logansport, Ind., Thursday, May 7, 2020. In Cass County, home to the Tyson plant, confirmed coronavirus cases have surpassed 1,500. That’s given the county — home to about 38,000 residents — one of the nation’s highest per-capita infection rates. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
As Trump Urges States to Reopen, Thousands of Workers Are Falling Sick

“The people who are getting sick right now are generally people who are working,” Dr. Mark Escott, a regional health official, told city council members in Austin, Texas.“ That risk is going to increase the more people are working.”

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COVID-19 Leaves People of Color Struggling to Pay the Bills

A new poll shows 39% of Latinos and 37% of Black/African-Americans have already skipped a bill, compared to 13% of white participants.

Graphic via Desirée Tapias for The Americano/ Images courtesy of  Jose Cuicahua and Ismail Damian
DACA Recipient Nurses On The Frontlines: “If They Got To Know Us, They Would Know We Are Here To Work”

Ismael Damian, a nurse in Mississipi, and Jose Cuicahua, a nurse in Alabama, fight coronavirus while waiting for a life-changing Supreme Court decision.