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    The Wealth Gap Widens

    Shanthi Nataraj

    Jun 1, 2020

    Los Angeles Times

    Whether history considers the current downturn a recession or a depression, it is clear that it will reinforce the growing inequality in our country. Navigating this economic crisis without substantially increasing inequality would require an unwavering commitment to support displaced workers and small business owners.

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