LPE and COVID-19: Class, Race, and Inequality
Welcome to day 3 of our COVID-19 series! Today's theme: Class, Race, and Inequality.
Here's what we've been reading:
Here, Brishen Rogers discusses how COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of labor markets and imagines work in a post-Corona world.
Shaun Ossei-Owusu analyzes the “Politics of Disposability.”
Over at Demos, Sabeel Rahman discusses “COVID-19 and the Crisis of Racial Capitalism,” while Laura Williamson outlines a plan for “Racially Inclusive Democracy During COVID-19 and Beyond.”
Prof. Mehra Baradaran explains why America’s aversion to welfare will only entrench inequality and make a bad economic crisis worse.
Veena Dubal appeared on NPRto discuss COVID-19 and the gig economy.
Check back here tomorrow for day four of our COVID-19 series: Antitrust and Competition.