Here are 6 lessons from the pandemic:
1. Workers are always essential.
2. Healthcare is a basic right.
3. Conspiracy theories can be deadly.
4. The stock market isn’t the economy.
5. Wages are too low to get by on.
6. Billionaires aren’t the answer.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) May 23, 2021
Only in America do we call working people ‘essential’ but deny them sick leave, health care, and a living wage.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) May 14, 2021