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Unpacking the Economic Impact of COVID-19 With Sarah May Whitelake and CAP Action’s Gbenga Ajilore
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Unpacking the Economic Impact of COVID-19 With Sarah May Whitelake and CAP Action’s Gbenga Ajilore

Hosts Daniella Gibbs Léger and Ed Chung sit down with Michigan bartender Sarah May Whitelake and CAP Action senior economist Gbenga Ajilore to discuss the economic impact of COVID-19.

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The United States begins April 2020 with soaring unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic. On the podcast this week, Daniella and Ed speak with Michigan bartender Sarah May Whitelake about the challenges her family is facing during the biggest stress test the U.S. economy has seen in a decade. Our hosts also talk with CAP Action senior economist Gbenga Ajilore about how Congress can provide more economic relief for the country following the passage of the third coronavirus relief package.

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Authors

Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy

@dgibber123

Ed Chung

Senior Fellow

Chris Ford

Broadcast Manager

Dwayne Greene

Director, Broadcast Communications

Adam Peck

Senior Media Coordinator

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