The White House has unveiled a $1 trillion stimulus package in response to COVID-19. They’re asking for $500 billion in direct payments to Americans, and another $500 billion in loans for businesses. Trump hopes to start sending checks in two weeks.
Financial relief amid coronavirus
From this Episode:
Coronavirus economic crisis: What more can the government do to help workers?
President Trump today invoked a Cold War-era law to respond to the novel coronavirus: “I’ve also just invoked the Defense Production Act to help facilitate...
10 min, 18 sec
Uber driver stays afloat amid coronavirus, chef’s program helps laid-off restaurant workers
Service industry and gig economy workers are getting hit hard by the fallout from COVID-19. For Uber and Lyft drivers, business has dried up. Fewer people are commuting,...
9 min, 57 sec
Drink tea, take Tylenol, create sick room: Doctor’s tips for when you feel ill
Let’s say you, or someone in your home, woke up this morning with a little cough or fever. If you’re worried it could be COVID-19, what should you do? We ask Dr. Michael...
6 min, 18 sec
Evan Kleiman’s minestrone, advice on home cooking while social distancing
With restaurants mostly closed throughout the city, a lot of people are now cooking more at home. For some, that’s a challenge. Maybe you’re not so confident in the kitchen.
8 min, 40 sec