Annie Lowrey

staff writer at The Atlantic

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Calm. It’s something many people haven’t felt a lot during more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Calm app made meditation chic — and billions of dollars along the way

Calm. It’s something many people haven’t felt a lot during more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Heading into July, coronavirus is spreading in California, rent is due in one day, and extra unemployment benefits will run out soon. At least 40 million Americans are out of work.

Americans face threat of financial ruin as coronavirus continues

Heading into July, coronavirus is spreading in California, rent is due in one day, and extra unemployment benefits will run out soon. At least 40 million Americans are out of work.

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For some millennials, the economic fallout from the pandemic has a familiar feeling to it.

Millennials face another economic crash: First the 2008 recession, now COVID-19

For some millennials, the economic fallout from the pandemic has a familiar feeling to it.

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