Chris Thornberg

Founding Partner at Beacon Economics LLC

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Chris Thornberg on KCRW

“Eighty percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck.

Lost jobs and wages: COVID-19 exposes wealth gap in US

“Eighty percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck.

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President Donald Trump took credit for a strong economy today, in his speech after the Senate acquitted him in his impeachment trial: “If we didn’t win, the stock market would’ve…

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