The New Deal made America’s racial inequality worse. We can’t make the same mistake with COVID-19 economic crisis.

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“The COVID-19 pandemic has already caused a level of economic devastation in America that can only be compared to the Great Depression. So it’s not surprising that many policymakers, academics and others are now pointing to the New Deal — the landmark legislation enacted by President Franklin Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression — as a model for how the federal government should respond to today’s crisis”

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