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April 14, 2020
Pod Save The People
Battle-Tested (with Mayor Lori Lightfoot)

In This Episode

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss how the US Postal Service is critical to November elections, stimulus oversights for Black-owned businesses, pandemic jail quarantines, and coronavirus in Africa. Then, DeRay sits down with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to examine the response of America’s third largest city to the current crisis.

Story Links

NYT – Black-Owned Businesses Could Face Hurdles in Federal Aid Program

Business Insider – Trump reportedly rejected approving a bailout package that would rescue the US Postal Service, and it could be a disaster for states trying to expand voting by mail

The Atlantic – Think 168,000 Ventilators Is Too Few? Try Three.

Richmond Times-Dispatch – Chesapeake Jail annex to open as housing for COVID-19-positive inmates in Hampton Roads