Since the start of the pandemic:
— Mark Zuckerberg’s wealth has grown by 59 percent
— Jeff Bezos’ wealth has grown by 39 percent
— The U.S. has added 29 more billionaires
— 45,500,000 Americans have lost their jobs
— 20,000,000 Americans are at risk of eviction
The system is rigged, folks.
Unemployment Insurance payments are the life-blood of many Americans at this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since 1932, when Wisconsin was the first state to provide relief to workers who were out of work as a result of the 1929 financial collapse, workers have been able to receive temporary weekly cash payments. The cash payments are meant for unemployed persons to provide basic necessities for themselves and their families. The basic idea is that the money would be immediately spent, thus providing a direct stimulus to their local economies.
Amanda Stuck, candidate for the 8th Congressional District, will be speaking on the Fair Maps legislation.
Shawano Civic Center
Shawano Dems’ Meeting to follow.
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This month’s op-ed on guns was sent in to the Shawano Leader.
IT’S TIME TO CHANGE THE NARRATIVE ON GUNS
What’s worth more? Guns or our children?
At the beginning of this school year, students had a new kind of drill. They had to pretend that an active shooter was in the building. Students should not have to go through the trauma of worrying about the possibility that someone could come into their classroom and try and kill them.