The Republican Coronavirus Plan Is Sadistic

Since any legislation will ultimately need the votes of Democrats, the bill is unlikely to pass in its current form. But it’s still worth examining as a formal statement of Republicans’ policy priorities. In short, the bill is a monstrosity: it would intensify austerity, cost millions of jobs, deepen poverty, exacerbate the eviction crisis, and fuel the spread of the virus itself. The result would be nothing short of mass immiseration. And they’re barely trying to hide it.

Source: The Republican Coronavirus Plan Is Sadistic

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s