For the past few weeks, American Prospect editor David Dayen has been writing a daily report on COVID-19 called “Unsanitized.” Today, he joins us on the show to discuss the latest developments on the pandemic front, including the current death toll and confirmed cases in the U.S., financial hardships on everyday Americans, Congress’s stimulus bill and corporate bailouts, pandemic profiteering, emergency medical supply inventory and shortages, effects of the pandemic on elections, and more.
David Dayen is executive editor of The American Prospect, where he currently publishes the column Unsanitized: The COVID-19 Daily Report. His work has appeared in The Intercept, The New Republic, HuffPost, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and more. He is the author of the book Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud (New Press, 2016).
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