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US stimulus package Trump signs $900 bn stimulus plan, but millions remain in limbo for next few weeks

The new plan was signed by the president a day after millions of US citizens saw their federal unemployment benefits expire. While the new plan extends these benefits, there is uncertainty about the processing of payments under the schemes

Trillions for Wall Street, pittance for the people

Compared to the scale of the crisis, the stimulus package will be far from enough to give people the kind of relief they need.

US COVID relief package: Too little, too late

After much wrangling, the US Congress managed to pass the a COVID-19 relief package. However, it offers only a pittance at a time when large sections of the population are facing an unprecedented economic crisis

COVID-19 relief packages The politics and economics of COVID-19 relief packages

Most governments worldwide have announced relief packages to deal with the economic distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, though big in numbers, these packages have very little to offer to those most affected by the crisis

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