Vital Needed Help Omitted from New Senate Stimulus Bill

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Vital Needed Help Omitted from New Senate Stimulus Bill

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Republicans and Dems serve privileged interests exclusively on major issues, differing only rhetorically for political reasons.

At a time of economic shutdown with growing millions of Americans out of work, congressional focus is largely on helping monied interests.

It's unclear how much Payroll Protection Program (PPP) money is going to workers.

On Tuesday, CNBC reported that small businesses getting this funding "are among the lucky few," adding:

"Business owners must now decide how to spend their money" — to retain workers or use it for other expenses to stay solvent. 

"Some (recipient firms) are delaying disbursement(s)" because other priorities take precedence.

Some large companies are getting funds earmarked for small ones.

An estimated three-fourths of s
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