Matt is joined by Employ America policy advisor Elizabeth Pancotti for a detailed discussion about unemployment insurance. They take on the recent expansion of the benefits, explain some of the difficulties in distributing them, and outline a possible road toward meaningful reform.
"Bennet Unveils Sweeping Proposal to Strengthen Unemployment Insurance Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic" (March 24, 2020)
Elizabeth Pancotti (@ENPancotti), policy advisor, Employ America
Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Slowboring.com
Erikk Geannikis, Editor and Producer
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