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Construction workers look to looming coronavirus shutdown and see a ‘sinking boat’

“We live paycheck to paycheck so if we don’t work, we’re kind of screwed"
By Jake Blumgart/WHYY

Philadelphia halts evictions as coronavirus bears down

Evictions already scheduled will not move forward for half a month, and people will be allowed to stay in homes for that duration.

By Jake Blumgart/WHYY

Is a universal basic income experiment coming to Philadelphia?

Universal basic income is a no-strings-attached cash stipend that has recently gained traction in national policy debates.

By Jake Blumgart/WHYY