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‘I’ve now dipped into the pie.’ Will COVID-19 change Americans’ views of the social safety net?

Los Angeles Times, Aug. 12, 2020

August 12, 2020

‘I’ve now dipped into the pie.’ Will COVID-19 change Americans’ views of the social safety net?

The way the CARES Act was written, not everybody will benefit from it, at least not equally, said UCI law professor Mehrsa Baradaran, who recently wrote a piece for the Atlantic arguing that America has a longtime obsession with keeping aid from people viewed as undeserving.