Unemployment claims rise for first time in months as Covid-19 cases surge

Unemployment claims rise for first time in months as Covid-19 cases surge

As the covid-19 spreads across US, the number of citizens applying for jobless aid is increasing. ~1.4mn applied for unemployment benefits in the week ended July 18. It’s an increase from the prior week, when 1.3mn applied. Another 975,000 requested Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, a new federal program for self-employed and gig workers. That figure increased by 20,000 from the week before.

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Here's a question: How is it justified to seek a war-like conflict with China given that people at home itself are suffering from massive unemployment, a civil crisis and a pandemic to top it off?

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