Bryce Covert is an independent journalist writing about the economy. She is a contributing op-ed writer at the New York Times and a contributing writer at The Nation. Her writing has appeared in Time Magazine, the Washington Post, New York magazine, the New Republic, Slate, and others. She won a 2016 Exceptional Merit in Media Award from the National Women’s Political Caucus.
After Refusing Loan Forgiveness, Bank of America Hits PPP Borrowers With Inscrutable “Finance Charges”
Bank of America says the charges are for accrued interest. Small business owners haven’t received any notice about how much they owe or the schedule for paying it back.
The Coronavirus CrisisRenters in Arkansas and Nebraska Face Eviction After Governors Refuse Federal Rental Assistance
The Republican governors claimed tenants no longer need aid to cover back rent accrued during the pandemic. But requests for funds remain high as residents struggle to stay housed.
The End of RoeMore People Will Die
The Supreme Court is taking away a fundamental bodily right — and condemning pregnant people to financial suffering and possible death.
The Coronavirus CrisisBank of America Is Refusing to Forgive Some PPP Loans in Full, Giving Small Businesses Little Recourse
Small businesses have been struggling to appeal the obscure decisions by Bank of America to deny them full forgiveness on the loans.