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.
Election 2020Colorado Voters Could Be First to Pass Paid Family Leave by Ballot Measure
With the decision directly in voters’ hands, corporate lobbying interests were sidelined.
The Coronavirus CrisisCovid-19 Workers’ Comp Claims Are Being Held Up or Denied
Employers and insurance companies are insisting employees, even those directly exposed to the virus, can’t prove they got sick at work.
Banks Stand to Make $18 Billion in PPP Processing Fees From CARES Act
That’s money taken directly out of the $640 billion pot of funding Congress allocated to the PPP program.
A Bail Reform Tool Intended to Curb Mass Incarceration Has Only Replicated Biases in the Criminal Justice System
Kentucky was an early adopter of risk assessments in an effort to release more people without bail. But the algorithms are reproducing systemic inequities.