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How Unemployment Insurance Fraud Exploded During the Pandemic

A cyclist rides past the U.S. Department building in Washington, D.C.Erin Scott/Bloomberg/Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.This story was originally published by ProPublica. A Bronx man allegedly received $1.5 million in just ten months. A California real estate broker raked in…

The Racism Isn’t a “Distraction.” It’s How We Got Here.

Carolyn Kaster/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.On Wednesday night Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president and became the first Black and South Asian woman to be nominated for the position on a major party’s ticket. Her acceptance speech, which was introduced…