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May 9, 2020

What we're reading: Helping people stuck at home with their abusers

By City Monitor Staff

Unsafe space: Many people are currently stuck at home with their abusers. The Atlantic reports on the ways that quarantine can keep victims from seeking help, and how some aid groups are trying to meet this new challenge.

Take it away: UK Environment Minister George Eustice said drive-through restaurants “made for social distancing,” and said he is talking to some chains about reopening even when they weren’t asked to close, The Guardian reports.

A grim forecast: Devastating US job loss numbers in April show that workers in almost every industry are vulnerable to the coronavirus economy, The New York Times reports, and a quick recovery isn’t as likely as many seem to think.  

 

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