Credit where it's due . . . This column is one of the best things the Kansas City Star has published in about a year and advocacy for the working poor in the Golden Ghetto offers a glimpse at the power of editorial journalism when it pushes past culture war.
Businesses are reopening and jobs are coming back, but not for everyone. According to the website, tracktherecovery.org, while the recession has almost ended for high-wage workers, employment for low-wage workers is still 30% lower than it was just before the pandemic in February 2020.