Jimmy Dore | 500 Million Pushed Into Poverty By COVID Policies

Back in April 2020, the UN warned that the coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 500 million people around the globe into poverty, and that’s precisely what has happened. Despite these predictions, the global community did little to nothing to address the economic consequences of lockdowns, and the price has been paid by the people in primarily poor and middle income nations in the global south.

Jimmy and Max Blumenthal discuss this incalculably consequential failure by the UN and other international bodies.

Read more here:
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/09/coronavirus-could-push-half-a-billion-people-into-poverty-globally.html

https://blogs.worldbank.org/developmenttalk/shocks-and-vulnerability-poverty-middle-income-countries

https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/health-costs-during-pandemic-pushed-over-half-billion-people-into-poverty-2021-12-12/

The Jimmy Dore Show Website: https://jimmydorecomedy.com/


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