“Americans have endured economic crises before but none quite like this one. To capture the depths of the suffering, The New York Times teamed up with local news organizations across the country earlier in the year to document the lives of a dozen Americans who found themselves out of work. For months, we followed them as they dialed unemployment hotlines, applied to hundreds of jobs and counted every dollar in their bank accounts for rent and food. All of it while trying to survive a pandemic.” While half of America was learning to bake bread, the other half was contemplating bread lines. A joint project between the NYT and local news outlets. Out of Work in America.

+ The most searched for term on Google during the final debate: Wages.