Economic Impact Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

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As the Covid-19 pandemic continues with no end in sight, it has had widespread economic impact, with many of its effects expected to last for a long time. The Onion looks at the most significant economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Oil prices low enough for more Americans than ever to live in their cars.


Workers in their 30s living through recession not seen since they were in their 20s.

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Reduced spending on luxury goods like rent and insulin.


Unfortunate closure of that restaurant we all came together to save back in March.

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More difficult than ever to ignore racial economic disparities, but still totally doable.

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Record number of Americans collecting inheritance.


Consumer confidence at lowest level since disappointing box office of The Chronicles Of Riddick.

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Pensions wiped out before Congress had chance to pass law to do it.


Shelled pistachios remain as fucking overpriced as ever.


Millions getting to find out first hand what a finely oiled machine U.S. unemployment system is.

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