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"Right at the beginning, I flagged that I didn't think it was going to go well for [an] obvious reasons: They put the banks as the intermediaries," said Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economics professor at Columbia University and author of "People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent." … [Read more...] about How Kanye West embodies the Payroll Protection Program’s big problems
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