In the future, definitions in @Dictionarycom are going to need to include what “essential worker” came to mean during the COVID crisis.
You were essential, but your health, your income, your life, your safety net, and your well being turns out are “not as essential.” 2/
— Andy Slavitt @ 🏡 (@ASlavitt) July 7, 2020
The whole Twitter thread is worth a read.
It tersely (Twitter, you know) documents how the weakest, poorest, and most vulnerable are being made to bear the burden of dealing with a pandemic than the rich, who have looted the sh%$ out of this crisis.
It’s why I want the Guillotine concession when the revolution comes.