An Unemployment Crisis During Covid 19- in Louisiana and Beyond

Photo: David Rodrigue, 2020

This piece was originally published by Big Easy Magazine on September 1st, 2020.

“New Orleans is slowly bleeding to death. I don’t know how much longer my job will be able to continue leaking.”

It’s a desperate statement, from a New Orleanian on Twitter, that’s all too familiar to those who depend on businesses being open, and…