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President says he is open to lowering income threshold for $1,400 government cheques
There is concern among progressives that a Biden administration could end up being a repeat of the Obama years
The whole US — and the world — needs a New Deal-style programme from the new president
The pandemic has changed the nature of US business and the economy
Hopes fade for $1tn or more in government aid for workers, businesses and local governments
US stimulus deal remains elusive with health lawsuit concerns proving a big stumbling block
Political swing states hardest hit as oil and gas employment continues to fall
Fed chair strikes cautious tone in testimony to Congress despite signs of rebound
The unemployment rate has soared in cities such as Detroit, which now face intensifying protests against police brutality
More than 20m lose their jobs in April as lockdowns choke world’s largest economy
British and American consumers are unlikely to ‘spend, spend, spend’ after the lockdowns
Central bank statement notes household spending is ‘moderate’ rather than ‘strong’
Slowing industrial production could portend a wider economic contraction
His policy of regressive Keynesianism shows the Republicans have given up on fiscal responsibility
Longest expansion in modern American history is also the weakest
As US wages pick up, John Authers asks how a tight US labour market could affect the world
Downtown Detroit is bursting into life after decades of decline, but will the recovery restart Motor City’s poorest areas? This report ranges from revitalising neighbourhoods and renovating a symbol of decline to an interview with one of the chief catalysts, entrepreneurship and urban farming
Buildings are springing up and people are moving in — but will existing residents be protected?
Downtown is on the up but will deprived black neighbourhoods see the benefits?
The carmaker is rebuilding a symbol of decline as a high-tech centre for ‘new mobility’
The Quicken Loans founder saw opportunity in a perfect storm
From wine shops to tech, local entrepreneurs are stepping up - but many lack capital
Farms grew up in gaps left by decline — but are they here to stay?
Eric Thomas’s 2016 blog went viral. What does he think about his changing city now?
Regeneration and geography offer a combination the south does not