The Myth of the Great American Equalizer

Covid-19 has exposed the longstanding daily trials and tribulations of America’s poor and shrinking middle class

Sable Lomax
Apr 21, 2020 · 4 min read

There have been numerous declarations that Covid-19 is the ‘great equalizer.’ While many of these comments were made prior to the ever developing data we have now about who is suffering at disproportionate rates, this is still a regularly used refrain.

Still, while pithy phrases might help some, I would like us to engage in the facts to illuminate the…