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Two million Americans have started freelancing in the past 12 months, according to a new study from Upwork, a freelance job platform. And that has increased the proportion of the workforce that performs freelance work to 36%.
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Until recently, Steven Kanaplue and Miriam Kanter were living in a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side with their dog Booey. The pandemic clinched their decision to move to Montclair, N.J.
Economists say helping the health care sector, including through emergency financing to states and cities, is one of the steps urgently needed to weather the coronavirus crisis.