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Why the New Covid Relief Bill Is Something to Celebrate

Democrats got almost everything they wanted in the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill

Chuck Schumer gives a thumbs up
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer after the Senate voted 50–49 to pass the American Rescue Plan Act. Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images

The tendency to poke holes in everything and to focus on what went wrong (or what didn’t go right) is a difficult one to resist, especially in the age of social media. But that’s a tendency you should absolutely resist when it comes to the…

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James Surowiecki

James Surowiecki

I’m the author of The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve been a business columnist for Slate and The New Yorker and written for a wide range of other publications.