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Amnesty is a tall order for those who lost jobs in Washington state


November 17, 2022

"Amnesty" is a noun that means the act of an authority "by which pardon is granted to a large group of individuals" or, more casually in Webster's New World College Dictionary, a "deliberate overlooking." One of its synonyms is forgiveness. And a column in The Atlantic by Emily Oster, an economist at Brown University, says we should declare one. In "Let's declare a pandemic amnesty," Oster says...

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