Where Is Kim Jon Un?; Unemployment Backups

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North Korea hasn't reported a single case of COVID-19. But the pandemic coincides with the absence of the country's leader, Kim Jon Un, who hasn't been seen in nearly three weeks. Also, in states where unemployment programs were already stretched thin, few workers are able to get their hands on benefits during the coronavirus pandemic. We speak with unemployment expert Michele Evermore about the country's unemployment system. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's April 29, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on April 29, 2020.


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