Just about a year ago, if someone mentioned to you COVID, social distancing

or masks in stores, no doubt you’d have wondered what exactly any of that

meant. Fast forward a COVID riddled year, and it all seems so very familiar

after all. It’s safe to say that now that COVID has had us in its grip for the last

year, and counting, that life is never really going to be the same again. In so

many ways, that is absolutely right. Not only in how we socially interact with

another, but also how we engage economically has also changed forever.

Against that new economic back-drop and the Democrats now holding both the

Presidency and Congress, the issues of cancelling student debt and a new

federal minimum wage come even more into sharp focus. The progressive wing