Fearmongers, cheerleaders and reality: The truth about New York City today – New York Daily News

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 15: People walk down a nearly empty sidewalk in Manhattan on October 15, 2020 in New York City. As American workers continue to struggle in an economy brought down by COVID-19, new jobless claims rose to 898,000 last week. It was the highest number since August 22 and represented a gain of 53,000 from the previous week’s upwardly revised total of 845,000. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)