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Weekly Jobless Claims Creep Back Above 1 Million

Last week, 1.1 million more Americans filed jobless claims, about five times the pre-pandemic average.

We talk to Ali Velshi of MSNBC about the numbers, which stand in sharp contrast to the stock market, which has been pushing new highs.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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