On the one hand, the federal government is discouraging schools from opening. So parents have to stay home with their children.
At the same time, they are paying people rich unemployment benefits. Another reason to stay home, and not become self-supportive.
So instead of being productive citizens, people become wards of the state.
“When the numbers came in, Biden administration officials lacked no shortage of excuses. Some potential workers, they argued, feared going back to work because of COVID-19; many schools had still yet to resume in-school learning, particularly burdensome for single parents; we’re still early in the bounce back from the COVID-19-stricken economy; one month’s worth of numbers does not a story tell; and employers just need to raise wages.”