Posts Tagged ‘unemployment’

Unemployment – in Technicolor!

Saturday, January 2, 2010 11:57 No Comments

Here is a fairly accurate “unemployment map” of the U.S., using the government’s “soft statistics,” of course. You have to hit the “Play” button to see the timeline change from January 2007 to October 2009.

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Boom. Bust. Underemployment.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 7:51 5 Comments

Yahoo published a piece on the “real” unemployment rate last week, putting that number at 17.5%. That’s still a government statistic, so you can bet it’s understated. The looming problem for many families is underemployment. The guy who came to fix my cable TV issue (Wide Open West) was an experienced and skilled carpenter who [...]

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