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NYTimes KRUGMAN: The Forgotten Unemployed

March 18, 2011 by

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In yesterday’s New York Times, Paul Krugman talked about The Forgotten Millions.  More than three years after the US entered the worst economic slump since the 1930s, Washington has lost interest in the unemployed.  The concern is that no jobs bills have been introduced in Congress, no job-creation plans have been advanced by the White House and […]

Baffling Jobless Numbers

February 7, 2011 by

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The U.S. official unemployment rate plunged to 9% in January. In the past two months, the unemployment rate had the biggest 60-day drop in more than 50 years.  But only 36,000 new jobs were added to the economy (after a 121,000 rise in December).  That’s the smallest gain in four months, and far below the projected 146,000 jobs. The […]