Results related to “unemployment”
by Imara Jones on April 5 2013, 12:00PM
Another example of the massive gap between reality and the discussion in the Beltway.
by Shani O. Hilton on May 17 2011, 10:16AM
Colorlines’ D.C. reporter/blogger Shani O. Hilton will spend the summer blogging out the institutional and political hurdles, and the overlooked solutions.
by Shani O. Hilton on March 4 2011, 1:21PM
While official stats say that unemployment is at a two-year low, that number doesn’t take into account people who’ve simply given up.
Topics: Jobs Crisis
by Channing Kennedy on February 3 2011, 3:49PM
It’s no secret that America’s safety net is quickly evaporating.
by Michelle Chen on September 15 2010, 9:30AM
In California, Asian Americans may suffer relatively low rates of unemployment, but a surprising number of them tend to stay stuck in that hole for a long time.
by Michelle Chen on June 14 2010, 9:29AM
The unemployment rate varies wildly across different regions. But there’s one consistent pattern throughout: to find the people hurting the most, look to the neighborhoods where Black and brown people live. The Economic Policy Institute’s latest breakdown of unemployment looks…
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 25 2010, 10:16AM
The House was expected to vote today to extend unemployment benefits until the end of the year. But according the the Ways and Means Committee press office this morning, the spending measure will not make it to the floor until…
by Michelle Chen on May 24 2010, 9:27AM
What’s an acceptable level of social inequality? The loaded answer is obviously “none.” But it seems that few people realize what the socioeconomic gaps across racial and gender lines aren’t just about paychecks of different sizes. The damage lasts far…
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 13 2010, 9:30AM
After an afternoon of long-winded speeches from both sides of the aisle, the Senate voted to move forward with the extension of unemployment benefits. The vote comes after the Senate failed to pass an extension before going on break more…
by Debayani Kar on February 19 2010, 7:16AM
ARC researcher and ColorLines journalist Seth Wessler joined Luz Santana of Vecinos Unidos on Democracy Now! this morning to discuss how people, especially women and mothers, are making ends meet through the recession. Seth profiled the work and experience…
Topics: Race and Recession
by Michelle Chen on November 25 2009, 11:47PM
The latest employment figures sadly unsurprising: with about 35 percent of black men aged 16 to 24 unemployed, the epidemic of joblessness in Black America encapsulates a nationwide crisis. Although high unemployment and deep racial disparities are nothing new,…