Results related to “unemployment”
by Imara Jones on January 10 2014, 1:19PM
The reason why the unemployment rate seems to be the best since 2008 is that so many Americans have given up looking for work.
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…
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…