Eight months into this crisis, more people are filing for benefits every week than the worst week of the Great Recession. As of last week, 21 million workers are claiming meager unemployment benefits, without any federal enhancement.
- December 24, 2013Corporate profits have rebounded while more than four million Americans have been without work for six months or longer.
- December 19, 2013Long-term unemployed workers will lose federal benefits shortly after Christmas. What’s happened in North Carolina since July is an indication of what will happen nationwide, and it's not pretty.
- November 18, 2013A roundup of some of the stories we're reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ...