Tag Archives: unemployment

Hiding from the “D” word

When exactly does our “Great Recession” become a “depression?” While I know there are certain indicators to track and measure this economic stuff, I have been wondering for some time if we are just lying to ourselves to avoid using … Continue reading

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Subtle indicators of economic distress

While certain aspects of the overall economy have been improving, there are still far too many Americans who have not seen (or found) the light at the end of the Great Recession’s long, dark tunnel. For them, the economy and … Continue reading

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Piss poor priorities

I was attending a social services and workforce development-related meeting this afternoon. During the course of the discussion, it was noted that somewhere between 12,000 and 15,000 welfare recipients will lose their benefits on October 1st because the Republican controlled … Continue reading

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