Businessweek: The Plight of the Long-Term Unemployed

Another reminder of why we fight for the 99ers, from Drake Bennett at Bloomberg Businessweek:

Unemployment is a setback; long-term unemployment is a sentence. There are 6.7 million Americans not officially counted as part of the labor force who say they’d like a job, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Bringing these lost and largely invisible people back into the economy will be a long and expensive undertaking.


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