Unemployment figures in the U.S. are staggering: The official rate stands at 10.2%, the highest in 26 years. A broader measure that includes people who are involuntarily working part-time or who have given up looking for work is at 17.5%. That’s a full-blown economic emergency.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday November 24, 2009 8:47 am|
|By: TheMediaConsortium Friday October 23, 2009 8:12 am|
By Raquel Brown, Media Consortium Blogger
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday August 25, 2009 7:59 am|
The U.S. economy may finally be bottoming out. But if the worst is really behind us, we are likely facing a painful period of “growth” that looks very much like the present.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday July 28, 2009 9:38 am|
If we want our economy to be strong and stable, we have to start thinking about it as a product of community—not a get rich quick scheme.