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Rising Unemployment

Here's The State With The Highest Jobless Rate In The Nation

AP | Jeff Amy | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi no longer has the highest unemployment rate in the nation in August, according to figures released Friday by the U...

Interview: Unemployed Law School Grad Goes On Hunger Strike

Yelena Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Yelena Shuster

When I was a young overachiever, my parents once hoped that, like all book-smart JAPs with attitude, I would make the family proud and join the ranks ...

How Americans Spend Their Free Time During The Downturn

Huffington Post | Sherry Shen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stubbornly persistent unemployment has certainly inflicted more than a little economic stress, but that's not stopping Americans from enjoying their l...

Power Of Stimulus Slow To Take Hold As Rising Unemployment Blunts Obama's Recovery Plan

Washington Post | Lori Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Five months after Congress approved a massive package of spending and tax cuts aimed at reviving an ailing economy, the jobless rate is still climbing...

Who Would Want To Be President in These Times?

Bob Starks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Starks

After all of the cheering and congratulations on Inauguration Day, the new president will have to face the reality of the end of an era of prosperity and American world domination.

Illinois Unemployment Rising

Chicago Tribune | James P. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Unemployment in Illinois continued to track well above the national average in August, as the number of job-seekers climbed and employers continued to...