By last count, approximately 12 million Americans were officially unemployed. Of those, 4.7 million have been jobless for 27 weeks or longer.
This year the post office will close half its processing centers. By the end of this summer Saturday delivery is scheduled to end. Over the next year over 3,000 local post offices will close.
Making smartphones abroad that could be made here is not so smart.
New York and surrounding areas are in crisis after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and it's time to hire the unemployed to help!
Small wonder that U.S. Native peoples are beset with a blistering, hideous panoply of social and health ills hardly seen elsewhere in this world. Unemployment kills!
What happens in the 2012 elections could make or break struggling cities like Detroit that have been devastated by the economic crisis.
Mitt Romney's tax plan would reward companies for exporting more U.S. jobs as well as encouraging the firms to duck taxes.
"Hard Times: Lost on Long Island" is an examination of endless heartbreak and the clinging to the slender thread of hope.
For urban Native Americans, the jobless rate averages around 48 percent. In general, Indian Country is in a permanent depression even when the national economy is on the upswing.
David Brooks positions himself as an above-the-fray "moderate," but the reality is otherwise.