Day: February 6, 2010

All Jobs Are Not Equal

The latest jobs report came out and showed that the unemployment rate dropped from 10% to 9.7%. Naturally, the administration showcased that number, but it hides the reality. Commentators were quick to point out that it doesn’t include those who have given up looking for jobs nor those whose unemployment benefits have run out and are attempting to do something on their own—consulting, etc. There were other numbers that came out as well, such as the loss of available jobs overall… Read more »