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The Employment Prevention Program

Well, the numbers are in for this month, unemployment ticked up from 9.1% to 9.2%, and 18,000 private sector jobs were created.  18,000 private sector jobs.  Millions of unemployed are not reflected in these numbers and economists estimate the real … Continue reading

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Conversation with an Unemployed American

Yesterday evening I bumped into an unemployed acquaintance in Starbucks and the conversation confirmed for me my concern about the recent extension of unemployment insurance to a full 2 years. His situation?  6 months ago he lost his job as … Continue reading

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