10 Reasons That Long-Term Unemployment Is a National Catastrophe

Unemployment is bad. Obviously long-term unemployment is worse. But it’s not just a little worse, it’s horrifically worse. By Kevin Drum Mother Jones Unemployment is bad. Obviously long-term unemployment is worse. But it’s not just a little worse, it’s horrifically worse. As a companion to our eight charts that describe the problem,...

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First, Admit the Problem

The Democrats have been too fearful of confronting our country’s three-year obsession with the wrong problem, while the tea party has made the wrong problem the center of policymaking.

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