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How can we help the long-term unemployed?

The effects of the Great Recession are still being felt, particularly for those without a job. We look at how government can create jobs and strengthen the safety net.

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30 Issues Data: Bouncing Back From Recession

Thursday, September 13, 2012

As part of the Brian Lehrer Show's 30 Issues in 30 Days series, the WNYC Data News team is designing interactive visualizations, tools and graphics to illuminate the data behind the issues. Today's chart links to our conversation about the long-term unemployed.

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30 Issues: Victims of 2008: The Unemployed

Thursday, September 13, 2012

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: How the victims of the Great Recession are coping and what the government can do to help them. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all of the conversations.

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As Unemployment Rate for Men Goes Down, Women's Goes Up: Report

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Men appear to be recovering from the recession more quickly than women, according to a new study by the Community Service Society.

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The 99ers

Monday, December 20, 2010

Dan Ariely, behavioral economist at Duke University and author of The Upside of Irrationality, takes a look at the so-called 99ers -- the segment of the population that has been unemployed for over ninety-nine weeks, at which point their unemployment benefits end. What's next for them?

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Black Men & Unemployment

Monday, April 05, 2010

City Limits investigations editor Jarrett Murphy and David Jones, president and CEO of the Community Service Society of New York, discuss the high rate of joblessness among black males in America.

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