Category Archives : Unemployment


Small Business Ownership In America Is At An All-Time Low

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   Small Business Ownership In America Is At An All-Time Low   According to the Federal Reserve, the percentage of American families that own a small business is at the lowest level that has ever been recorded.  In a report that was just released entitled “Changes in U.S. Family Finances […]

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If The Economy Is Recovering, Why Is The Labor Force Participation Rate At A 36 Year Low?

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   If The Economy Is Recovering, Why Is The Labor Force Participation Rate At A 36 Year Low?   Should we be concerned that the percentage of Americans that are either working or looking for work is the lowest that it has been in 36 years?  In August, an all-time […]


NAFTA Is 20 Years Old – Here Are 20 Facts That Show How It Is Destroying The Economy

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   NAFTA Is 20 Years Old – Here Are 20 Facts That Show How It Is Destroying The Economy   Back in the early 1990s, the North American Free Trade Agreement was one of the hottest political issues in the country.  When he was running for president in 1992, Bill […]

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The De-industrialization of America

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, Dave Kranzler, and John Titus Aug. 11, 2014 The De-industrialization of America   On January 6, 2004, Paul Craig Roberts and US Senator Charles Schumer published a jointly written article on the op-ed page of the New York Times titled “Second Thoughts on Free Trade.” The article pointed out that […]


Virtual Economy’s Phantom Job Gains Are Based on Statistical Fraud

Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts   Virtual Economy’s Phantom Job Gains Are Based on Statistical Fraud And More Fraud Is in the Works   Washington can’t stop lying. Don’t be convinced by last Thursday’s job report that it is your fault if you don’t have a job. Those 288,000 jobs and 6.1% unemployment […]

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17 Facts That Prove That The Quality Of Jobs In America Is Going Down The Drain

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder 17 Facts That Prove That The Quality Of Jobs In America Is Going Down The Drain   Do you wish that you had a better job?  If so, you are not alone.  In fact, there are millions upon millions of Americans that get up every day and go to […]


The Death Of The Rust Belt

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder The Death Of The Rust Belt   Their names are familiar to all of us: Cleveland, Flint, Youngstown, Saginaw, Gary, Toledo, Reading, Akron, Flint and Buffalo were all once booming manufacturing cities that were absolutely packed with thriving middle class families.  But now most of the manufacturing jobs are […]

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Even the Feds Admit Minimum Wages Cause Unemployment

  Source: https://mises.org By Nicholas Freiling Even the Feds Admit Minimum Wages Cause Unemployment   Minimum wage doesn’t apply to everyone. When Congress first established minimum wage in the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, it left a loophole for businesses that employ people with disabilities. The Secretary, to the extent necessary to prevent curtailment […]


More Phantom Jobs Created–All In The Wrong Places

  Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts More Phantom Jobs Created–All In The Wrong Places   Last April I saw a report that 83% of May’s college graduates did not have a job. I remarked that in my day most of us had 2 or 3 job or graduate school offers before we graduated. […]

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The Robots Are Coming, And They Are Replacing Warehouse Workers And Fast Food Employees 1

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder The Robots Are Coming, And They Are Replacing Warehouse Workers And Fast Food Employees   There are already more than 101 million working age Americans that are not employed and 20 percent of the families in the entire country do not have a single member that has a job.  […]