By Bryce Covert on December 4, 2013
Meet Lillian, Alan and John.
By Ruy Teixeira, Guest Blogger on November 26, 2013
Obama can refocus the political debate on the economy, push good policy, and improve Democratic political fortunes -- all at the same time.
By Bryce Covert on November 26, 2013
A record number of workers also say they worry "a lot" about losing their jobs.
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By Bryce Covert on November 18, 2013
Unemployment benefits for those out of a job for 27 weeks or longer will disappear without Congressional action.
By Alan Pyke on November 14, 2013
Sequestration means that career training programs can't supply businesses with the skilled workers they need.
By Bryce Covert on November 11, 2013
Today's veterans are struggling with unemployment, poverty, homelessness, and foreclosure.
By Bryce Covert on November 7, 2013
Without Congressional action, unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed will disappear.
By Bryce Covert on November 6, 2013
Safety net programs like Social Security, food stamps, and unemployment insurance reduced the poverty rate in 2012.
By Bryce Covert on October 31, 2013
Europe just emerged from recession, but the unemployment figures show how much more work there is to be done.
By Bryce Covert on October 29, 2013
While the unemployment rate for white workers peaked at 9.1 percent, it's still above 11 percent for Native Americans.