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Long-Term Unemployment

By ThinkProgress on January 21, 2008 at 4:03 pm

"Long-Term Unemployment"

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The Washington Post that one important feature of the current weakness in the economy is an increase in the number of long-term unemployed. The economy as an issue is normally seen as competing with the war for attention, but I can’t help but wonder if economy wouldn’t be stronger if all this money that’s been squandered in Iraq over the years had been invested (by public or private actors) in productive ways.

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