Talking about Tomgram: Nick Turse, Younger and Hungrier in America

 

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Talking about Tomgram: Nick Turse, Younger and Hungrier in America
posted March 08, 2009 4:43 pmTomgram: Nick Turse, Younger and Hungrier in AmericaShareThis (Click to E-mail this Tomgram, or post to Facebook, Digg, Reddit and many others)The revised and upgraded unemployment figures released on Friday were nothing short of staggering: almost two million jobs lost in the past three months as the official unemployment rate rose to a quarter-century high of 8.1%. Nearly three million Americans are now officially unemployed for six months or more, while another 8.6 million are "working part time because they cannot find full-time employment." Just the previous day, the government released figures showing, not surprisingly, that food stamp recipients had also soared by another 700,000 in February — 651,000 jobs had been lost that same month — to a record total of 31.8 million

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  1. Angel eyes · March 9, 2009

    just terrible angel eyes

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