50% is AMERICA'S REAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE!
Unemployment Stories, Vol. 27: ‘We Eat a Lot of Soup and Crackers’
Unemployment Stories, Vol. 27: 'We Eat a Lot of Soup and Crackers'The real unemployment rate in southwest Detroit is almost 50%. Seventeen rural South Carolina counties just closed their unemployment offices due to budget cuts, despite high unemployment. In New York, unemployed people say they're being discriminated against in job searches. The life of the unemployed American is not easy. Each week, we bring you true stories of unemployment, from those who have lived it. This is what's happening out there.
The unfunded grad student
I graduated from a top ten engineering school in 2010 in three and a half years wi