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The Decline: The Geography of The Recession

On August 30, 2010, in Sociology, by eCoylogy
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According to the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 31 million people currently unemployed — that’s including those involuntarily working part-time and those who want a job, but have given up on trying to find one. The face of the worst economic upheaval since the Great Depression, millions of Americans are hurting. [This] interactive map serves as a vivid representation of just how much. Watch the deteriorating transformation of the US economy from January 2007 — approximately one year before the start of the recession — to the most recent unemployment data available today.

 

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