Tag Archive: disability

Sep
21

Multiplying Stupidity

Work has become passé.  The labor force participation rate fell to a 31 year low in August as another 368,000 people left the work force.  It also represented the lowest labor force participation rate on record for men at 69.8%.  That rate does not even include those who are incarcerated.  The US has more than …

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May
04

All Play and no Work Makes the US a Poor Country

Sometimes looks can be deceiving.  April’s unemployment rate fell from 8.2% to 8.1% which looks good.  On the other hand, the labor force participation rate continued to fall and hit a 30 plus year low.  Fewer people are in the labor force now than were there at the beginning of the economic recovery.  If the …

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