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    first term you dealt with recovering our economy after the 2008 recession. Due to that recession, Unemployment of all types increased steadily. As the founder of this think tank organization, I would like to address and bring about solutions to decreasing the high rate of unemployment, by focusing on creating more jobs, decreasing and increasing our economy. The high rate of unemployment is hurting America because not enough people are working or earning wages to be able to consume goods that are being

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    In 2014, 14.8 percent of Americans lived in poverty (“Hunger”). This is a significant number that cannot be ignored. With this said, it is not surprising due to America’s economy, government, and selfish citizens. As a result, these 46.7 million struggling individuals are mentally unstable, kept from improving their social status, and stuck in an uncomfortable living situation. Until the causes are addressed, the effects will continue. America’s democratic republic naturally creates a separation

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    why would it be given to a person with no job? The Unemployment rate is at 5.8% according to the Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey in October 2014. The rate has been shifting over the last 10 years. It will go up and it will go down over the next 10 years as well. Unemployment is a debatable topic with tons people, but is it aiding or hampering our country? The United States government should rid themselves of unemployment, because it makes

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    All throughout the years the economy has been changing, with the unemployment rate fluctuating to accommodate the economic changes. With unemployment on the rise people have to choose between their wants and needs based on their economic situation; the ability to prioritize these things will make or break them in this economy. The government plays a direct and indirect role in the economic lives of people as well. There are possibly things that can be done about the current economic situation but

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    Unemployment Rates for the City for Census Tract 85 in the Bankhead Community are different by a large. The area is densely African American; however, there is no unemployment rate for White Americans in the area. Table IV shows how the 0.0% unemployment rate is consistent from year to year for White Americans (US Census Bureau, 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2014). On the other hand, African Americans had an unemployment rate of 15.6% in 2009 that continued to increase to 24.5% in 2012, and 35.0% in

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    one must have a postsecondary education. Overall, looking at statistics provided by Pollard and Jacobsen, it appears that the United States and Appalachia have about the same employment and unemployment averages. However, when breaking down each Appalachian state, there is a significant difference in unemployment in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Tennessee (Pollard & Jacobsen, 2013). Kentucky has the highest percentage of residents with a high school diploma

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    in small,brown, moldy cardboard boxes or sleeping wherever they can to survive. There are about 5.5 percent of people in America that are employed even with a college degree, however, “people who lack high school diploma or GED make up a quarter month 2014 to date” (Bolen). Unemployment is the one of the biggest poverty problems in America. But what is unemployment? Unemployment is described as when people are looking for job within the past four weeks and can’t find work, however, it can also mean

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    labor force as of May 2016.” CNS news took this information from the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on June third 2016. This is an all time high for unemployment in the United States. The possible reason why so many Americans aren’t working could be due to the fact that the way money is distributed in America isn’t what they people think it is, and it isn’t even close to the ideal. Another reason why Americans aren’t working could be that a small portion of the U.S. owns a large

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    These past few years America has had an unstable rate of employment and unemployment’s around the country. According to usnews.com, the US has finally seen the employment rate grow during the month of August. Between both small and large companies, there has been at least 125,000 jobs created in the past month. This year the employment rate had a small decline but nothing too tragic. Even though there are good news of the employment rate going up, there are some economist that say there might be

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    all American’s; the most effected by low economic shortcomings is the middle class. The realization that the middle class is slowing beginning to diminish and dissolve is becoming more and more unsettling for many. The low minimum wages and high unemployment rates tend to be the main focus when analyzing the drop in middle class economic stability. One fix is to raise minimum wages to a more appropriate rate for living standards; the current federal minimum wage is set at $7.25 per hour. At $7.25 an

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