Who’s Looking Out for Today’s Blue-Collar Workingman?

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“If Wal-Mart is an example of the type of job that the blue-collar man should be grateful to have, things don’t look good for the future.”

Hungry Homeless Man Shares Food, So Should We

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Hunger in America is real, devastating and suffered by millions—many with jobs. We must emulate those who share the little they have and do much better.

Online Dating Adventures of an Unemployed Man

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No dating site seems to have a check box for “intentionally unemployed while I decide what’s next.” But will “unemployed” keep a guy from getting dates?

I Don’t Judge Robin Williams, Because I’ve Been to the Brink, Too

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“The rational side of you is fully aware you’re not alone in this; the heart and the depression tell you’re the most isolated and worthless person on earth.”

It’s a Shame to Lose Your Job…NOT!

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Employment systems are changing and even educated, experienced men will face unemployment, but there’s no shame in that.

Economists Agree the Stimulus Improved the Economy. Surprised?

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After years of political and economic doom and gloom, should we celebrate good economic news and keep moving our country forward?

Don’t Have a BA? Apply Anyway, Guys

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An interview with a business man who’d hire you without a BA.

What Happens to Masculinity and Marriage When Unemployment Strikes?

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Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.

When Should You Accept Failure or Admit Success?

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A student asks the most difficult question a professor ever had to handle.

A Man’s Guide to Surviving Unemployment

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5 tips on navigating a hostile job market with focus and calm from Steve Harper, a life-long freelancer.

Hard Evidence: Are Young People’s Job Prospects Improving?

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Recessions always hit young people hard.

Why Are Millennials More Liberal And Less Trusting?

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Millennial attitudes toward trust reflect the right wing’s teaching every-man-for-himself ideology

“That’s why the recent budget deal that cut military benefits by $6B is a problem, don’t ya think?”

Homeless Veterans

This comment by Tom Brechlin on the post From Colonel and Pentagon Aide to Homeless

“Here’s a number to think about: 400,000,000,000. That’s roughly how many dollars U.s. Americans spent on the Christmas Holiday last year.”

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North Carolina’s Unemployment Experiment

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North Carolina’s cuts to unemployment show that ending unemployment does not cause people to go get jobs.

A Lifeline Just Ran Out For 1.3 Million Unemployed People in the US

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Unemployment benefits expired on Saturday for those who have been out of work for six months or more.