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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Communities Adopt New Cooperative Models to Cope with High Unemployment
16 Sep 2011
Modified: 07:42:34 AM
Interview with Sarah van Gelder, co-founder and executive editor at Yes! Magazine, conducted by Scott Harris
Communities Adopt New Cooperative Models to Cope with High Unemployment

Interview with Sarah van Gelder, co-founder and executive editor at Yes! Magazine, conducted by Scott Harris

The official jobless rate in the U.S. hovers above 9 percent, with the real unemployment rate estimated to be as much as 16 percent. Those grim statistics translate to some 25 million Americans unemployed, underemployed or having given up looking for work. Unemployment is by far the most important issue for a large majority of Americans, but with the election of the GOP-controlled House of Representatives last November, the imposition of austerity measures to reduce the nation's deficit has until recently been the Number One preoccupation in Washington.

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http://www.btlonline.org/2011/seg/110923bf-btl-vangelder.html
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http://www.btlonline.org/
http://www.btlonline.org/

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