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Resolving to get a job this year: again

Shannon Roberts | 06 January 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Britain, unemployment, youth


In praise of honest work

Karl D. Stephan | 25 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: anthropology, unemployment, work
If we believed in the honour of work, employment would take care of itself.


Jobless Crisis for Youth

Marcus Roberts | 10 June 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: unemployment, young adults
Grim reading arising from a global survey of youth unemployment.


Europe, unemployment and instability

George Friedman | 07 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Europe, financial crisis, Stratfor, unemployment
The European crisis is no longer finance but the devastating effects of unemployment.


2013: A year of decision for Europe

George Friedman | 04 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union, political unrest, unemployment
The definition of the European problem must move beyond the financial crisis to the social consequences of that crisis.


The Declining Numbers of Americans Wanting Work

Marcus Roberts | 31 October 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: jobs and economy, presidential election, unemployment, USA
The US labour-force participation rate is dropping - fewer people are in work or are looking for work.


Educating kids for starting up, and starting again

Carolyn Moynihan | 08 May 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: education, European Union, unemployment
The EU Commissioner in charge of education, culture, multilingualism and youth is calling for European schools to turn out students who are more entrepreneurial and with a positive attitude to risk-taking.


Fathers without jobs

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 March 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fathers, unemployment
As men sometimes complain, they have tended to be overlooked in the great exodus of women from the home into the workforce and other changes affecting women and motherhood during the past 50-60 years.


“The country is in an unbelievably angry mood”

Sheila Liaugminas | 14 August 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: budget proposals, dysfunctional government, Obama economics, unemployment
There's a temptation to ask the snap question: What country fits that quote?


Joblessness

Sheila Liaugminas | 18 June 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: dignity of work, family foundation, Holy See, joblessness, unemployment
‘Think globally, act locally’ says the bumper sticker. It certainly applies to this issue.


Obama and jobs

Sheila Liaugminas | 15 June 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Barack Obama, economics, joblessness, presidential election, Republicans, unemployment
All the news stories seem to be about his.


Bad news for Obama

Sheila Liaugminas | 05 June 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: economics, federal spending, Obama re-election, unemployment
Trouble is, it's bad news for America.


America divided: the politics of inequality

Godfrey Hodgson | 20 July 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, unemployment, US
The entrenchment of inequality in the United States damages the economy, degrades politics and corrodes the American dream.


Healthcare jobs going begging?

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 July 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: education, health care, unemployment
Youth unemployment is a worldwide phenomenon and yet there is a field wide open for tomorrow’s young workforce: healthcare and related science.


The borrowers

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 February 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: charity, family, unemployment
Usually it is adult children borrowing from parents; sometimes it’s unemployed or sick parents borrowing from children; but either way, this kind of dependency can put a strain on family relationships. Money can be the hardest thing to give. But doesn't charity begin at home?


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