Video: How Can U.S. Unemployment Be Solved?

10.2% of Americans are unemployed. Another 5.3% are underemployed. Now President Obama faces criticism that he lost focus on creating and saving jobs.

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Video: Newsy

newsy.com . . .

Video: Jobs crisis 'hits young hardest'

Young people in the poorest, most deprived parts of the UK are being hardest hit by unemployment in the recession, official figures have revealed.

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BBC Video

news.bbc.co.uk . . .

Video: Voices from the Recession

Stories of how the economic downturn has affected ordinary people's lives in Washington DC.

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Video: The Wasington Post

washingtonpost.com . . .

Video: Employee rights in job downturn

Employment lawyer Martin Edwards explains what rights employees have when faced with the threat of redundancy.

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BBC Video

news.bbc.co.uk . . .

Video: Working time

The North East man under pressure to work a 65 hour week.

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BBC Video

news.bbc.co.uk . . .


The Anglo-American World: Riches and Rags

 

Homeless teenager in New York City (Copyright: Scanpix)Homeless teenager in New York City (Copyright: Scanpix)

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Global recession: Aftershock (BBC News)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/business/2007/creditcrunch/default.stm

Aftershock: The global financial crisis (Audio - BBC World Service)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specialreports/aftershock.shtml

Are you feeling the pinch?

http://newsforums.bbc.co.uk/nol/thread.jspa?forumID=6607&edition=2&ttl=20090622114457

Countries like the United Kingdom have officially entered recession. So how are families coping?

Living with less: The human side of the global recession (The New York Times)

http://projects.nytimes.com/living-with-less

Poverty in America

http://money.cnn.com/news/specials/poverty/

US Economy at a glance

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7373158.stm

US Economy

http://usinfo.org/enus/economy/index.html

American economy quiz

http://usinfo.org/enus/quizzes/econ/quiz_q1.html

Poverty (US Census Bureau)

http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/poverty.html

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