Second Great Depression: 25 Percent of Americans Between 25 and 54 Currently Not Working

Unemployment

By Jonathan Benson – Natural News

(NaturalNews) The talking heads on the television can bumble all they want about the economy improving, but the latest labor statistics sing a much different tune. According to data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), roughly one-quarter of the American working-age population is currently unemployed, a figure that matches the unemployment rate during the Great Depression.

Extrapolated into a chart created by the Senate Budget Committee, the figures show that nearly 30 million Americans between the ages of 25 and 54 are currently not working — not because they aren’t able, but because they simply cannot find work. This translates into one in four of America’s most eligible workers sitting at home all day, or on the government dole.

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