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Liberal_in_LA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-01-11 02:50 PM
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  -New Record: 51% of Americans Age 16-24 Are Unemployed Leading Indicator for Civil Unrest dixiegrrrrl  Aug-31-11 06:48 PM   #0 
  - In previous generations, it might have led to unrest.  TwilightGardener   Aug-31-11 06:50 PM   #1 
  - Not in the inner cities it won't  HockeyMom   Aug-31-11 06:51 PM   #4 
  - That's what I think too. They keep getting pushed under and under the rug and  RKP5637   Aug-31-11 06:57 PM   #11 
     - It's ok!! Soon we will have new free trade agreements all all will be employed!  Bluebear   Aug-31-11 08:45 PM   #25 
     - Yep, that one I'll not hold my breath for either. n/t  RKP5637   Aug-31-11 08:48 PM   #27 
     - Don't forget the additional tax cuts!  Blecht   Sep-01-11 11:23 PM   #45 
     - 20% "official" unemployment for African Americans in CA; 37% for African American young adults  amborin   Sep-02-11 01:30 AM   #47 
  - The unrest comes after the power to the xbox is cut off for nonpayment.  Shagbark Hickory   Sep-01-11 06:52 PM   #40 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-31-11 06:51 PM   #2 
  - Dam that is a lot!  Rex   Aug-31-11 06:51 PM   #3 
  - they are obviously counting students as unemployed.  provis99   Aug-31-11 06:52 PM   #5 
  - Agree - don't trust anything "Max K" says and the real hardship is on the  banned from Kos   Aug-31-11 06:56 PM   #9 
  - hahahhahahaha....  ellisonz   Sep-01-11 06:53 PM   #41 
  - I needed work between 16-24 and was a student almost the whole time  TheKentuckian   Aug-31-11 08:41 PM   #23 
     - ok...that's nice...  provis99   Aug-31-11 08:56 PM   #28 
  - Now they and heir kids are living with mom and/or dad  w8liftinglady   Aug-31-11 06:54 PM   #6 
  - HOLY SHIT! I remember being that age and I could walk into  in_cog_ni_to   Aug-31-11 06:55 PM   #7 
  - yeah.. when I went to work for The Texas Animal Health Commission  w8liftinglady   Aug-31-11 06:56 PM   #8 
  - I did the same thing in the 90s -  TBF   Aug-31-11 06:59 PM   #13 
  - Yep, I remember much the same. Also, after I finished school and was out  RKP5637   Aug-31-11 07:06 PM   #15 
  - And make a whopping buck sixty five an hour.  SammyWinstonJack   Sep-01-11 07:05 PM   #43 
  - Here is the Bureau of Labor Statistics report on this with great graphs and analysis.  cbayer   Aug-31-11 06:56 PM   #10 
  - Ya, and the rest of us in poverty ain;t too happy either  FirstLight   Aug-31-11 06:58 PM   #12 
  - what happened?  Dokkie   Aug-31-11 07:03 PM   #14 
  - Welcome to the United States of Haiti.  Denninmi   Aug-31-11 07:06 PM   #16 
  - Skateboarders!!! Now you know where they come from!!!  Major Hogwash   Aug-31-11 07:10 PM   #17 
  - unpaid internships  greymattermom   Aug-31-11 07:16 PM   #18 
  - And all the retired are unemployed woried about SS & Medicare cuts...  Historic NY   Aug-31-11 07:34 PM   #19 
  - I hope it leads to unrest, otherwise, the rest of this century will be about rolling back the last  yurbud   Aug-31-11 07:40 PM   #20 
  - Point taken.  dixiegrrrrl   Aug-31-11 09:47 PM   #30 
  - Uh, careful what you wish for -- I'm thinking that's what they want  Remember Me   Sep-01-11 01:41 PM   #32 
     - if it goes violent, we lose. If not, we win. The nonviolent route is leaking, slow-walking, monkey  yurbud   Sep-01-11 11:21 PM   #44 
  - recommend.  Starry Messenger   Aug-31-11 08:07 PM   #21 
  - A lot of these kids will never recover.  girl gone mad   Aug-31-11 08:31 PM   #22 
  - Does this count those unemployed by choice? Honestly, I think it would be great if kids  FLAprogressive   Aug-31-11 08:43 PM   #24 
  - No car means no work for most young people.  hunter   Sep-01-11 02:03 PM   #33 
     - this is why we need solid public transportation.  FLAprogressive   Sep-01-11 05:44 PM   #37 
  - That'll make some people very happy  treestar   Aug-31-11 08:46 PM   #26 
  - In any sane political environment, this would be the top issue of the day.  eallen   Aug-31-11 09:37 PM   #29 
  - So 20% of that demographic is high school students and a good number college students  NeedleCast   Aug-31-11 09:51 PM   #31 
  - k&r  Liberal_in_LA   Sep-01-11 02:50 PM   #34 
  - k&r  blindpig   Sep-01-11 03:01 PM   #35 
  - The Revolution is Waiting. nm  rhett o rick   Sep-01-11 03:24 PM   #36 
  - I wonder what actually would move the inertia.  mahina   Sep-01-11 06:18 PM   #38 
  - That's not quite right. The employment to population ratio has never been north of the high 60% rang  Zynx   Sep-01-11 06:48 PM   #39 
  - OMG! New record! 100% of retirees are unemployed!  Shagbark Hickory   Sep-01-11 06:54 PM   #42 
  - The dipshits in DC ignore us 20-somethings at their peril.  Odin2005   Sep-02-11 12:39 AM   #46 
  - I wonder, I just wonder  Cherchez la Femme   Sep-02-11 03:56 PM   #48 

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