Monday, March 1, 2010

What Will Long-Term Unemployment Look Like?

How will long-term unemployment shape our society in the coming decades? On the next Your Call, we continue our Agenda for a New Economy series by discussing long-term unemployment. Economists say the era of high joblessness is just beginning and might get worse. What can we learn about the impact of long-term joblessness from previous recessions, or from communities where high unemployment is chronic?

Join us live at 11 a.m. or email If you've experienced long-term unemployment, how has it changed the course of your life? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Don Peck, managing editor of the Atlantic Monthly magazine

Ethel Long Scott, executive director of the Women's Economic Agenda Project

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