The Media Has Abandoned Covering The Nation’s Massive Unemployment Crisis
This article mirrors my own opinion… The unemployed have become a pawn in the game of politics. The people have got to take their power back…
“…the focus on the deficit is, in part, a measure of “how effective conservatives have been at changing the narrative of economic policy from one dominated by talk of fiscal stimulus to one now in lockstep with notions of fiscal austerity.” Mother Jones’ Kevin Drum concurs that this is “neither surprising nor, in a sense unwarranted.” However, he says, “What is unwarranted…is the yellow line in the chart, the one that shows mentions of unemployment: it’s down to about 50, which means about two mentions per week in each newspaper.” – Jason Linkins
This entry was posted on May 18, 2011 by ablackmanjr5. It was filed under Are you paying attention!?..., Economics, Politics and was tagged with Austerity, economic, Economic policy, Fiscal policy, Kevin Drum, politics, Unemployment, United States.