Hamilton Nolan · 07/03/14 02:15PM

Strong new employment figures for June have pushed the rate of long-term unemployment—those out of work more than six months—down to 33% of all unemployed Americans, its lowest rate in five years. (It is still much too high.)

The "Black Tunnel" of Long Term Unemployment

Hamilton Nolan · 04/04/14 11:50AM

Long term unemployment is a twofold curse. Not only does it rob a person of their livelihood; it also makes them less likely to be hired again. That should not be the case. Here's a good reminder of why.