ALG's Daily Grind - Behind the Unemployment Headlines

May 3, 2013

Behind the Unemployment Headlines

if the Labor Participation Rate had remained steady throughout the Obama years, a full 161 million Americans would be in the workforce and the unemployment rate would be at 10.8 percent. 

Cartoon: Still Finding out What's in it

Obamacare poll finds 42 percent of Americans don't know it's the law.

Labor Force Participation: An Historical Perspective

Continued declines in labor force participation are an indicator of continued weakness in the overall economy.

Daily Currant: Bloomberg Refused Second Slice of Pizza at Local Restaurant

Brooklyn pizzeria owner Antonio Benito to the health nut mayor: "We've decided that eating more than one piece isn't healthy for you, and so we're forbidding you from doing it."