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40 Facts That Prove The Working Class Is Being Systematically Wiped Out

#2 There are fewer payroll jobs in the United States today than there were back in 2000 even though we have added 30 million people to the population since then. #3 The number of Americans that are "not in the labor force" is at an all-time high. #4 The United States has never had an employment downturn this deep and this prolonged since World War 2 ended. #5 There are officially 6.3 million Americans that have been unemployed for more than 6 months. That number has risen by more than 3.5 million in just the past two years. #6 It now takes the average unemployed worker in America about 40 weeks to find a new job. Just check out this chart.... #7 There are now about 7.25 million fewer jobs in America than when the recession began back in 2007. #8 Back in 2000, the employment to population ratio was over 64 percent. Today, it is sitting at just 58.2%. #9 Only 66.8% of American men had a job last year. That was the lowest level that has ever been recorded in all of U.S. history.

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