The Geography of a Recession

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, “there are more than 31 million people currently unemployed. In the face of the worst economic upheaval since the Great Depression, millions of Americans are hurting.” Below is a link to an interactive map that serves as a vivid representation of just how much. “Watch the deteriorating transformation of the U.S. economy from January 2007, one year before the start of the recession, to the most recent unemployment data available today.” Click here to view the map. Please take a few minutes to visit our website at

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