Labor

April Unemployment Back Up to 9%; 27th Month Above 8%

Despite 244,000 jobs gained in April, national unemployment rate has been higher than promised since February 2009.

Unemployment Below 9 Percent 'Bolsters Recovery Hopes' in 2011, But Little 'Consolation' in 1983

New York Times very downbeat in Reagan's day, despite much bigger monthly drop in jobless rate than February 2011.

Networks Stand with Wisconsin Unions, Ignore $1-3 Trillion Pension Deficit for Five Days

On sixth night of protest coverage, ABC finally notes government pensions underfunded by at least $1,000 billion.

Santelli Slams CNBC Panelists for Spinning Jobs Report

CNBC's floor reporter criticizes 'kool-aid drinkers' for trying to find good news in the 'disappointing.'

CNBC Panel Warns Drop to 9.4 Percent Unemployment is 'Anomaly'

'Squawk Box' guests reacted to December 2010 jobs report with caution, predicted future rise in unemployment rate.

New Year, Same Old Krugman

It may be 2011, but liberal New York Times columnist still calling for New Deal-era policies he's promoted for years.

Not So Merry Jobs Report: Unemployment Up to 9.8 Percent

Despite forecasts of 75,000 to 200,000 jobs, 'tepid' 39,000 new jobs disappoints news media.

MSNBC Says 'Fantastic' Report Shows 151,000 Jobs Added, But Rate 'Holds Steady'

Media ignore how positive numbers fall more than 7 million jobs shy of Obama's jobs promise.

Lefty Crackpot Theory: Chinese Dictators Funneling Cash into Campaigns for Overseas Jobs

Radio host/MSNBC regular Mike Papantonio claims Sharron Angle, Michele Bachmann have secret donors with job-exporting agendas.

More than 100,000 Jobs Lost, Likely Much Worse

BLS report shows no change in unemployment rate, but Gallup warns of understated September losses.
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