Rural America has 770,000 fewer jobs than a decade ago

In rural America, “two-thirds of counties had fewer jobs in October than in 2007,” says the Daily Yonder after examining data from the U.S. Labor Department. “Ten years after the beginning of the great economic recession in December 2007, rural America still hasn’t recovered,” with 770,000 fewer jobs than a decade ago. Cities have fared… » Read More

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