Yet another partisan fight in Congress over whether the long-term unemployed should continue to collect benefits is looming.
For communities that were already in economic freefall before this recession, it's a catastrophe.
Denying benefits is a messy process, so Talx comes in to do the dirty chore.
We have a long-term growth in income disparity between rich and middle-class, which has since been mostly obscured by the recent meltdown.
Racial inequality is a reality we still need to address four decades after MLK's assassination.
Nine months into the stimulus, with double-digit unemployment, we need a full-scale emergency relief plan.
Like the levees in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, the safety net is failing Americans battered by the 'Great Recession' of 2008-2009.
Our 'social safety net' isn't holding up at a time when we need it most.
The economic crisis is still on the rise for millions of Americans, while at the same time the social safety net is failing to support many of them.