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Unwillingness to invest in the public sector leads to job loss

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Black unemployment always runs higher than white and Hispanic unemployment. A few weeks back, The New York Times published an article about how the shrinking public sector has hurt blacks disproportionately. They are 30 percent more likely to work for the government than whites and twice as likely as Hispanics. So recession layoffs and the slow recovery are a big roadblock in their path to the middle class.

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July 17-30, 2015

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