The Decline, The Geography of a Recession by Latyoa Eguekwe
According to the U.S Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 31 Million People Unemployed–that’s including those involuntarily working part time and those who want a job, but have given up on trying to find one. In face of the worst economic upheaval since the great Depression, millions of Americans are hurting. The map, viewed here, is serves a vivid representation of just how much of a transformation the U.S economy has undergone since January 2007. It starts approximately one year before the recession and ends to the most recent data available.