How This Here Recession Has Been Working Out For People Without Degrees

“For about 43 percent of Americans over the age of 18 [that is: the ones without college degrees], there has been no growth in the labor market since it bottomed out more than two years ago. To get a job, you’ve essentially had to hope someone else lost or left theirs.” —The Atlantic’s Jordan Weissmann translates some charts! Basically: Um, sucks if you didn’t go to college! The other part of the analysis is that if you have a college degree, you cannot and should not complain about the job market because essentially it’s back to pre-recession levels so go get a job! Go, go, go!

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