The number of Americans NOT in the workforce is at record levels, and yet the talking heads assure us that the unemployment rate is just 5.1%
The headline rate “conveniently” ignores the folks that have given up trying to find a job, and so does not count them.
How many Americans “are not in the labor force?”
According to BLS, over 94 million.
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