New Orleans This slideshow was sent to me by a friend from Hamilton, Montana. It vividly and graphically shows the more than doubling of the unemployment rate, county by county, state by state, over a little more than two years from January 2007 when unemployment was 4.6% to June 2010 when we were at 9.7%.
Worth a look to understand the dilemma faced as the fall comes upon us and political fortunes and weighed by the impact of the recession.
Double click below to see the trends unfold for yourself:
Updated 08.5.10, The Decline: The Geography of a Recession by LaToya Egwuekwe (OFFICIAL)