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Young, uneducated men are losing their place in the American workforce

By Axios

Data: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey, Census Bureau American Community Survey via IPUMS Abacus; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios Young and less educated men are losing their place in theRead full story

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  • Very misleading. But that was probably the intent.

    2017 data, and not much of it. Unemployment in this group is at historic lows. There may not be a ton of great manufacturing jobs. But trades pay well and are begging for people. Health care has a ton of opportunities at all levels, not just for highly educated.

    Nor does everyone who chooses not to go to college have to do blue collar work. There are a lot of people in tech, and a lot of self employed people in tech who are doing extremely well

    Very misleading. But that was probably the intent.

    2017 data, and not much of it. Unemployment in this group is at historic lows. There may not be a ton of great manufacturing jobs. But trades pay well and are begging for people. Health care has a ton of opportunities at all levels, not just for highly educated.

    Nor does everyone who chooses not to go to college have to do blue collar work. There are a lot of people in tech, and a lot of self employed people in tech who are doing extremely well without college degrees.

    I guess if you can’t find enough actual bad news you can always make some up....

  • William Wood
    William WoodOwner at William Wood

    Data is dated and neglects to mention, unemployment for these individuals is the best in a decade and wages are going up for this sector faster than other sectors...

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