Doomgraph: This Recession's Unemployment vs Other Recessions

Time to crap your pants.

What makes this growth even more soil-worthy is that a bunch of these jobs aren’t coming back. Companies have used this economic downturn to permanently eliminate, restructure or ship overseas huge swaths of work, and consumers are unlikely to resume consuming at the same cheap-credit induced levels that fed the previous boom.

Employment-Population Ratio, Part Time Workers, Unemployed over 26 Weeks [Calculated Risk]