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Jobless Americans struggle to cope

US unemployment rate remains high despite growing economy.

    If the global recession is over, and the economy does indeed add jobs as predicted, why are so many people in the United States still out of work?

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    Economists are debating whether the country is in the throws of a so-called "jobless recovery".

    That is when other sectors of the economy begin to grow, but unemployment remains high.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds went to a labour rally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and found out-of-work Americans who are furious at being left behind.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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