Americans are sentenced to life without meaningful employment:Of the 12.7 million unemployed Americans, 5.4 million have been out of work for at least six months. Of those, about 33 percent have suffered without work for a year or longer.

Americans are sentenced to life without meaningful employment:

Of the 12.7 million unemployed Americans, 5.4 million have been out of work for at least six months. Of those, about 33 percent have suffered without work for a year or longer.