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Subject:  Re: OT: Gore do as I say, not as I do Date:  3/1/2007  10:05 AM
Author:  vickifool Number:  3033 of 89956

one topic was the warehousing of young black men that California is engaged the last 15 years quite a large percentage have been incarcerated due to the made-up "war" on "drugs".

It got me to wonder, when we talk about the unemployment rate falling - are incarcerated people counted as employed, unemployed, or...?

"Not looking" is the other category. Retired & discouraged people fit there too.

Oakland California is planning to help with the problem by hiring people who have served their time.


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