Editorial: Stats understate unemployment

Over the past few years, unemployment has been improving, at a snail's pace, but improving nonetheless. Trends in the official unemployment rate and other economic indicators seem to support this narrative. But when you start parsing out the jobs numbers, the picture that emerges is downright horrible.

Elliot: Website on the car roof

If the Obama administration ran global warming, we'd get winter three weeks early.

Guest opinion: The decline of American patriotism

As of late, it seems fewer and fewer young people show any true interest in the country they call home. They reap its benefits but do little to ensure that these benefits remain for others to enjoy. Many choose not to vote but continue to complain about the outcomes of local, state, and federal elections, while others insist even if they did cast their vote, it wouldn't accomplish anything.

Letters to the Editor

>> Submit a Letter to the Editor

>> More stories (previous issue)

Privacy Policy (8/15/07) | Terms of Use (4/28/08) | Content Submission Agreement (8/23/07) | Copyright Compliance Policy (8/25/07) | RSS Terms of Use

Copyright © The Daily Iowan, All Rights Reserved.