Jobs picture is worse than it looks

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Kevin Drum believes the jobs picture is worse than it looks:

We need to add about 150,000 jobs each month merely to keep up with population growth, which means that real net job growth is negative and has been for over a year. The chart [above] shows real net job creation over the past three years.

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