Unemployment Ticks Up—And That's a Good Thing

More people were looking for jobs in October than the previous month, but that's because those who'd given up on finding a job are back in the game.

by

Fortify your mind! Join the Prospect today

Support The American Prospect's independent, nonprofit journalism by becoming a member today. You will stay engaged with the best and brightest political and public policy reporting and analyses, and help keep this website free from paywalls and open for all to read. Our membership levels offer a range of perks including an opt-in to receive the print magazine by mail.