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Unemployment rate ticked up to from 8.2% to 8.3% in July 2012. African American male unemployment increased to 14.8%

August 3, 2012

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Unemployment rate ticked up to from 8.2% to 8.3% in July 2012. African American male unemployment increased to 14.8% Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 163,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 8.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment rose in professional and business services, food services and drinking places, and […]

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Hillary Clinton goes to Africa for a seven-nation tour of Africa: A counterpoise to China’s sway?

August 3, 2012

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 Hillary Clinton goes to sub-Saharan Africa: a counterpoise to China’s sway? The Secretary of State was in Senegal Wednesday, kicking off a seven-nation trip to sub-Saharan Africa. Hillary Clinton will highlight Africa’s economic and political progress – and try to define what Obama means by ‘partnership, not patronage.’ By Howard LaFranchi | Christian Science Monitor […]

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