Objects at rest stay at rest, objects in motion stay in motion when forces are balanced. Unemployment is like that too-the longer one is unemployed the more likely it is that unemployment continues.
There are innumerable reasons why someone may fall into the social outsider situation and be unable to regain momentum from the unemployed condition; how to get things moving, and in a renwable way, is the challenge.
http://www.cnbc.com/id/40489798 unemployment rate rises to 9.8%
One may find discouragement in aloof broadcast media on stilts with the point of view of privilged insiders perennially. Once I found a rucksack at a 2nd hand store with a check stub from an E.S.P.N. hack at the Salt Lake City Olympics-they get really good checks for porting about.
The citizens of the U.S.A. should own the broadcast wavelengths for their own burst podcasts instead of the wealthy, and that imbalance in democratic real public communication power is a basic cause for the concentration of wealth in the U.S.A. today. No Harvard President will transform the F.C.C. allocations of freqs out of the era of corporate feudalism.
The federal government could give tax breaks to businesses that hire people out of work for the longest time directly proportional to the number of days or years unemployed with the most for hiring people out of work the most time. Those most excluded from affording the basics in American society find no relief from a comfortable middle class and homosexual preference Democratic political party.