By Greg Keller
PARIS (AP) -- Europe is failing its youth, and none more than its ethnic and religious minorities.
As Europe slides back into recession, young graduates from the Class of 2012 across Europe are returning from their summer holidays and finding that even their hard-won university diplomas are... Read More »
By 24/7 Wall St., Introduction by Jake Thiewes
Unemployment is not just a problem in the United States. According to new data from Eurostat, the 17 countries that both use the euro as currency and belong to the European Union is 11.1 percent, compared to 8.3 percent in the U.S.
When it comes to youth... Read More »
By Annalyn Censky
NEW YORK -- As the jobs crisis drags on, high unemployment could permanently damage the economic prospects of the world's youngest workers, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development warned Tuesday.
A lack of jobs for workers ages 15 to 24 could create a "scarring effect"... Read More »
In this era of high unemployment, many parents and students wonder which college degrees pay off -- and which don't.
A recent study by Georgetown University Center on Education looked at earnings and unemployment rates among recent and seasoned degree holders as well as those with graduate degrees and found... Read More »
Sukhraj Beasla is a successful 30-year-old, recently promoted at LaSalle Bank from trust manager to assistant vice president. At least that's what Beasla's parents' friends think, when her parents brag about their go-getting daughter at dinner or temple. At least that's what they thought until CNN published... Read More »
When Forrest Gump decided to go for a little run one day, and keep running, to the end of town, to the end of the county, to the end of the state, to coast to coast to coast, the world didn't get it. "Why are you running?" the press hounded. "For world peace? For the homeless? For women's rights? For the... Read More »
When Pope Benedict XVI landed in Madrid on Thursday, the conversation focused more on the economy than the spirit. His visit is for the Catholic Church's World Youth Day, but it's taken on a weightier significance in a country with over 20 percent unemployment -- the highest in ailing Europe -- and with nearly... Read More »
Politicians love to talk about young people. Debt is hoisted "on the backs of Americans of the next generation," warns Michele Bachmann. We must free ourselves so that "our children" are "free to pursue their dreams" says Tim Pawlenty. Let's "win the future," says President Obama, for "our kids."
But where... Read More »
In "The Godfather," Michael Corleone goes against the wishes of his family and shirks a life of organized crime. In "The Jazz Singer," Jakie Rabinowitz rejects the path of his ancestors to sing ragtime on the club circuit. Ditching the family business and striking out on your own is a well-known narrative... Read More »