unemployment

Young White Dudes Are Decidedly Opting Out of the Whole ‘Job’ Thing

The middle-class millennial white man is not his father. He’s more educated, he’s less driven by money, and perhaps for the first time in human…

Anthony Davis, Working Class Hero

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have employers actively want to hire you? You know, rather than the sweaty groveling most of us do whenever we…

Does the ‘Save Six Months of Salary for Emergencies’ Rule Still Apply?

It’s a rule of thumb: You gotta have six months of salary on hand to handle whatever life throws at you — or rather, whatever life sneaks…

Unemployed, Single and Addicted: The Plight of the Modern American Working Man

As we’ve written about extensively here at MEL, America’s working-class men are in the midst of a genuine public health crisis. Between the loss of…