unemployment

Economic role of government now and during Great Depression

Video

In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson, learn how the coronavirus is impacting the economy and how it compares to the Great Depression. Continue reading

Social justice and the coronavirus

Video

In this NewsHour Extra lesson plan, learn how the coronavirus relates to issues of social justice. Continue reading

Job Seekers Face Long Searches in Tough Economy

Video

As part of his ongoing series on “Making Sense” of the economy, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman visits a Manhattan job fair where many people…read more

Ex-Convicts and Laid-Off Execs Face Dim Job Prospects

Video

In part of an ongoing series deciphering financial news, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to laid-off business executives and ex convicts, two groups of…read more

African Americans Facing Higher Unemployment

Video

With millions of Americans losing their jobs in the current recession, African American unemployment is reaching record levels. In East St. Louis, Illinois, black unemployment…read more

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.