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Unemployment Numbers Hit Yet Another High

December marked the twelfth straight month of declining employment. We explore what the numbers mean for the ailing economy.

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Noah Adams
Noah Adams, long-time co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, brings more than three decades of radio experience to his current job as a contributing correspondent for NPR's National Desk., focusing on the low-wage workforce, farm issues, and the Katrina aftermath. Now based in Ohio, he travels extensively for his reporting assignments, a position he's held since 2003.
Jim Zarroli
Jim Zarroli is an NPR correspondent based in New York. He covers economics and business news.
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