Saturday, December 12, 2009

Jobs! Jobs! A matter of national security

Jobs! Jobs! A matter of national security:

by Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony
Real Times News Service

"Is anyone paying attention to the depths of despair and hopelessness that have gripped American urban communities? While our attention is on national health care, Afghanistan and Iraq, someone better be watching our back right here in our local communities."

"...[W]e know that many frustrated job seekers have dropped out of the hunt and are no longer being counted on the rolls. They are among the walking wounded and their situations are getting increasingly desperate. Now is the time for a new type of Humphrey Hawkins Full Employment Act. "

(Reverend Dr. Wendell Anthony is president of the Detroit Branch NAACP (the nation’s largest branch) and a member of NAACP National Board of Directors

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