Hoovervilles http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/15097/all en NBC Ups the Ante on Economic Woe, Profiles Sacramento 'Shanty Town' http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-ups-ante-economic-woe-profiles-sacramento-shanty-town <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/edward-schatz">Edward Schatz</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Even with our economic troubles, things are not yet as bad at the Depression-era with its unemployment level of about <a href="http://www.bls.gov/opub/cwc/cm20030124ar03p1.htm"></a>25 percent. But that didn’t stop the “Today” show from drawing the comparison with a “modern day shanty town” near the “railroad tracks” on March 9.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-ups-ante-economic-woe-profiles-sacramento-shanty-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy ChrisJansing Depression frontierdays GreatDepression Hoovervilles NBC Sacramento shantytown tentcity Today Mon, 09 Mar 2009 20:20:44 +0000 admin 26920 at http://www.mrc.org