Nudnik - n. U.S. colloq. Esp. in Jewish usage: a pestering, nagging, or irritating person
The adjusted unemployment rate rose to 11.4 percent, a seven-year high, while the unadjusted jobless total passed 5 million for the first time since the war.In stark contrast ...
In December, Germany had the second highest unemployment rate after Spain among the 12 countries that share the euro, at 10 percent on a comparable basis. The rate in France was 9.7 percent.
Germany's rising unemployment contrasts with the U.S., where the jobless rate probably remained unchanged at 5.4 percent in January as 200,000 jobs were created outside farming, a Bloomberg survey of 70 economists showed.So why does the American left continue to insist that the US needs to be more like "old" Europe? When will they understand that Europe's antiquated social policies (aka. socialist programs ... aka. the government trying to run the economy) just don't work?
In the U.K., the latest available comparable rate is 4.6 percent for October.