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America’s quiet catastrophe: The collapse of work for men

Nicholas Eberstadt,  From one perspective, things are looking pretty good in America today. The stock market — and U.S. personal wealth holdings — are at or near their all-time highs, and unemployment rates are back down to 5% or less—well below the postwar average, and purportedly even near “full employment,” according to widely received wisdom.

More Men Are Unemployed Than Ever Before, And They Aren’t Looking for Jobs

The Federalist Staff, Nicholas Eberstadt, scholar in political economy at AEI, joined The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss his new book, “Men Without Work: America’s Invisible Crisis,” and the cultural and economic shifts that have led to a decline in the U.S. labor force. Eberstadt’s research examines the flight from work and the rise of