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Patshawndria Ivey fills out a job application at Smoothe King May 8, 2015 in Miami, Florida. The Labor Department released numbers that show 223,000 jobs added in April with the unemployment rate at 5.4 percent from 5.5 percent in March, which is the lowest rate since May 2008. (Photo by

CBO: Nearly 1 in 6 Young Men in U.S. Jobless or Incarcerated

According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), out of the 38 million young men in the U.S. in 2014, 16 percent were jobless (5 million or 13 percent) or incarcerated (1 million or 3 percent). The share of young men without a job or in prison has increased substantially since 1980, when just 11 percent of young men fit into either category.

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The War on Men: Males Bear Brunt of Global Violence

A recent article in The Economist reminds readers of the sobering reality that men are the primary victims of violence in the world and their situation is getting worse, not better.