It's easy to lower the unemployment rate when you give corporations virtual carte blanche in doing business. When you don't have to bother with those pesky environmental assessments, wildlife protection, employment standards and consumer safeguards, it shouldn't be too tough to have strong numbers. But there is more to it than just the number of people looking for work.
Easy to say when you're safely employed. Unemployment causes families to fall apart, drug addiction, suicides, reduced life expectancy, and general sadness and indignity