Cartoons for the Classroom: Unemployment that Just Won't Quit

It's an economic Catch-22! Expose your scholars to the hiring/unemployment paradox using this political cartoon analysis worksheet. The cartoon shows corporations explaining to a job seeker that they cannot hire him due to the unstable economy, which is due to unemployment, etc. Three talking (or writing) points guide analysis as learners consider how the situation is a Catch-22 and a conundrum, and how they suggest solving it. Additional resources are provided for extension options.

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