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Two graphs that show the depressing trends of the work force for the past twenty years.
Both reveal that, since the crash in 2008-2009, there has been absolutely no uptick, despite the desperate repeated claims of the Obama administration. The American work force, and the economy that work force represents, has shrunk, and shows no signs of recovery.
There is a solution, but no one really wants to risk trying it in our Soviet-style society.