While on the topic of job loss and unemployment, here’s an animated map from Tip Strategies that shows job gains and losses over time.
Red means loss and green means gain, and as you can see above, there isn’t much green (read that zero) on the map. The larger the circle is, the greater the number of net loss or gain compared to that of the numbers of the year before in the respective metropolitan statistical area.
Here’s what the map looked like in 2004:
[via The Big Picture | Thanks, Barry]