As part of PBS Need to Know’s ongoing series on the hardships of unemployment, “Help Wanted,” they want to hear from you.
They’re soliciting stories of economic hardship for the “Help Wanted” series both on the web and on air.
Click through and check out their new Tumblr (WELCOME!) and email them at ntkonpbs (at) gmail (dot) com.
It’s the new normal: Filling up half the tank, foregoing doctor’s appointments, skimping on groceries. Americans — who for well over a century have been the consumer engine of the world’s economy, accustomed to a high standard of living — are feeling the pain of the economic downturn in their…