Paula Stein's last unemployment check came in January. As she tells Dick Gordon, she's desperate to work, but she's getting no bites in this economy. Also in this episode, poet Rachel Zucker.
State agencies that administer unemployment benefits are struggling to keep up, and some are cutting off assistance. Paula Stein's last unemployment check came in January.
Rachel Zucker was on the phone with a friend the day before President Obama's inauguration, when the two poets had a eureka moment. They decided to find 100 poets who would sign up to write a poem for each of Obama's first 100 days in office.
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