In Case It Makes You Feel Better : Planet Money Feel like you're looking at a mountain of layoffs? This graph charts the unemployment Alps.
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Unemployment over the years Bureau of Labor Statistics hide caption

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It actually has been worse.

Chart comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You can make your own here.

Of course, we don't know what happens to the line off the right side of the graph. You can't tell above, but it's headed up pretty steeply. Check out today's report.