The Creative Class Rises Again

At a time when the unemployment rate in the United States topped 10 percent, the rate of unemployment for the Creative Class did not reach even 5 percent. As TechCrunch stated: "In a time of high unemployment, when traditional skills can be outsourced or automated, creative skills remain highly sought after and highly valuable. We all want to be part of the Creative Class of programmers, designers, and information workers. The term used to mean artists and writers. Today, it means job stability."

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