Can we solve long-term unemployment?

Short answer to the question in the headline is “Probably not,” because you would need to change a bunch of legal stuff, political stuff, and ingrained human biases essentially all at once, and that’s very hard to do. In order to better understand exactly how bad long-term unemployment can be, let me point you to this article, and I will pull out a few parts for you:

“There’s a perception that people…

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