Some shocking details reported by Newsweek on the current state of white male professionals who found themselves unemployed as a result of the economic meltdown. The report was picked up by all major news outlets, so you can read their comments online as well. Can Manhood Survive the Recession? - Newsweek So what's going on in the corporate boardrooms? Corporate America's profits rose 29% in 2010, the fastest growth in more than 50 years but the improved results have yet to trickle down to most employees, even the highly educated, well-paid, upper-level professionals. I guess this report also puts to rest the allegation that the chronically unemployed are simply the slackers who have gotten used to being couch potatoes living off unemployment compensation.