A senior staff member of the National Congress of American Indians cringes to remember his costume at his 21st birthday party. What will it take for the owner of the Washington, D.C., NFL team to have a similar epiphany over his team’s mascot?
(Image belt;percent-change-nonemp2002-2012.png)The one bright spot in rural America’s small-business development in the last decade was in “nonemployer” businesses, what we typically know as self-employed workers. The bad news is that earnings in this category dropped dramatically over the last decade.
Rural microbrew • Efficient rural transportation • Saving endangered species • Coal miners duped out of benefits • Drought hitting hard in the west • USDA encouraging private rural investment • Mobile slaughter crews not as scary as they sound • Fighting over sales tax