Incarceration rates of poor children vary widely, especially by race. But young people who grew up in rural areas are less likely to be incarcerated later in life than children who grew up in more urban settings.Read More...
Democrats are losing rural votes not because of what they propose but because rural voters identify more with the Republican Party. "Democratic" ballot initiatives do well in rural, but Democratic candidates don't.
We think of LBJ as a rural president, but the Great Society was tailor made for big cities. * The Blue Dogs bark * Iowa journalist paints a different picture of the Heartland.
The urban core of the nation’s largest cities gained 1.7% more jobs in the last year, while the most remote rural counties gained only 0.3%. With one exception, the smaller the county, the smaller its percentage job growth was.
Call them what you will, creating investment opportunities in distressed areas has a long history. Their impact? Mixed. | Rural-urban divide overstated. | SNAP work requirements will hit urban and rural equally, report says.
For the international traveler, getting past the city-limits sign is bound to deliver surprises. But if you really want to know an area, get in a car wreck.
Rural voters broke big for Donald Trump, but his campaign got over the finish line with metro voters. His coalition was notable for its “ordinariness,” not its “pathologies.” Here’s a roundup of election news related to rural people and…