Urban and rural America lost branch banks at a similar rate from 2012 to 2017, according to the Federal Reserve. But the loss could have graver consequences for a larger proportion of rural areas.Read More...
The annual reference document from the USDA Economic Research Service shows that there’s no such thing as a single rural America. Economic trends vary greatly depending on several geographic and social factors.
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Jobs, healthcare, and opioid addiction all received attention in this week’s Democratic presidential debate.
Enterprises that received support through Rural Development’s Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program have a much higher survival rate than businesses that did not participate in the program, a new study shows.
Some regions that have already adapted to tough climate conditions may see less disruption on the farm than other areas that aren’t as accustomed to drought and higher temperatures.
We know what works to treat opioid addiction, says journalist Beth Macy. Why aren’t we doing more of it?
Conservatives like J.D. Vance tell struggling rural Americans to "work harder." Liberals say "stop voting against your best interests." But neither side understands how deeply betrayed working-class residents of all races feel, says scholar…