Since the last presidential election, poorer people have been moving into those counties where the percentage of the Republican vote increased in 2008.Read More...
By Bill Bishop and Robert Cushing
The Daily Yonder 40 dropped again this week, along with all other indexes. Is it because rural companies have not yet been discovered by the hedge fund boys? Read one analysis.
The disproportionate number of casualties in Iraq coming from rural home towns was evident early in the war. This story was written for The New York Times by Yonder editor Bill Bishop and Yonder statistician Robert Cushing in July, 2005