Rural high school graduates are less likely to enroll in college. If that’s true, then what is it like for students from far and remote areas? These students from “frontier communities” need the same opportunities as other Americans.Read More...
Opinion: The Federal Communications Commission is rolling back consumer protection to make things easier for telecommunications giants. Meanwhile, congressional measures that could help are moving slowly or not at all.
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.
Social media gives an all-too-accurate picture of hurricane’s destructive flooding. A former Eastern North Carolina resident watches closely – but from afar.
Communities that appear to be on opposite sides of U.S. politics come together for the first-ever Super Decathlon, uniting residents of Washington, D.C., and residents of Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Cooperation and team spirit are the…
Employment change continues to skew toward cities. Meanwhile, the poverty rate fell slightly in rural areas from 2016 to 2017, but median income remained flat.
Hollywood has shifted from portraying rural people as hicks and hayseeds to showing them as criminal kingpins and murderers. Joe Belden surveys the media landscape and finds rural settings to be frightening and violent.
With its Monsanto merger, Bayer inherits more than 8,000 lawsuits over Roundup and dicamba herbicides. How they intend to handle the legal challenges isn’t clear.
The Cummington Story documents the town's history as a World War II haven for refugees, and it offers an example of how differences fall away when people "live and work and meet together as neighbors."