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Jobs, healthcare, and opioid addiction all received attention in this week’s Democratic presidential debate.
First came the poll taxes and whites-only primaries that targeted African Americans in this southeastern Texas community. In recent decades, students at the historically black Prairie View A&M University were required to complete a…
While Democrat candidates criticize Trump on the economy, the states that hold their presidential nomination contests first (Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina) are doing better than the rest of nation with jobs.
Immigration, healthcare, and environmental issues include passing references to rural. In the debate over trade policy, candidates use farmers as an example of who is getting harmed.
The first-ever Native American Presidential Forum had 11 candidates answering questions from tribal leaders. The interest in Native voters may indicate a greater role for Native voters in presidential primaries and general elections, says a…
The owner of a North Carolina gun store appropriates American Indian images to promote racism. It’s part of a trend of metropolitan outsiders exploiting racial tension in some rural areas to advance their agenda.
The Trump administration and Democratic presidential candidates have had a chance to sound off on what they think needs to happen in rural America. Now we hear from advocates on the ground who identify the key policy changes they think…
Tim Size ·
Today’s public discourse is a petri dish for breeding disgust for people with whom we disagree. Debates about healthcare issues affecting rural America are no exception.