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Rural Americans

In Defense Of Rural America

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 01.04.2017 | Religion
Elaine Ambrose

People from small towns are the new scapegoat for all that is wrong with the country. A recent online article titled The Dark Rigidity of Fundamentali...

The Future of Higher Education in Rural America

Dr. Stephen Schoonmaker | Posted 08.21.2012 | College
Dr. Stephen Schoonmaker

Despite these challenges don't start writing rural America's epitaph quite yet. New opportunities are emerging in a rural America primed by resurgences in rural higher education.

Rural Communities Need Health Care Reform More Than Anyone

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

The lie that health care reform would hurt rural communities has been one to which progressives and moderates have been slow to respond, perhaps because there have been so many myths and distortions to keep us busy.

Don't Forget Rural America

Rep. Mike Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Thompson

Rural communities are hit even harder by the tough economy, especially when it comes to jobs, yet we fail to invest equitably in their economic health.