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American Midwest

When They Say You Have No Culture: Talking Applebee's, Passing, and Self-Acceptance With Memoirist Lacy M. Johnson

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 10.08.2012 | Home
Stacy Parker Le Melle

In winning fashion, Johnson's memoir refutes the supposition that her hometown's culture is equal to the sum of what a stranger can see through his windshield.

Food -- The American Midwest at the Cusp of an Economic Renaissance

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

In the coming food shortages, the American Midwest will become the most crucial provider of food grains to the world, building on an already leading, but barely heralded position of leadership.