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How to Reconnect Rural and Urban America

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James Fallows has an excellent post on constructive steps to help unite the US again. Read the post, and let me quote the second of the (sensible, doable) steps he recommends:

. . . 2) Reducing Polarization by Modernizing Rural Policy: The political and cultural ramifications of a rural-urban divide are hot topics journalistically. “Rural policy,” not so much. But in a new report for Brookings (available here), Anthony Pipa and Nathalie Geismar argue that straightening out the rat’s-nest of programs intended to help rural America could make a big difference.

Rat’s nest? Take a look at this organization chart included in the Brookings report:

Do read the whole thing.

Written by Leisureguy

27 November 2020 at 12:58 pm

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