Deep Dive: Rural Realities— A Closer Look at the Issues and Opportunities Outside America’s Urban Cores

Especially since the 2016 election, the term “rural America” is tossed around casually and constantly in our national political and economic dialogues. But those conversations are often one-dimensional, overly general, or worse, miss the mark completely. What is mainstream coverage overlooking? What is it getting wrong? What matters most to people in America’s rural areas? What kinds of holistic, local, and sustainable economic opportunities exist, and how can they best be realized? Why should what happens in rural America matter deeply to even the most dedicated urbanite?

Festival: 2017

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

Leaders of the modern conservative movement, Richard Cohen, Rep. Mickey Edwards, Laura Ingraham, Morton Kondracke and... See more
The nature of the personal media experience is changing drastically with every new gadget or technology we encounter.... See more
Substantial shifts in population across the industrialized and non-industrialized World will have profound impacts on... See more
This session will examine the growing presence of Evangelical Christians in the United States. Do Evangelicals have a... See more
Taking into account the changing nature of the interaction between the media and the government, three journalism... See more
US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor discuss with Elliot Gerson the... See more

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