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How Democrats Can Run and Win in Rural Areas

Progressive Chloe Maxmin unseated a top Republican in a rural district, then passed one of the first state Green New Deal bills. Here’s what Democrats can learn from her success.

'Deep Canvassing' Targets Rural Georgia

Benjamin Barber Facing South
Volunteers and organizers with People's Action recently took part in phone banking during a virtual deep canvassing event. The focus: connecting with rural voters and others less likely to turn out for Georgia's Senate runoffs.

Overcoming the Urban-Rural Divide, Part 2

Anthony Flaccavento The Stansbury Forum
three photos of rural scenes People tune out when we go on and on; and if we let a little contempt seep into our erudition, the door slams shut. Maybe it’s time to start talking like a neighbor rather than an advocate.

The Coronavirus Takes Heavy Economic Toll on Rural Hospitals

Carl Segerstrom High Country News
“Closed” sign at North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley Community Hospital. In the midst of a pandemic, more than 200 hospital networks in the US have cut medical staff. And without a steady influx of federal funding or an overhaul of the system, the fiscal consequences of the coronavirus could devastate rural health care.

COVID-19 and the Unfunded Black Belt Commission

Greg Kaufmann Facing South
U.S. map showing Southern States unfunded ...Black Belt communities currently being ravaged by COVID-19 would benefit from the kind of sustained investment that should have been happening since 2008...just as the whiter, richer states in the NBRC did.
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