By Damon Linker, The Week What if the polarization of American politics and rise of right-wing populism in the Republican Party are a function of rural parts of the country becoming more like the historic South? That is the surprising suggestion of Will Wilkinson in a fruitfully provocative […]
There are brain drains, and there are skin-in-the-game drains.
By Lisa Beilfuss Barron’s New census data paint a picture of an older and more diverse U.S. where population growth is slowing, changes that have major economic and political upshots. The country’s population grew 7.4% over the past decade, according to 2020 census data released last week. That […]