June 12, 2014

ATOMIZATION VS. COMMUNITY::

Back to the Land (PAUL WALDMAN, JUNE 12, 2014, American Prospect)

In a new study, a surprising number of conservatives say they'd like to live in a rural area. So what's stopping them?

Today the Pew Research Center released a gigantic and fascinating report on increasing levels of political polarization in America, and while many people will be picking over the data, there's one particular thing I want to point to. One of the questions they asked was this: "If you could live anywhere in the United States that you wanted to, would you prefer a city, a suburban area, a small town or a rural area?" The results were stark:

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