• Opinion: There's a real economic divide in the US, and it's not the gap between the South and the rest of the country

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    The Wall Street Journal published a story highlighting the supposed underperformance of the Southern economy compared to the rest of the US.
    But based on a number of measures, the South's economy is still strong, especially in its fast-growing cities.
    By focusing on sectional differences, the piece ignores the real divide in the economy between rural and urban areas.
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    As a transplant to North Carolina, the recent review of regional economic underperformance in The Wall Street Journal caught my eye. The basic thesis...
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