Category Archives: Southern Industry

Red America Rising

Red America In The Wall Street Journal, Joel Kotkin expands on his argument of an emerging divide between an economically ascendant but politically declining Red America and a politically ascendant but economically stagnant Blue America: “These trends point to a U.S. … Continue reading

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How The South Will Rise Again

Dixie In Forbes, demographer Joel Kotkin sees the Sunbelt South becoming even more dominant in economic power as the “new breed of carpetbaggers” flee the high tax, sluggish growth Blue States of the North and West: “Perhaps the most persuasive … Continue reading

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SNN Podcast: The Rise of the New South

South Carolina Here’s the link to the SNN podcast with Palmetto Patriot about my review of James C. Cobb’s The South and America Since World War II. Topics include: – The first “New South” (1877 to 1945) and the “Sunbelt … Continue reading

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Review: The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Agriculture & Industry

Dixie The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Agriculture & Industry is Volume 11 of a 24 part series sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi and the Center for the Study of the … Continue reading

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