Rural Americans Are Living A Fantasy

Image by Jeff Swensen — Getty Closed Steel Mills Johnstown, PA

Over the last two decades, many rural Americans have seen drastic changes in their communities. The city hubs that once supported their greater rural areas have seen steel, tobacco, textile, and automotive plants close. Not only did these plants provide the highest wages, but they also offered quality healthcare for the employees. To be honest, this trend is eliminating middle-income jobs across the country, a leading factor…

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