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Rural Coverage of COVID-19 from the Daily Yonder
Commentary: Getting The Most from the Nation’s Investment in Rural Broadband
The Biden Administration has promised to spend up to twenty billion dollars to increase broadband infrastructure in rural America. Without question, high-speed broadband is essential to participation in the 21st Century economy as well as access to many educational and healthcare services. Yet, today, a significant percentage of rural communities do not have broadband access The post Commentary: Getting The Most from the Nation’s Investment in Rural Broadband appeared first on Daily Yonder.
Video Commentary: ‘Democracy Is Not a State. It Is an Act.’
Read the original post and learn more about the Rural Assembly. EDITOR’S NOTE: The Rural Assembly and the Daily Yonder are projects of the Center for Rural Strategies, a nonprofit organization. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Rural Assembly shares this reading of the last letter from the late Representative John Lewis The post Video Commentary: ‘Democracy Is Not a State. It Is an Act.’ appeared first on Daily Yonder.
Anti-Corporate Ag Conversation Moves to a Friendlier Venue: Yale University
Yale University is convening a conference this weekend featuring rural voices taking on corporate power and lack of competition in the agriculture and food system. The event will feature academics, researchers, and investigative journalists who have a much more difficult time discussing these issues openly in agribusiness-friendly states in the Midwest and West, according to The post Anti-Corporate Ag Conversation Moves to a Friendlier Venue: Yale University appeared first on Daily Yonder.