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The Coronavirus May Accelerate the Demise of Rural America
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The Coronavirus May Accelerate the Demise of Rural America

Olugbenga Ajilore writes about the effects of the coronavirus in rural America.

Over the last two months the coronavirus pandemic has brought nation’s largest, and most powerful cities to their knees.

But as curves show signs of flattening in many urban areas, and governors have begun the process of “reopening” their economies, new hotspots are emerging in places like southwest Georgia, the Navajo nation, and in and around meatpacking plants in Iowa and the Texas panhandle.

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Olugbenga Ajilore

Senior Economist

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