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Robert Wuthnow on Small Town America’s Distress
This week, The Annex is thrilled to sit down with Robert Wuthnow of Princeton University. Robert just published The Left Behind: Decline and Rage in Rural America with Princeton University Press. We talk about the challenges facing small towns, the roots of their disaffect, and the politics that this distress creates.
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The Rural White Male Trump Voter (Robert Francis)
Also, we discuss Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle, charges of data falsification in France, and the case of Brooke Harrington and academic freedom in Denmark.
John Eason on Rural Prisons
We interview John Eason about his work on the rural prison industry and the communities that house them, and his book on the topic, Big House on the Prairie.