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Losing More than a Paycheck: Race and Class Conflict in Two New Plays

We often think of deindustrialization as a phenomenon of the 1970s and 80s, but, as the recent announcement of the closing of the Carrier factory in Indiana… 1,119 more words

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The Sound of Motor City: Ruin Porn, Popular Memory, and Protomartyr's Vision of 21st Century Detroit

For the past couple years, one of the most vital sounds in music today has come out of that ruined city of the middle west, Detroit.   4,418 more words

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"Boom, Bust, Exodus"

Like many cities throughout the Midwest, deindustrialization hit the community hard.

By some indicators, Connersville appears to have done well in comparison to other industrialized cities at the time because deindustrialization came later to its community. 981 more words

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Resistance & Rebuilding

Since deindustrialization strongly hit Connersville in the 1980s and 1990s, the community has been on a slow but steady decline. The population has continued to shrink, the average age is growing progressively older, and businesses have been slow in returning to the community. 833 more words

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Deindustrialization, Depopulation, and the Refugee Crisis

The refugee crisis facing Western nations has begun to peak both demographically and politically. The United Nations has reported that more than 6.5 million Syrians have fled to neighboring countries and Europe, and even nations that until recently welcomed refugees are frantically trying to change immigration policy or protect borders. 1,290 more words

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Deindustrialization, Depopulation, and the Refugee Crisis

The refugee crisis facing Western nations has begun to peak both demographically and politically. The United Nations has reported that more than 6.5 million Syrians have fled to neighboring countries and Europe, and even nations that until recently welcomed refugees are frantically trying to change immigration policy or protect borders. 1,290 more words

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The New Economy.

Once upon a time, most American workers were essentially independent contractors: small farmers selling to the local market or craftsmen with their own shops. Then came the Industrial Revolution and massive immigration. 527 more words

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