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The Big Crunch: Data for Advocacy

The Big Crunch: Data for Advocacy

by Jason Gray, Senior Fellow, Research & Policy Being a strong advocate requires that we have a focused but flexible message that works well with different audiences. How do you make the case for an issue for someone who grew up in your community? How would you...

The Great Recession and the Great Divergence

The Great Recession and the Great Divergence

by Jason Gray, Senior Fellow for Research & Policy and Alfred Garshong, Research/GIS Associate Have you noticed that the word "rural" shows up in the news more these days? Hmmmmm, wonder why. Here in North Carolina, a major reason is the great divergence in...