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A Redlands, Calif. QUIZ! How well do you know the city famous for its oranges?
We’re continuing our American Futures series with The Atlantic’s James Fallows and the software company ESRI this week. Kai and James have been traveling across the U.S. looking at how small towns are living and working in a new economy. They’ve flown into the easternmost city in the U.S. — Eastport, Maine and traveled to Sioux Falls, S.D., where they visited a few businesses in […]
The economic narrative of America's future
As he travels for The Atlantic and Marketplace's American Futures project, Jim Fallows says there's an economic narrative for the cities and towns forging a way into the future.
"Any landing you walk away from is a good landing."
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American Futures: Eastport's big bet on global trade
In the town of Eastport, Maine, a gamble on natural resources could revive a flailing economy.
American Futures: Welcome to Eastport, Maine
For our American Futures series, Kai & co. head to the easternmost city in the U.S.
Washington brinkmanship aside, the real U.S. economy doesn't look too bad
In his travels for The Atlantic and Marketplace's American Futures project, Jim Fallows says the American economy in small cities and towns is doing all right.
Burlington, Vermont: Land of ice cream, skiing, and ... tech?
The Atlantic's Jim Fallows and his wife Deb stop next in Burlington, Vt., to explore the city's thriving tech industry.
A Burlington, Vt. quiz! Hint: the coat factory isn't from here
American Futures flies into Burlington, Vt., this week. How much do you know about this American town?