Kai Ryssdal checked in with Austin Golding, a small business owner in Mississippi.
Victoria Darden and her family have been forced to leave their soybean and corn fields unplanted because of flooding.
10 years after the Great Recession companies have increased their dependence on non-permanent workers.
What Mississippi's historically black colleges and universities teach us about centuries-old inequities
How The Deck Is Stacked
A divided city in a divided state in a still-divided country.
We’re continuing our American Futures series with The Atlantic’s James Fallows 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. Next stop: Mississippi to the city of Columbus…