Stories on climate change, industrial legacies, and planning for a just future.
Honoring Black joy and freedom struggles in the Rust Belt.
A recent event highlights the messiness of the town’s white-dominated abolitionist narrative.
A queer Rust Belt reading list.
Yesterday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine unveiled a million-dollar vaccine lottery. Here are some other ideas.
The strike, which helped guide the UAW to prominence in the twentieth century, provides a blueprint for better working conditions and a revival of the middle class.
On the city’s long history of industrial pollution, and how Ted Cruz gets it wrong.
A Q&A with 100 Days in Appalachia reporter Chris Jones, who was there.
Announcing a new anthology of regional writing, available exclusively to Belt members.
How about those hats?
A land acknowledgement, plus ten stories from the archives on Indigenous life in the region.
Pennsylvania has always defied easy categorization. That's what makes it so great.