[A letter from the publisher] I spent the bulk of the 1990s in graduate school, reading novels, mainly American ones, [...]
The Rust Belt, linguistically speaking, is one of America’s newest regions. It was largely created in 1984 by, of all people, Walter Mondale. During a campaign stop during the presidential election...
When Belt announced a fellowship to cover the RNC last week, comments included: “Hell, no”; “Does the fellowship include life insurance?”; and, “Only if you provide body armor.”
The Cleveland garment industry's history overlaps with that of Jewish immigration to the city and growth of the Labor movement. And you can see that history in still-standing former factories.