How to fix what the innovation economy broke about America
Understanding what broke it might be the answer. Centres of high tech and financial services create vast wealth in America’s innovation economy, but this allowed certain urban and rural areas to erode economically and socially. Brian Alexander explores the lives of small-town residents who are experiencing increased levels of stress and poor mental and physical health. In this sensitive piece, he argues that regional development policy could be crucial in saving US democracy.
From MIT Technology Review