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Reimagine Rural
Reimagine Rural
The Brookings Institution

While the dominant narrative regarding rural America is one of decline and division, Reimagine Rural is a new podcast that visits rural... more

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Intel's megasite means big changes in central Ohio: How are local rural communities responding?

Intel Corporation is building two multi-billion-dollar semiconductor chip fabrication plants in Licking County, Ohio. While this industrial installation, the largest... more

25 Jun 2024 · 57 minutes
The unique challenge of bringing broadband to rural America

Rural America disproportionately lacks access to high-speed broadband, an essential component of modern life. Though the issue—and many attempts to... more

04 Jun 2024 · 57 minutes
Will offshore wind be good for Humboldt County, California?

In late 2022, the federal government auctioned off ocean access near the coast of Humboldt County, California to develop an... more

14 May 2024 · 55 minutes
A modern twist on company towns

The history of rural America includes "company towns,” where one employer controlled pretty much everything in town, from retail to... more

14 May 2024 · 52 minutes
Season Two of Reimagine Rural is coming soon

Season two of Reimagine Rural podcast debuts soon, with host Tony Pipa once again visiting small towns from coast to... more

08 May 2024 · 1 minute
Bonus episode: Local stories from listeners

We planned only eight episodes of Reimagine Rural, but we heard from so many listeners across the country that we... more

11 Apr 2023 · 43 minutes
A recipe for a rural policy renaissance

In this episode, Tony Pipa reflects on lessons learned throughout his journeys across rural America. He hears from new and... more

22 Mar 2023 · 59 minutes
Connecting to family, community, and heritage in Eagle Butte, South Dakota

In this episode of Reimagine Rural, host Tony Pipa goes to Eagle Butte, South Dakota, anchor of the Cheyenne River Sioux... more

07 Mar 2023 · 41 minutes
Protecting community integrity during a creative transformation in West Virginia

In this episode of “Reimagine Rural,” host Tony Pipa visits the neighboring towns of Thomas and Davis, West Virginia, former... more

14 Feb 2023 · 42 minutes
An entrepreneurial spark in DeWitt, Arkansas

In this episode of “Reimagine Rural,” host Tony Pipa visits DeWitt, Arkansas, deep in the Mississippi Delta, where a failed... more

31 Jan 2023 · 40 minutes
Reimagine Rural
Intel's megasite means big changes in central Ohio: How are local rural communities responding?
Reimagine Rural