Nancy LeTourneau on the changing politics of the South. The health care system is leaving the Southern Black Belt behind. Cheap wages, little training, crushed limbs: The South’s manufacturing renaissance comes with a heavy price. States of denial: From crop failures to killer storms, Trump’s Southern supporters are paying the price. Jemar Tisby: “I’m a black man who moved to the Deep South. Here’s what it’s teaching me about race”. The South only embraced states’ rights as it lost control of the federal government. Lots of Americans don’t think slavery caused the Civil War. Let’s relitigate the Civil War: There can be no “compromise” with the false view of America’s past from Trumpists and pop historians alike. Secessionists push for South to break away from US again.

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