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TTT1828 July 16 Urban-Local Development - Peter McGlaughlin

Academics and journalists analyze it and voting results seem to confirm it: Here in Minnesota and across the nation, there is a growing divide between urban and rural communities. Is the gap caused by ethnic and cultural differences? Do city folk just not “get” the economic and social issues facing rural people? Is it possible to create together an agenda that meets everyone’s needs?

TruthToTell interviews Brett Buckner, managing director of One Minnesota, who is working with the Minneapolis nonprofit Growth and Justice as well as participants across the state to develop Thriving by Design, a blueprint for an equitable and just Minnesota.


Brett Buckner is managing director of One Minnesota.