With tag: state_of_the_re:union
State Of The Re:Union: Internet Communities
With this episode of State of the Re:Union, we tell stories of
the Internet’s impact on community-building in human terms, on the messy
level of people’s daily existence, where its effects are rarely solely
positive or negative.
State Of The Re:Union: Tucson, Arizona
Tucson sits in the borderlands, the desert landscape where America and Mexico meet. We visit Tucson this week on State of the Re:Union.
State Of The Re:Union: Jacksonville, Florida
Jacksonville is the largest city in the whole country: 841 acres of sprawl, highways, and strip malls dotted with tiny, unique neighborhoods. How does a place this huge and diverse lurch forward to keep pace with the rest of the country?
State of the Re:Union: Comic Books
In a series first, State of the Re:Union explores a vast
community that's based around a medium, rather than a geographic
location: Comic books! They serve
as the connection point for a diverse community of people,
State of the Re:Union: Missouri's Ozarks
The Ozarks have long been an isolated place—steep mountains break up the
landscape into hills and hollows, making each little town its own
State of the Re:Union: Southeastern Washington
The Tri-Cities of Washington are Richland, Pasco and Kennewick—three cities clustered near one another in the vast plains and deserts of Washington state, to the east of the Cascade Mountains. In this episode, we'll explore the secret history of the area, the surprising mix of residents, what's drawn them here and why.
State of the Re:Union: Vermont, The Small Town State
Quaint storefronts along Main streets, covered bridges and dairy cows are the iconic images of Vermont. But Vermonters pride themselves on their independent spirits and their passion to rebuild is a force of nature, stronger than Tropical Storm Irene.
State of the Re:Union: Oakland
Refugees, entrepreneurs, visionaries - these are the historic roots of Oakland, California. The city has long been home for people building new lives and imagining even better ones but dreams deferred also haunt this place.
State of the Re:Union: Las Vegas
These days, two versions of Las Vegas occupy the public imagination. One is of Sin City, the City of Lights, home to The Strip, to glitter and entertainment. The other is as a dramatic victim of the recent economic recession.
State of the Re:Union: Appalachia
This week, State of the Re:Union travels through Appalachia. We'll learn about mountain-top-removal mining through the miners and communities of West Virginia. In Kentucky, we hear a local radio DJ who's gone from bluegrass and blues to Blackalicious, with an unexpected key audience.
State of the Re:Union Next Stop:LA!
State of the Re:Union explores what it means to be home in Los Angeles, from Mexicali mariachi music to stories of life on the streets.