Featuring Special Guest– Jim Fallows

James Fallows National Correspondent for The Atlantic, has written for the magazine since the late 1970s. He has reported extensively from outside the United States and once worked as President Carter’s chief speechwriter. His latest book is China Airborne.
To read Jim Fallows full bio, click here.

James Fallows’ Reads & Links
**Eleven Signs a City Will Succeed — The Atlantic**
Our 2017 Cluster Workshop theme explained! Check out this article about the Eleven Signs and
see what we will be exploring in May! 

Where History Is Being Made by David BrooksThe New York Times
Recent article written about Jim and Deborah Fallows on how they have always moved to where history is being made!

All Stories Authored by Jim Fallows — The Atlantic
Check out all the stories that Jim has written for The Atlantic all in one spot!

How America is Putting Itself Back Together — American Futures
Dispatches from around the U.S., with stories about resilient people, successfully reinventing themselves and their towns. This site is a record of the reporting project that Deborah Fallows and James Fallows have been undertaking since August of 2013.  The’ve been visiting some of America’s smaller towns and cities overlooked by the national media, to see how people are adjusting to the economic, environmental, and technological opportunities and challenges of this era.

Not All Forgotten American Cities are Struggling — PBS Special
It’s called flyover country — low-profile parts of the U.S. the news media often forgets. But to husband-and-wife journalists James and Deborah Fallows, these areas are home to ‘cities that work,’ thriving communities that buck this election’s narrative of national pessimism. As part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff joins the couple to learn more.

With the PBS NewsHour, in Greenville S.C. — The Atlantic
Jim Fallows talking about the Not All Forgotten American Cities are Struggling PBS Special
listed above, which was shot in Greenville, SC.

Welcome to Greenville and ‘The Upstate’ — The Atlantic
A region that has willed its way to a new economic and civic identity.