Monday, October 11, 2010
Richard Florida examines the military's deepening geographic divide:
The social divisions of class and inequality have always run through the military. Fighting forces have long been drawn disproportionately from lower-income, lower-skilled, and more economically disadvantaged populations. But what is new . . . is the degree to which those class divisions are underpinned by geography.
See the Map, here.
UPDATE: The comments indicate, I think correctly, that Florida's map isn't so helpful. For a more better map, try this one from the NY Times Heritage Foundation, here.
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