The State
of the South

State of the South is a platform for exploring how—and if—Southerners are reckoning with contemporary economic, social, and environmental challenges. We will examine these issues with the awareness that equity cannot be assumed, but must be designed.

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The State of the South: Universal Basic Income Is Neither Universal, Nor Basic.

Economic Security & Mobility

Jun 10, 2021

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The State of the South in the Covid Era

Health

Mar 29, 2021

Article

Remembering Miss. Gov. William Winter, MDC chair emeritus and an inspiration

MDC News

Dec 20, 2020

Report

Highlights of the three Southern indebtedness papers

Economic Security & Mobility

Nov 20, 2020

Report

Southern Indebtedness: An Equity-Driven Policy Agenda to Reduce Debt

Economic Security & Mobility

Nov 20, 2020

Report

Southern Indebtedness: How Society Uses Debt to Restrict the Economic Mobility of Youth and Young Adults

Economic Security & Mobility

Nov 20, 2020

Report

Southern Indebtedness: How Structural Inequities and Flawed Systems Keep People in Debt

Economic Security & Mobility

Nov 20, 2020

Article

LENS NC offers space for new connections and shared dreaming to help students with learning differences

Education

Nov 06, 2020

Article

Q&A with John Simpkins, MDC President

MDC News

Nov 04, 2020

Article

MDC adds operations and program staff

Uncategorized

Nov 02, 2020

Article

22 in 2020

MDC News

Oct 30, 2020

Article

We can’t change the South’s past, but let’s make all Southerners part of its future: Op-ed by John Simpkins

Policy & Systems Change

Oct 20, 2020

Article

Nine North Carolina organizations selected to address the intersection between race, educational equity, and learning differences

Education

Jul 09, 2020

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