Here's a map of the change in median income by county. You'll see that it's down almost everywhere. But it's up in the oil boom country in the Dakotas.
A little natural-resource boom can do wonders for your economy, at least in the short term.
Red Summer In 1919, white Americans visited awful violence on black Americans. So black Americans decided to fight back.
Slate Voice: “Shag the Dog” Listen to Will Saletan read his 2001 essay about the merits of zoophilia.