Better South data used for N.C. story

Oct 16, 2013

The Daily Tar Heel, the student newspaper of the University of North Carolina, used the recent Better South 2013 Briefing Book on the...

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2013 Briefing Book on the South is online

Oct 3, 2013

If you want to really get a good idea about what’s happening throughout the South, you need to look at more than one statistic on...

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“Moral Mondays” focus N.C. protests

Jun 12, 2013

For the last six Mondays in North Carolina, hundreds of protesters have flocked to the state capitol in Raleigh to protest the...

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Unemployment down across South

Feb 2, 2012

Unemployment rates were down in December in almost 90 percent of major cities across the country compared to the previous year,...

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Mississippi, South playing catch-up with country

Jan 3, 2012

An excerpt from a Better South op-ed in the Mississippi Press on Jan. 3, 2012: “But a recent statistical review by the Center...

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Recession’s continuing impact on Southern children

Dec 21, 2011

The impact of the recession continues to be felt by America’s children, according to a new  Brookings study.  In two of three...

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