In this week’s City Talk, John Lettieri discussed the media’s misunderstanding of the Rust Belt, demographic challenges in struggling communities, the federal opportunity zone program, and more with Charles F. McElwee, assistant editor of City Journal. Lettieri is cofounder, president, and CEO of the Economic Innovation Group (EIG), where he leads efforts to study and address regional divergence and the decline of economic dynamism in the United States. He is also a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and serves on the Board of Regents at The Fund for American Studies and on the Board of Directors for Lincoln Network.

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Economic Dynamism Opportunity Zones Skilled ImmigrationDemographic Trends  

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