Dante Chinni

American Communities Project

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Director of the American Communities Project at American Universitywriter for the "Politics Counts" blog for the Wall Street Journal; director of the Patchwork Nation project and co-author of Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth about the "Real" America   

Dante Chinni on KCRW

The government shutdown is having ripple effects beyond the furloughing of hundreds of thousands of federal workers.

Does the Government Shutdown Matter Outside the Beltway?

The government shutdown is having ripple effects beyond the furloughing of hundreds of thousands of federal workers.

from To the Point

Washington, DC has now replaced California's Silicon Valley as the wealthiest metropolitan area in the United States.

Do America's Movers and Shakers Live in a (Beltway) Bubble?

Washington, DC has now replaced California's Silicon Valley as the wealthiest metropolitan area in the United States.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Metropolitan Washington, DC now boasts the highest median income in the United States, taking the place of Silicon Valley, the center of high-tech prosperity.

Do America's Movers and Shakers Live in a Bubble?

Metropolitan Washington, DC now boasts the highest median income in the United States, taking the place of Silicon Valley, the center of high-tech prosperity.

from To the Point

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