If It’s Not Happening In My Town It’s Not Happening But “It’s a story that’s becoming more and more common across America…”


https://www.france24.com By: Genie GODULA

In the mid-2000s, the small coal-mining town of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, was in a steep economic decline, with jobs dwindling and few opportunities of making a solid income. Now, just 10 years later, Hazleton seems to be on the rebound, but its population has also become 50 percent Latino. It’s a story that’s becoming more and more common across America, as small towns are forced to choose between preserving their “American” identities and saving their economies.

Source: https://www.france24.com/en/20181129-inside-americas-migration-hazleton-brazil-amazon-deforestation-argentina-copa-libertadores

 

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