I have been away on vacation for the last 10 days. Here are a few of the things I watched and read while I was in transit.

Analysis: Giving Up on Rural Is Not a Winning Political Strategy | Dee Davis, Daily Yonder

Microdemocracy is the next logical step for the United States: The evolution of democracy will depend on networked decentralization | Malka Older, ArsTechnica

Manufacturing jobs are returning to some places. But these jobs are different.” | The Washington Post

16 striking findings from 2016 | Abigail Geiger, Pew Research Center FactTank