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Elizabeth Catte

Elizabeth Catte is a writer and public historian based in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. She is the author of What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia.

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Whoever figures out how to save Texas might just save the rest of us in the process.

Elizabeth Catte
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J. D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy has been held up as a guidebook for understanding the 2016 election, but his logic is rooted in an enduring and dangerous myth about race in Appalachia.

Elizabeth Catte
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It’s time to rewrite the narrative of “Trump Country.” Rural places weren’t always red, and many are turning increasingly blue.

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Final response: what we talk about when we talk about the working class.

Elizabeth Catte