The Economist

The Economist

Three years ago, The Economist published an article that chronicled the toll the great recession had taken on the people and the economy of the San Joaquin Valley, calling the region the Appalachia of the West. Last week, the UK-based publication published another set of articles about the region, detailing an economy that continues to struggle and the potential economic impact of the planned high speed rail system. Tom Nuttall, the U.S. West Coast Correspondent for The Economist joined us on...

AMOR / American Medical Overseas Relief

This week on Valley Edition we take a look a look at a few issues and organizations that are impacting the region. Host Joe Moore speaks with Davena Witcher , development director for American Medical Overseas Relief (AMOR), about the organizations medical work in Kabul, Afghanistan. Later in the program Moore speaks with Tom Nuttall , U.S. West Coast Correspondent for The Economist , about an article Nuttall wrote analyzing the San Joaquin Valley. The two talk high speed rail, poverty and...