By Meera Subramanian
For #VQRTrueStory, our new social-media experiment in nonfiction, Meera Subramanian reports on a changing India. Follow @vqreview to keep up with the project.
Bangladesh’s ready-made garment (RMG) industry has been the sole force behind the country’s rapid industrialization.
By Gerard Helferich, Photography by John Montfort Jones
The all-time peak for cotton farming in Mississippi was 1930, when more than 4 million acres were grown. In 2009, barely 300,000 acres were planted statewide. Mississippi has transformed from the Land of Cotton to the Land of Soybeans and Corn.