The “Greater Idaho” movement joins a long history of U.S. defection struggles. Logistical challenges grow more thorny with each new question: Would people in eastern Oregon be ready to embrace a sales tax? How would the states transition eastern Oregon’s state employees, with some benefits already earned, to a new retirement system with different rules and compensation? In 2016, Mr. Bundy started an armed takeover of a wildlife refuge in Harney County, which has voted to join the Oregon secession movement. But at the same time, when people are frustrated, we can fight for change.”The post Oregon’s Rural-Urban Divide Sparks Talk of Secession appeared first on New York Times.