It’s garbage day in my neighborhood. That means the sidewalks are lined with garbage bins. And cardboard. Lots and lots of cardboard. Delivered packages have changed the landscape of their destinations in subtle ways. The changes to the places that serve as hubs for our growing online ordering demands are not so subtle. This is the story of what happens when the middle of nowhere becomes the center of everything. Alexander Sammon in The New Republic: Elwood, Illinois (Pop. 2,200), Has Become a Vital Hub of America’s Consumer Economy. And It’s Hell.