FP on Cities

So not the normal place to find urban stuff, but Foreign Policy has an issue dedicated to cities.  They cite a list of the world’s 75 most dynamic cities.  Don’t get excited. No, we are not on it.  I suspect that measuring city size or region size every place on that list is just . . . → Read More: FP on Cities

The Blame Game: Braddock

National Journal online has a focus on the failure that is Braddock. See: The Left-Behinds, subtitled: How three decades of flawed economic thinking have helped to create record numbers of long-term unemployed and undermine America’s middle class.

The whole meme of the piece comes down to this quote:

Braddock’s plight came from the structural decline . . . → Read More: The Blame Game: Braddock

Detroit Rhapsody

Many readers here know of the debate and dialogue over Chrysler’s long and expensive Super Bowl ad highlighting the auto industry and Detroit.

As cool as the Detroit version is to watch, when it comes to the core message it is trying to send, I just don’t see much different between these two industry . . . → Read More: Detroit Rhapsody