Category Archives: Politics

Low Income Solutions

Over the last couple of months I’ve had the opportunity to learn a lot about current initiatives designed to help low income neighborhoods in U.S. cities. It’s been a bit of a crash course but one I’m excited about. Sustainable … Continue reading

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Detroit. The city everyone loves to hate. Or at least to talk of disparagingly. When I first heard about the movie Detropia I thought, “here we go. Another person set on exploiting the troubles Detroit has had; telling a one-sided … Continue reading

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Are Global Cities Important?

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about mayors going global, attracting foreign investment for their cities without waiting for federal dollars to trickle down. It got me thinking about an idea a lot of people have: that cities are … Continue reading

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The Midwest Goes Global

There is a great article in this week’s Economist about Toledo, Ohio. Of course any story about the Midwest catches my eye.  But this story is particularly interesting because it has three of my favorite elements: cities, infrastructure, and globalization. … Continue reading

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