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Stroads and Strails
Pedestrianobservations.com

In 2011, Chuck Marohn of Strong Towns coined the word stroad for a street that functions as a road. Chuck argues that there should be a separation between streets, which are destinations in and of … more…

Debunking the Capitalist Cowboy: Why the history of “innovation” is a con
Bostonreview.net

Business schools fetishize entrepreneurial innovation, but their most prominent heroes succeeded because they manipulated corporate law, not because of personal brilliance. more…

How The Crooks, The Cons, And The Legends Built America's Largest Stadium For The Beating Of The Century
Deadspin.com

Toledo was a place where you could fight a man for money. Read more... more…

If you want to fix San Francisco, don’t blame the NIMBYs — tax the rich, says Berkeley’s Richard Walker.
Recode

Walker’s latest book is all about “the Dark Side of Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Area.” more…

Western droughts caused permanent loss to major California groundwater source
Phys.org

California's Central Valley aquifer, the major source of groundwater in the region, suffered permanent loss of capacity during the drought experienced in the area from 2012 to 2015. more…

Pentagon budget proposal in three words: 'China, China, China'...
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese bombers. Chinese hypersonic missiles. Chinese cyberattacks. Chinese anti-satellite weapons. To a remarkable degree, the 2020 Pentagon budget proposal is shaped by... more…

Covia Holdings Corporation (CVIA) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Fool.com

CVIA earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018. more…

Robert Reich: Warren is correct about busting up big tech
Salon.com

Senator Elizabeth Warren announced Friday she wants to bust up giants like Facebook, Google, and Amazon more…

New US military budget focused on China despite border talk
The Times of India

To a remarkable degree, the 2020 Pentagon budget proposal is shaped by national security threats that Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has summarized in three words: ``China, China, China.'' more…

Technology: From Copycats to Innovators
Nakedcapitalism.com

How China is cuttting into America's technology advantage, and how the US can respond. more…

Business is booming, says Spokane Valley mayor at annual address - The Spokesman-Review
Spokesman.com

Business is booming, says Spokane Valley mayor at annual address The Spokesman-Review Spokane Valley was poised for growth last year with its balanced budget, new city hall and infrastructure projects – and now those efforts are showing. more…

Disaster Declared; Ag Businesses Battle – Ohio Ag Net - Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net
Ocj.com

Disaster Declared; Ag Businesses Battle – Ohio Ag Net Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter. OMAHA (DTN) — President Donald Trump approved Nebraska's expedited request for federal disaster assistance on... more…

Berkshire Hathaway 2018 Valuation
Seekingalpha.com

Berkshire subsidiaries are producing strong levels of cash. Sum of the parts gives a very conservative value of $202. Shares likely to compound nicely over time more…

Weekly High Frequency Indicators: Shutdown Effects Over, Long-Term Forecast Is Neutral
Seekingalpha.com

High frequency indicators can give us a nearly up-to-the-moment view of the economy. The metrics are divided into long leading, short leading, and coincident in more…

Weighing The Week Ahead: Will The Fed Hint At A New Course?
Seekingalpha.com

The upcoming calendar is light and emphasizes old news because of the shutdown. Markets will dwell on Washington fluff, but dig into the FOMC meeting. Some thin more…

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 11 MARCH 2019
Insightsonindia.com

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 11 MARCH 2019 NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same time g… more…

America’s Apartheid of Dollars
The American Conservative

Forget race: the real dividing line is class, with identity politics there to distract us into submission. more…

The Past and Future of the American Strike
Thenation.com

Rich Yeselson A new book tells the history of America through its workplace struggles. The post The Past and Future of the American Strike appeared first on The Nation. more…

Understanding China's Belt & Road Project
Blogspot.com

Maps Mania is a blog dedicated to tracking the very best digital interactive maps on the internet and the tools used to create them. more…

Floods Threaten to Cause Ethanol Disruptions and Higher Pump Prices
Yahoo.com

Last week’s major winter storm sent the Missouri River and its tributaries over rail lines across the central U.S., interrupting deliveries of the corn-based biofuel and prompting trade group Growth Energy to ask Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao for help.… more…