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Research shows the Ann Arbor area is the 8th most economically segregated region in the United States

According to a new study authored by Richard Florida and Charlotta Mellander for Toronto’s Martin Prosperity Institute, the greater Ann Arbor region is the 8th most economically segregated metropolitan area in the United States. Here, from a piece Florida just wrote for the website City Lab, is a quote which should provide a bit of […]

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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Dustin Krcatovich

Local illustrator and writer Dustin “Dusty” Krcatovich will be moving to Portland shortly. Here’s his official exit interview. MARK: Here’s your first question… Were you born in Michigan? And, if not, how old were you when you first moved here, and what were the circumstances surrounding the move? DUSTIN: I was born and raised in […]

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Michael Shuman… there’s a local business revolution on the horizon, and we can make it happen

Last week, I had the opportunity to spend a day with economist and author Michael Shuman. Shuman, for those of you who aren’t familiar with his work, is probably our nation’s foremost authority on the importance of cultivating, supporting and investing in local businesses. The stated purpose of his visit to Ann Arbor, which was […]

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This just in from Austin

According to a consortium of Libertarian groups on the campus of UT Austin, tonight’s speech by “More Guns, Less Crime” author John Lott, has been cancelled on account of the masked gunman with the AK-47 who closed down the school this morning.

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Anti-government violence in Texas

I’m kind of curious as to why, when it’s an angry white man flying his plane into a federal building, it’s not considered an act of terrorism? For those of you who haven’t heard, Joseph Andrew Stack, 53, of Texas, flew his Piper Cherokee PA-28 into an IRS building in Austin this morning. Are white […]

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