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Dave Strenski on making Ypsi the world’s solar destination

I think I may have mentioned some time ago that the folks at Google were working on a video piece about Dave Strenski and his work through Solar Ypsi. Well, the piece is now online and it’s pretty incredible… Congratulations to Dave and everyone else who has pitched in over these past few years to […]

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Glenn Beck on Detroit

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“Wringing Art Out of Rubble in Detroit”

It must be that time of year again… The New York Times today has another story on how artists are revitalizing Detroit. It’s actually a pretty good article. I don’t mean to come across as cynical. It’s just that, for the past few years, it seems like this same story keeps getting recycled. The good […]

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The leftist paradise of Detroit

I’d told myself that I was going to take a break from posting videos here, as it seems like it’s all I’ve been doing this past week, but a relative sent this video clip to me today and I couldn’t resist sharing it. To be honest, as it came with a note stating – “If […]

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Joe Posch, owner of Detroit’s Hugh, on the realities of retail

A few days ago, the family and I ventured into Detroit, and, not only didn’t we die – we had a great time. And, while there, we dropped by our friend Joe Posch’s lovely new store, Hugh. What follows is a brief conversation between Joe and I on the idea behind the store, the challenges […]

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