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Newberry Colloquium

I was back in Chicago a few weeks ago and gave a presentation on Frontier to Heartland to the folks at my old home base.  It was a modified “When did the Midwest Become the Heartland” theme, with an added … Continue reading

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Mapping “Heartland Church”

This is the GoogleMaps return on “heartland church”:

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Businesses of the Heartland

This is a Google Map of business hits for “heartland.”

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"The World Awaits its New Keynes"

That’s the closing line from this good, brief article on the decline of the Washington Consensus. Harvard prof Dani Rodrik profiles the new and growing cadre of globalization critics: Not street-fighting anarchists, but members of the economic and intellectual elite. … Continue reading

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News Flash: CEOs Defend the New Deal!

This isn’t really about the Midwest, but it is about neoliberalism, globalism, and the limits of our current economic model. In my email today, believe it or not, arrived a note from a dozen airline CEO asking travelers to join … Continue reading

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