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Detroit’s Revival: Staying On the Right Track

Detroit’s Revival: Staying On the Right Track

February 17, 2015 at 10:35 am 0 comments

by Carine Martinez-Gouhier: “Maybe we can call this bootstrap nation, […] because Detroit is pulling itself and rising on its own initiative, its own energy, its own determination.” Nolan Finley The goal of the series of posts I wrote on Detroit was to show the positive in what was currently happening […]

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Detroit’s Revival: Making the Renaissance City Beautiful Again

Detroit’s Revival: Making the Renaissance City Beautiful Again

October 22, 2014 at 8:15 am 0 comments

by Carine Martinez-Gouhier: “Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus” “We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes” ~ Detroit’s motto  In my previous posts, I tried to show that current initiatives trying to revive the city of Detroit were led by individuals and that the less government is involved, the better […]

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Detroit’s Revival: Individual Rights, Not Anarchy, Will Support Rebuilding Efforts

Detroit’s Revival: Individual Rights, Not Anarchy, Will Support Rebuilding Efforts

September 8, 2014 at 8:50 am 0 comments

by Carine Martinez-Gouhier: My previous posts describing a reemerging Detroit took the stance that the city’s revival will only occur when the government retreats to the sidelines—a position that was vindicated by the experience of every entrepreneur I met, whether large or small. That said, there are some areas of law […]

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Thirty Years Ago, the Ghostbusters Saved NYC from the EPA

Thirty Years Ago, the Ghostbusters Saved NYC from the EPA

August 28, 2014 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

by Kathleen Hunker: Moviegoers honored comedic genius today as Ghostbusters, the flick that made the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man a cultural staple, hit its 30 year anniversary. If you’re anything like me, that means a nightlong marathon, albeit on my home television and not one of 700 theaters rereleasing the […]

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Let’s Celebrate Economic Freedom This International Women’s Day

Let’s Celebrate Economic Freedom This International Women’s Day

March 10, 2014 at 8:30 am 1 comment

by Carine Martinez-Gouhier: Every year around March 8, women become the subject of predilection for those perpetually-tortured souls that see social injustice everywhere. International Women’s Day is supposed to celebrate women, but it too often sets the stage for women, not as individual human beings but as a group or a […]

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Individualized Advice and the First Amendment

Individualized Advice and the First Amendment

October 29, 2013 at 8:25 am 3 comments

by Paul Sherman: One of the fascinating things about the First Amendment is that, despite having been around for more than 200 years, there are still fundamental questions that the U.S. Supreme Court has not even addressed, let alone resolved.  One of the most important of these is whether or […]

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Turning Private to Public:

Turning Private to Public:

October 15, 2012 at 8:30 am 1 comment

How the First Amendment Can Inspire a Fairer Economy by Matt Cavedon One of the most noble, and difficult, tasks of a democratic society is to turn the political efforts of individuals and groups away from seeking their gain at the expense of others, and towards an order which serves […]

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