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 […]Read more ›
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by Carine Martinez-Gouhier: In part 1 of this post, we saw that the revival of Detroit happens to kick off at a time when government tends to be less intrusive. This is no coincidence: when entrepreneurs of all kinds feel free to take risks, everyone can benefit. High tech startups are […]Read more ›
by Carine Martinez-Gouhier: “[The] comeback in Detroit started several years ago, outside of municipal government, outside of the public sector . . . The comeback is going on in spite of the way government was operating.” — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, September 2013 “This effort is not centrally-planned, it’s market-driven.” — […]Read more ›
by Carine Martinez-Gouhier: They say the first impression is the one that counts. This may come as a surprise, but my first impression of Detroit was good. It was not thanks to the government but to free enterprise and the hard work and aspirations to a better life of individual Detroiters. […]Read more ›
by Kathleen Hunker: Texas prides itself on being the living model of American entrepreneurship. Our commitment to economic freedom and low taxes—to say nothing of our rugged individualism—all work to ensure that Texas remains a place where job creators are forged. Yet, despite the high value Texans see in free […]Read more ›