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China-Russia Partnership Threatens US Global Hegemony
How the USA-led global #trade system is receding; #China poised to move up the value chain and grow its economy thru its internal market; #Trump deceives U.S. workers and isolates #USA #economy
partnership  collaboration  usa  china  russia  economy  global  competition  trade  war  politics  workers  labor  nationalism  wealth  disparity  employee  system  opinion  analysis  2019  Q2 
june 2019 by csrollyson
Africa could be the next frontier for cryptocurrency | Africa Renewal
Why many Africans are poised to adopt #cryptocurrency in very high numbers: countries' currencies are very unstable
africa  crypto  currency  blockchain  2018  market  adoption  central  bank  failure  policy  inflation  economy  finance  internet 
june 2019 by csrollyson
Warning Signs That a Bubble Is About to Burst – OneZero
PSA: full-fledged #market #bust predicted, and I agree with his solid reasoning. Parallels with 1999
economy  prediction  hightech  bubble  sign  comparison  internet  1999  2019  Q2  CEO  realestate  Newyorkcity  sanfrancisco  skyscraper  elder  youth  millennial  salary  bust 
may 2019 by csrollyson
Salam Neighbor (2015) - IMDb
Filmed within Za'atari #refugee camp, the film focuses on ingenious ways that people invent to make money within the camp, which has become a town. Per reviews, it is NOT a documentary in terms of telling the whole story
refugee  documentary  syria  jordan  19eyz  reference  economy  entrepreneur  forced  migration 
april 2019 by csrollyson
Turkey's Syrian refugees carve out their own opportunities | Turkey | Al Jazeera
Inspiring examples of how #Syrian #refugees are starting businesses in #Turkey: they launched 6,000 businesses and invested over $300 million in Turkey as of 2017 ^cr
syria  refugee  2million  turkey  entrepreneur  example  school  translation  mobile  application  economy  impact 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Opinion | Germany’s Secret Labor Experiment - The New York Times
#Germany's bold strategy to integrate #refugees into its shrinking labor force thru #language & job #training + Navigating fear-driven public opinion
germany  job  labor  economy  program  government  strategy  integration  language  training  church  network  private  school  entrepreneur  bullsi 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Opinion: We have a common responsibility to fight anti-refugee rhetoric - UNHCR Canada
Powerful story of healing. #Canada host of #Vietnamese #refugee now sponsoring #Syrian refugee. Rare story of empathy for fear-driven suspicion of refugees
19eyz  bullsi  refugee  canada  pointofview  exceptional  story  vietnam  syria  empathy  politics  fear  security  job  host  relationship  economy  community 
march 2019 by csrollyson
The Economics of Film Festivals - SmartAsset
Helpful background to a major part of the "film economy": Summarizes #film #festivals' value propositions for #filmmakers, #investors, directors, distributors
film  festival  economics  business  distribution  history  ROI  filmmaker  investor  value  proposition  town  local  economy  directory  19eyz  reference 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Why Understanding our Food Systems Matters - Community Dining
Delightfully human: #Sustainable #farming pioneer invites us to question megafood practices that most of us follow without being aware of our choices
sustainability  farm  food  table  community  pointofview  economy  pioneer  grocery  exceptional  local  customer  farmer  ecosystem 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Joel Salatin - Wikipedia
Pioneer in sustainable farming, customers, ecosystems: doesn't sell to anyone who lives further away than 4 hours away
sustainability  farm  pioneer  virginia  local  entrepreneur  author  community  decentralization  philosphy  chicken  pig  beef  cow  reference  biography  agriculture  customer  environment  green  economy  debunk 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Study: A third of young adults want out of Chicago; ill omen for population loss | Chicago Sun-Times
Shocker: millennials’ confidence in police & economic opportunity varies sharply by community area (university of chicago study)
study  millennial  chicago  race  ethnicity  comparison  police  government  trust  ward  community  area  economy  opportunity  Q1  2019 
january 2019 by csrollyson
Why are the 'yellow vests' protesting in France?
A different maillot jaune: protracted protests in france target Macron and elite
france  protest  pointofview  macron  elite  politics  economy  wealth  Q1  2019 
january 2019 by csrollyson
China Leads the way in Eradicating Extreme Poverty
A lor of comparing things that don’t compare BUT nice tidbit at the end: using PPP,
China’s economy is already much larger than USA, so pushing for an arms race disastrous for US. exhibit A, Russia.
china  usa  economy  military  growth  Q1  2019  poverty  globalization  comparison  model  capitalism  communism 
january 2019 by csrollyson
Peak car - Wikipedia
Economic hypothesis showing widespread fall in car ownership plus increased miles/kms driven
automotive  car  Ownership  transportation  model  economy  culture  hightech  uber  smartphone  infrastructure  reference  comparison  uk  Usa  france  europe  australia  driving  sharing  autonomous  cycling  urbanism  city  london  mobility 
november 2018 by csrollyson
Food apartheid: the root of the problem with America's groceries | Society | The Guardian
Great background on "food apartheid," which denotes the food/pharma/healthcare system that keeps blacks poor, ignorant, overweight and unhealthy
food  desert  apartheid  reference  politics  economy  government  black  community  activism  system  health  fastfood  diabetes  obesity  race  white  farm  geny  pharma  healthcare  cooktohealth 
november 2018 by csrollyson
'All humanity has left the area': paying for Tesla's Gigafactory | Cities | The Guardian
“Factories are great if you’re working there”—econ devt longshot will prolly cost
Nevada big
economy  development  nevada  battery  factory  subsidy  tesla  failure  rent  housing  disparity 
july 2018 by csrollyson
With This Cryptocurrency, Everyone Gets Paid
Useful example of blockchain/cryptocurrency use for universal basic income to redistribute wealth
universal  basic  income  berlin  switzerland  blockchain  society  example  fiat  currency  emergency  cafe  Q2  2018  barter  howto  economy  ubi  inequality 
april 2018 by csrollyson
What Americans can learn from British class guilt | US news | The Guardian
#Socialeconomic #class compared in the #USA & #UK: How each country's culture experiences social class + an example & research links
usa  uk  social  economy  class  stereotype  comparison  2018  q1  example  immigrant  university  community  middle  private  public  school  Statistics  research  csrb 
march 2018 by csrollyson
From the Inside: The Countdown to Day Zero | Daily Maverick
Sad but very instructive: many cities will face similar challenges as #climate #change intensifies. Think about your community. => Water natural disaster in slo-mo: Cape Town runs out of water due to prolonged drought and mismanagement
capetown  south  africa  2018  Q1  water  natural  disaster  government  management  desalination  economy  impact  police  drought  climate  change 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Sustainable development - Wikipedia
Basically designing human systems so they don't interfere with Earth's environment
sustainability  sustainable  development  reference  definition  environment  ecology  economy  politics  culture 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Almost all the 10 million jobs created since 2005 are temporary — Quartz
Just in from the Duh Dept: “Fulltime” employment disappearing, all job growth in gig economy
job  Employment  Statistics  2005  2015  economy  freelance  free  agent  gig  model  women 
january 2018 by csrollyson
The Precarious Generation | The Nation
Yes, much hand-wringing over millennial self-serving: “This is not generational conflict, but rather class war“
millennial  genx  boomer  generation  capitalism  higher  education  critique  debunk  Q1  2018  book  review  job  worker  inequality  system  elite  government  debt  status  quo  society  economy  exploitation 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Chicago | Enterprise Community Partners
National org with Chicago office: promotes various development projects in underprivileged neighborhoods
chicago  community  economy  development  underprivileged  realestate  transit  sustainability  housing  health  elderly  loan  investor  organization 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Elevated Chicago – The Chicago Community Trust
Partnership to unlock economic potential of el stations in underprivileged Chicago neighborhoods
chicago  community  development  partnership  transit  station  economy  underprivileged  equality  drivetotrust  organization  program 
january 2018 by csrollyson
SPARCC
Partnership to unlock economic potential of el stations in underprivileged Chicago neighborhoods
chicago  community  development  partnership  transit  station  economy  underprivileged  equality  drivetotrust 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Improves Chicago's livability: upgrade built envt, transit, walkability, real estate development, public spaces...
chicago  economy  development  organization  agency  transit  urbanism  planning  research  architecture  policy  advocacy  housing  environment  wastewater  walkability  drivetotrust 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Why Are America’s Suburbs Becoming Poorer? | The Nation
Reveals mistaken assumptions that poverty is urban and black/brown; suburbs less able to deal
poverty  usa  inequality  demographics  economy  industrial  suburb  city  comparison  nonprofit  services  agency  research  statistics  support  empowerment  q3  2017  race 
october 2017 by csrollyson
Crony Capitalism Has Consequences
Discusses #pharma's successful corruption of US lawmaking + The difference b/t pro-business and pro-market
pointofview  pharma  government  corruption  q4  2017  opioid  addiction  lobbying  washington  dc  healthcare  usa  economy 
october 2017 by csrollyson
For Superpowers, Artificial Intelligence Fuels New Global Arms Race | WIRED
N.B. The same dynamic that gives USA its current edge, consumer #AI apps, will soon advantage #china
artificial  intelligence  machine  learning  economy  military  deterrance  china  russia  USA  Q3  2017  development  2ghcj 
september 2017 by csrollyson
Upwork releases the 20 fastest-growing skills for freelancers in Q2 2017 | Press, News & Media Coverage
All the skills are tech; misleading since there are many more; no mention of methodology to compile the list
free  agent  freelance  skill  q2  2017  list  economy 
august 2017 by csrollyson
A College Student’s Guide to Entering the Kitchen
How to save money in #college: Learn how to cook, here's a start
16ccc  college  plan  bullsi  cooking  kitchen  economy  money  howto 
july 2017 by csrollyson
McKinsey Launches North American Digital Capability Center at DMDII
Midwest SMB/SME is digitizing & globalizing: New COC combines consulting & shop floor
chicago  manufacturing  digital  q2  2017  news  mckinsey  collaboration  partner  2sbs  transformation  economy 
june 2017 by csrollyson
Q&A: Transcript: Interview with Donald Trump | The Economist
Must read: #TheEconomist interview of President Trump on his economic policies
usa  trump  president  economy  politics  policy  interview  q2  2017  healthcare  trade  immigration  nafta  china  mexico  canada  deficit 
may 2017 by csrollyson
The Case for Devolution - CityLab
Call to unbundle big federal govt, to cities, which produce most economy value & are more accountable to citizens
pointofview  urbanism  government  model  federal  state  local  knowledge  industrial  economy  politics  trump  usa  canada  2017 
april 2017 by csrollyson
A century of trust
Timeline & history of #trust in the USA as a function of politics, the economy
usa  history  economy  politics  trust  timeline  society  social  contract 
march 2017 by csrollyson
The principles of trust and evolution of trust: PwC
A management consulting view of #trust in #business emphasizes #hightech, #economy
pwc  trust  management  consulting  economy  politics  q1  2017  hightech  security 
march 2017 by csrollyson
Evanston, Illinois - Wikipedia
Fascinating history of the development of Evanston & politics
illinois  evanston  Rogerspark  history  politics  economy  northwestern  university  hospital 
march 2017 by csrollyson
The Global Spiritual Crisis – Jessica Davidson
[comment] Synthesizing spiritual and earthly parts of global destruction and potential healing
disruption  environment  csrblogcomment  corruption  globalization  economy  society  government 
december 2016 by csrollyson
National Road - Wikipedia
Great part of USA history; first "highway" built as federal econ devt project to
open "the west"
usa  history  highway  maryland  ohio  illinois  pioneer  federal  economy  development  indiana  wagon  1800  2csrollyson  2ghcj 
november 2016 by csrollyson
Mary Powell: Latest News, Work, Videos, Photos on Fast Company
Startup allows green-porducing homes to share green energy with others who want to change their #energy mix #kudos
green  solar  wind  energy  sharing  economy  platform  exceptional  innovation  colorado 
october 2016 by csrollyson
Why Creating Denser Cities Is So Difficult - CityLab
Shows USA density falling since 1950 BUT measures by new homebuilding; other measures also relevant
usa  realestate  analysis  city  urbanism  2016  1950  comparison  sprawl  density  house  2ghcj  development  economy  policy 
september 2016 by csrollyson
“Robots Can Restore Our Humanity” – John Hagel
How #robots can help us shift work and society toward more creativity, but we need to do this first..
robot  human  disruption  q3  2016  pointofview  institution  higher  education  transformation  creativity  work  society  industrial  knowledge  economy  sochap  cco  cdo  2csrollyson 
august 2016 by csrollyson
For-Profit Colleges Slump Converges With Debtors - Bloomberg
Sad stories of people who incurred HUGE #college #debt at for-profit schools
college  education  higher  usa  loan  story  example  16ccc  student  debt  economy 
august 2016 by csrollyson
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