by Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — Recent tragic events in Houston and across the Gulf Coast once again demonstrated the woeful inadequacy of our infrastructure. Hopefully, some good will come of Hurricane Harvey.
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Perhaps nothing thrills mayors and urban boosters like the notion of endless towers rising above their city centers. New high-rise residential construction has been among the hottest areas for real estate investors...
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Report on The New American Heartland
The greatest test America faces is whether it can foster the kind of growth that benefits and expands the middle class. To do so, the United States will need to meet three challenges: recover from the Great Recession, rebalance the American and international economies, and gain access to the global middle class for American goods and services.