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03/08/2016 - Food For Thought: 3/8/2016

A Rust-Belt Revival

– The Economist 

The Economist looks at how new businesses are breathing life into some of America’s old industrial cities.


Blue Cities, Red States

– The Los Angeles 

The Los Angeles Times op-ed page outlines the growing political division between progressive metropolitan areas that reside in more conservative states. As the author points out, it’s a dynamic that is impacting entry-level employers. And, the schism is likely to continue to widen in the coming years.


Economic Policymakers Are at Sea on Inflation

– Washington Post

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers worries that inflation is too low and not providing enough cushion to offset a potential global recession – and world monetary institutions can do very little about it.