Posts Tagged by Detroit
|December 18, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
The nation’s daily gives good reasons to rescue Detroit or not but none from a big picture perspective of taxes and subsidies.
|November 17, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Detroit’s broke? Why? Its property tax base remains. Though diminished and badly-assessed, it could still fund a renewal if Michigan reads its history and finds the political will.
|November 9, 2013||Posted by Staff under High Cost of Land|
Yet how quickly will the Motor City will rebound, so housing will turn a profit? Downtown Detroit 35 years ago was as destitute as it is now, and it shows few signs of getting better. To get better, Detroit, like anywhere, would need to quit taxing buildings and instead recover land’s rental value to spur owners to develop. But should one’s home be another’s property?
|February 25, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Artificial light traps animals, PFCs distort hormones Green Roundup — As beavers return to cities, gas cap works Read on about reasons to despair and reasons to cheer. Of course, if we used geonomics, wed both have to pay for […]
|January 25, 2009||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
What’s the matter with Michigan? Rise and Collapse of an Economic Wonder This 2008 article of December 27 puts the automobile phenomenon in a broader and deeper context. This writer is a professor of economics at the University of California […]
|November 22, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Bankruptcy or Bailout to Nowhere? BROOKS — CEOs more dangerous than socialists A conservative voice calls for directing tax dollars to the many, not the few. This 2008 op-ed is from a New York Times columnist of Nov 14. by […]
|November 15, 2008||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
The prospects are bleak for US automakers Detroit is Out of Gas — should taxpayers kick in? When the Iron Curtain fell, old Soviet factories had to go out of business, since Western competitors were more efficient. Should the US […]
|November 11, 2005||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
They Had Their Chance and Blew It U.S. Carmakers Regret Their Own Stupidity Here is a great commentary, distributed by our friends at evworld.com by Lenore Skenazy If only I’d started working out 10 years ago, I would be in […]