Super Cities №282—An Unfamiliar World
This lockdown will end eventually. What we see when it does will be a graveyard of businesses.
Super Cities №280—Trump’s Failure, Cuomo’s Power Move, and Everyone Else
With no good choices, Governor Cuomo of New York made what will turn out to be a great strategic decision: he volunteered his home state to be the epicenter of COVID in the US.
Super Cities №279—COVID's Supply and Demand Problem
"We’ve never experienced something like this."
Super Cities №278—How COVID is Making or Breaking Leaders
Leadership is like porn. It may take different forms, but you know it when you see it.
Super Cities №277—The Cost of Beating COVID
Suppression would include mandatory state-enforced quarantines, widespread school and business closures, and country-wide social distancing.
Super Cities №276—When Markets Stop Caring
The stock market is not the economy, but the warning lights are flashing red.
Super Cities №275—The Science of Feedback
We can live in a parallel universe of our making – largely online, where we can selectively hear, believe, and repeat – or we can live in the real world. But we cannot do both.
Super Cities №274—The Wisdom of Marshall's Plan
Revitalized national economies, Marshall correctly believed, would underpin political stability and peace. From the ashes of war and misery, American dollars would seed the rise of friends and foes alike. It worked.
Super Cities №273—Breaking Down the Coronavirus
85,00+ confirmed cases. 2900+ confirmed deaths.
Super Cities №268—How America’s Boom Produced Trump
Starting in the 1980s, US firms provided the logistical, financial, legal, and technological infrastructure to an increasingly wired, interconnected world. Much of this advance would be what we now call innovation. And it delivered staggering results.