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 №263—The Arc of Liberty
Headlines may focus on this issue or that, but something more significant is afoot. It has to do with who and what protects the freedoms we know and those we cannot yet imagine.
Super Cities №257—Margaret Thatcher's Brexit Prediction
She didn't believe in the equality of the sexes. She believed in the superiority of women.
Super Cities №253—What is America's Aim?
Did you know that, just three days after becoming Prime Minister, Winston Churchill gave his now-famous “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat" speech.
Super Cities №214—The 2008 Financial Crisis in Six Numbers
With the benefit of time and perspective, it is clear that the financial crisis was far, far worse than I knew at the time. It destroyed wealth, families, communities, and, worst of all, social cohesion. It crushed the people who could least afford it.
Super Cities №213—DoD's $15 Billion Silicon Valley Exit
Silicon Valley sits atop a foundation financed by the American military.
Super Cities №212— Overlord
For a young man from Iowa or Baltimore, or a small town in Canada or Britain, this would have been his first look at the vaunted German war machine.
Super Cities №207 — What We Can Learn from Railroads
In 1891, the Pennsylvania Railroad had more workers than the American Army, Navy, and Marines combined. Penn Railroad's 110,000
Super Cities №201—When To Be Greedy
Warren Buffet's favorite line is: "Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful."
Super Cities №200 — Why the Next Revolution is Different
For the first time in human history, the economic base – and especially those hurt by an otherwise favorable trend – has real-time access to information that can increase its future earning potential dramatically.