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In the late-2000s, American manufacturing recovered faster from the Gr...

wikipedia - 13 Nov 2016
In the late-2000s, American manufacturing recovered faster from the Great Recession of 2008 than the other sectors of the economy, and a number of initiatives, both public and private, are encouraging the development of alternative fuel, nano and other technologies. Together with the neighboring Golden Horseshoe of Southern Ontario, Canada, the so-called Rust Belt still composes one of the world's major manufacturing regions.
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To Save The American Rust Belt, Stop Looking Backward

Forbes - 13 Aug 2018
Tomorrow's great American Rust Belt will be defined by how innovations in nanomaterials, 3-D printing, robotics and automation are integrated into the automotive, industrial machinery, electronics and biotechnology sectors. It won't be just about what ...
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The Rust Belt needs capital to turn talent and innovation into jobs

Brookings Institution (blog) - 14 Aug 2018
Since Rust Belt voters tipped the results of the 2016 election, interest in effective strategies for supporting new business and job growth in this important region has intensified. Such interest recognizes that the states of the upper Midwest share ...
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In the Rust Belt, a $40000 House Isn't Really a $40000 House

Cleveland Scene - 14 Aug 2018
The scourge of neglected, vacant, abandoned, and undervalued houses, which plagues many Rust Belt cities, has serious negative consequences for municipal governments. Lower property values erode the city's tax base; declining neighborhoods lose ...
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The Rust Belt is done with Donald Trump's gold-plated populism

USA TODAY - 08 Aug 2018
Political scientist Josh Pacewicz argued that Trump's popularity in the Rust Belt was the result of “undirected populist resentment at a technocratic, corporate-friendly elite.” The “corporate-friendly elite” might as well be the name of the Trump ...
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Rust Belt stages drama

Warren Tribune Chronicle - 16 Aug 2018
The Rust Belt Theater Company, which normally focuses on new and original works, will turn to a seldom-staged play by William Shakespeare for its next production opening Friday. “Titus Andronicus” follows the fictional story of a Roman general, Titus ...
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Why cities in the Rust Belt should invest in IoT

American City & County - 01 Aug 2018
Despite “Rust Belt” infamy, many cities across Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania are still portraits of industry. Like many of our Midwestern neighbors, Indiana's key industries are manufacturing, agriculture and distribution - and have been for ...
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How white supremacists split a quiet Rust Belt town

Washington Post - 28 Jul 2018
ULYSSES, Pa. — The traffic sign that greets visitors on the south side of Ulysses, a tiny town in rural far north-central Pennsylvania, is suitably quaint — a silhouette of a horse-drawn cart reminding drivers that the Amish use the roads, too. But ...
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How to Build a Rust Belt Art Boom

CityLab - 09 Aug 2018
Aaron Ott, the first-ever curator of public art at Buffalo's Albright-Knox Art Gallery, talks about leading an uncommon cultural initiative across Western New York. Share; Tweet. LinkedIn; Email; Print. As the director of the Helsinki Art Museum, which ...

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