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Detroit CRE pros know the truth: Good things are happening in this key Midwest city

by Dan Rafter

Detroit is an unusual market today. Andrew Farbman, chief executive officer of Southfield, Mich.-based Farbman Group, says it’s one of the few markets in the country in which competing developers actually root each other on. 987 more words

Retail

Review of Rat House by David W. Friedman

We have a NEW book reviewer. I am very excited to introduce Don Sloan to you all. I suspect that Don is going to give the lovely Joanne Armstrong a run for her money in terms of the number of books he reviews. 575 more words

Author Ingrid Hall

February 12 in history

881 Pope John VIII crowned Charles the Fat, the King of Italy.

1429  English forces under Sir John Fastolf defended a supply convoy carrying rations to the army besieging Orleans from attack by the… 663 more words

History

Why the stateless society would be more peaceful

A common argument against the stateless society (anarcho-capitalism) is that ‘the strongest private defence agency will win, and the big fish will eat the little fish. 205 more words

Anarcho-capitalism

Why all this sucking up to the dead Saudi dictator?

We are not living in the 70s, but nonetheless the death of the late unlamented Saudi dictator has flags at half-mast and other sycophantic behaviour that hasn’t been seen since the death of the last totalitarian dictator who was something of a player in geopolitics and American foreign policy. 974 more words

Politics - USA

What Can You Do to Make a Difference in 90 Days?

As an advisor to executives that recently were promoted, I have been asked how to get off to a good start in the new job.  This new job can be within the existing or for an entirely new company.   999 more words