Can local investing save Baltimore and beyond? The economic development rip-off & the local economy solution

Traditional economic development has ripped off communities, losing both jobs and money. Economist and author Michael Shuman argues that investing locally can reverse the damage. He proposes how local reinvestment could be a solution in riot-torn Baltimore, which has suffered from massive disinvestment from the inner city.

Michael Shuman, author, The Local Economy Solution: How Innvoative, Self-Financing ‘Pollinator’ Enterprises Can Grown Jobs and Prosperity (Chelsea Green)