“Eleven Signs a City Will Succeed”
Here is a wonderful essay, Eleven Signs a City Will Succeed, by the incomparable James Fallows. It is a summation of James and Deb Fallows’s 54,000-mile journey around America in a single-engine plane.
“These items are obviously different in nature, most of them are subjective, and some of them overlap…..But if you tell us how a town measures up based on these standards, we can guess a lot of other things about it. In our experiences, these things were true of the cities, large or small, that were working best:
1. Divisive national politics seem a distant concern
This article was first published on http://www.journeysinto.com.