Tribalism is a natural human behavior. Over millions of years, humans evolved to exhibit a variety of behaviors that support living in something bigger than the basic family unit. Large groups of people survived better than independent nuclear families. People Continue reading TRIBALISM
For a couple of weeks I’ve been thinking and writing about doubling the population of greater Hartford over the next 25 years, and I’m back to a core question: what is, or should be, Hartford’s plan for growth? Restating the Continue reading MY GROWTH STRATEGY
One of the benefits of writing a blog is that I’m free to write whatever I choose. And, of course, you’re free to read it or not as you choose. Still, even if you choose to ignore me, at least Continue reading IN MEMORIAM
Last week I wrote about David Lehman’s remark that the population of Connecticut’s cities should double in 25 years. David Lehman is the Governor’s economic development chief. This week I discuss some additional questions that flow from such an exceptional Continue reading REDOUBLE
David Lehman, Governor Ned Lamont’s economic development chief, recently proposed that Connecticut’s objective should be to double the population of its cities in 25 years. The notion begs so many questions that I may write a few essays about it. Continue reading DOUBLE?