Promise Zones or Money Pits

By Zachary Alexander on

The last blog segment talks about the shortcomings of Promise Zones as a means of reducing income inequality. In this blog segment, you are asked to consider the all in costs of deploying Promise Zones. You are also asked to consider what’s left behind after the funding stops. Post-Globalists should be concerned about traditional government …

Promise Zones are not Strategic Networks

By Zachary Alexander on

Last week, President Barack Obama designated some lesser industrialized communities as promise zones. This is a dream come true for old establishment Republicans. You can think of a promise zone as an incentive program sponsored by the federal government. The problem is that promise zones are not strategic networks and post-globalists would consider a promise …

Continuing SNICE Outreach

By Zachary Alexander on

Back in July of 2012, members of the Strategic Network for Industry Cluster Empowerment (SNICE) were asked the best ways to engage young professionals. This led numerous suggestion that centered around given them a greater voice in the economic development process to holding targeted events. Last month, Post-Globalism Talk continued this outreach by engaging college …

Post-Globalism needed to empower Global Youth

By Zachary Alexander on

The World Bank has a segment on its blog called, “Great Ideas Come from Everywhere.” This article suggests that collaboration by “global youth” is the answer to dealing with the techno economic changes that are underway. What’s missing is a strategy for empowering young owner/operators. In fact, most post-globalists know that collaboration is a tactic …