Book Review: The Firm – The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business (2014)

MCKINSEY. EVERY B-SCHOOL BRO KNOWS THE NAME. Many more Americans learned the name after facing the presidential prospects of a

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Why Is Detroit Giving Industrial Slumlords Like Moroun A Free Pass?

The owners of the Ambassador Bridge, their trucking empire, and a plethora of shell corporations own many acres of prime real estate close to Detroit’s downtown. Why have they avoided regulatory scrutiny?

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Book Review: Leading with AI and Analytics

Nat reviews a new book, Leading with AI and Analytics: Build Your Data Science IQ to Drive Business Value, by Eric Anderson and Florian Zettelmeyer of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School.

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Year-End Wrap-Up: Internal Business Operations

We are committed to 100% transparency! Read our year-end financial summary.

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Book Review: “Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street”

Over 400 pages of flowing prose, Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt give us a compelling and exhaustive take on one

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Why The “Gun Registration Will Lead To Confiscation” Trope Is Ridiculous

Gun registration is a proposal that has gained little traction because of a widespread fear that it would result in guns being confiscated. There’s little evidence to suggest that such fears are warranted. But there’s also a good body of evidence suggesting that, well, the government probably knows who has guns already.

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Outdoor Dining? This Is A Building With Four Walls And A Roof!

Restauranteurs are finding it hard to figure out how to adapt to the winter months.

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Awake, East Warren! Dreaming Mixed-Use in Detroit’s Farthest-Flung Corridor

A new, mid-density development project on Detroit’s far east side is materializing, heralding a new dawn for a corridor that has struggled with autocentric, low density and disinvestment for decades.

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