Monday, December 04, 2006

A Creative-Class Promised Land: The Kalamazoo Promise

[1 December 2006 - Catalytic Conversations] We've spent a good deal of time on this blog talking about changing and fast-intertwining economic and education dynamics. We've reviewed Thomas Friedman's argument about the role of education in an increasingly "flat" world. We've also explored Richard Florida's argument that the rise or flight of the creative class -- dynamic, educated, and talented people staying or leaving -- is either empowering or disabling communities. Here's a stunning response from Kalamazoo, Michigan. More

No comments:

Post a Comment