Rust Belt

Pa. Democratic Socialists look to 'radicalize Rust Belt,' nudge Dems left

As Pennsylvania’s Democratic Socialists get ready to have some of their own in the state House next legislative session, they’re also looking to …

News (U.S.)

In the Rust Belt, a $40,000 House Isn't Really a $40,000 House

If you haven’t read it yet, please check out Pete Saunders’ excellent new piece For Some, The Price is Too Damn Low over at Forbes.<br>Influential media …

Cleveland

Trailer For New CBS Streaming Series Shot In Pittsburgh Released

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | Twitter<p>PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The first look at a new streaming series that was filmed here in Pittsburgh has been …

Entertainment

A company town turns rust belt in South Korea | Reuters.com

Once the heart of South Korea's post-war industrial transformation, Ulsan, also known as 'Hyundai Town,' is now reeling from Chinese competition, rising labor costs and its over-reliance on Hyundai. Grace Lee reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>Once the heart of South Korea's post-war …

South Korea

Experts Fear 'Hyundai Town' in South Korea Could be Next 'Rust Belt'

A once small fishing town turned into automotive capital is facing population and job troubles.<p>Chung Sung-Jun—Getty Images<p>Five years ago, Uslan, …

South Korea

To Save The American Rust Belt, Stop Looking Backward

American manufacturing is thriving, not dying. The Rust Belt still makes stuff – and a lot of it.<p>In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, real manufacturing output has nearly doubled in the past 30 years. The Rust Belt of the future is not just processed foods, coal products and a …

Intellectual Property

‘One Dollar’: CBS All Access Drops First Trailer For The Rust Belt Drama

<b>Series Name:</b> <i>One Dollar</i><p><b>Release Date:</b> August 30, 2018<p><b>Platform:</b> CBS All Access<p><b>Forever Cast:</b> John Carroll Lynch, Nathaniel Martello-White, Chris Denham, …

Streaming

Four CLE Poets Take The Stage At National Poetry Slam

When the People speak, the room is almost always packed. On a bimonthly basis at Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern, the People Poetry Slam’s microphone …

Cleveland

China's Regional Growth Divergence Adds to Debt Policy Dilemma

China is growing at a very steady pace -- fluctuating between 6.7 percent and 6.9 percent for the past three years. But under the hood, there’s a …

China

Rust Belt’s ‘Dirty’ Renewal Plans Quashed by Public Anger

Citing residents’ environmental concerns, authorities in Liaoning province, in China’s northeast, have called off projects involving aluminum oxide, …

News (China)

In England's forgotten 'rust belt', voters show little sign of Brexit regret | Reuters.com

With Britain due to leave the EU on March 29, 2019, the country, its politicians and its business leaders remain deeply divided over Brexit. Reuters travels to one town worried the government is u-turning on its promises. Michelle Hennessy reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>With Britain due …

Great Britain

Scripted TV & Video: '$1'

Casting the CBS All Access TV series, "$1." Project description: "Set in a small rust belt town in post-recession America, we follow a one-dollar …

Rust Belt

Democratic Socialists descend on Pittsburgh for first-ever Rust Belt conference

Representatives from about two dozen Democratic Socialists of America chapters - around 150 "comrades" - will gather in Pittsburgh from Aug. 10 to …

Middle-class

The Rust Belt is done with Donald Trump's gold-plated populism

Midwest voters know the difference between a populist and a plutocrat. They helped elect Donald Trump, and now they're voting to hold him accountable.<p>The so-called Rust Belt made Donald Trump president of the United States, and now it could help take away his immunity by House majority.<p>Republican …

News (U.S.)

In England's forgotten 'rust belt', voters show little sign of Brexit regret

KNOTTINGLEY, England (Reuters) - To Paul Green, a club steward in northern England’s ‘rust belt’, Britain is so broken that he would vote for Brexit again were he to get another chance.<p>Green, who runs a Miners’ Welfare Club in an area where there are no longer any working miners, says both of …

Great Britain

Contrary to Popular Belief Trump Voters Are Not The Forgotten Ones

Trump voters in rural America from the rust belt through the farm lands of flyover country have not been forgotten. Though it is decidedly Republican …

Liberal View

Buffalo, New York: America’s coolest summer city

Buffalo Bills

‘One Dollar’ Trailer: Mystery Series Follows a Dollar Bill’s Dangerous Journey Through the Rust Belt

Craig Zobel ("The Leftovers," "Compliance") will direct all ten episodes of the CBS All Access series, which premieres later this month.<p>George …

Entertainment

$2,500 per night: Home in Oregon District most expensive Airbnb in city

A historic house in the Oregon District that was built by the inventor of the first folding step ladder is listed for rent on Airbnb for $2,500 per …

Living Rooms

Concours d'Lemons Michigan 2018 Winners

The Concours d'Lemons at the 2018 Concours of America was a rousing success, if your definition of success means there were no serious injuries. …

Classic Cars

Revitalised Cities: Pittsburgh | Financial Times

Bill Peduto aims to attract more entrepreneurs but keep small-town feel<p>Monday, 30 July, 2018<p>Ford makes surprise choice for driverless car …

Autonomous Cars

Moms Are Not Happy with Trump

The overwhelming majority of mothers with children under 18 disapprove of the Trump administration's family separation practices in higher numbers than they did any other issue in a recent poll.<p>The Trump administration has received failing marks on its family separation practices from mothers, who …

Trump Administration

Trump’s biggest fear in 2020 may be Joe Biden

Advisers for President Donald Trump said he most fears running against Joe Biden because the former vice president’s appeal to working-class …

Joe Biden

Trump’s Support In The Heartland Collapses As Midwestern Voters Swing Toward Democrats

Midwestern voters who decided to give Trump a chance and those who stayed home in 2016 appear to be coming together as this president's worst …

Liberal View

Reversing Industrial Revolution Won’t Work

If the U.S. labor market were dynamic, why is there still a Rust Belt after more than 30 years?<p>While I appreciate the point Jay W. Richards makes in “The ‘Everything Handmade’ Trend Will Curb Job Losses” (op-ed, July 21), he falls victim to the classic misconception that the U.S. labor market is …

Labor Economics

China's water quality improves in first half of 2018: ministry

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's overall water quality improved in the first half of this year, with 70 percent of groundwater samples taken from around the country deemed fit for human use, up from 67.9 percent a year ago, the environment ministry said on Wednesday.<p>According to an analysis of samples …

Environment

This Democrat Wants To Run For President Against Trump On The 'Yoga Vote'

On Monday, <i>The Intercept</i> reported that Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) wants to run for president. Ryan’s record isn’t all that impressive – he’s been a …

Conservative View

Rep. Tim Ryan snags one of Bernie Sanders' top Iowa aides

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of Sen. Bernie Sanders' former top Iowa advisers, Pete D'Alessandro, has signed on as a general consultant to help Rep. Tim Ryan navigate the Hawkeye State as Ryan tests the waters there for a 2020 presidential bid.<p>But D'Alessandro, who recently came up short in a Democratic …

Bernie Sanders

'The End of TV' review: With puppets, projections and a Rust Belt story, Manual Cinema works magic

It’s popular to lament the isolation of the digital age. But “The End of TV,” the deeply moving show from Manual Cinema now at the Chopin Theatre mainstage for the next few days, is a useful reminder that consumerism did not begin with Amazon, Apple did not invent staring inanely at a screen for …

The Theatre

Green shoots in China’s rust belt

China’s rust belt is fighting back the odds. Northeast China — also called Manchuria in another era when Czarist Russia and imperial Japan battled …

India News