Posted by: edgarvasiliu | August 6, 2009

Optimism in a time of Pessimism

I am not sure but could this article be an example of Social Order according to Herbert Gans:

http://www.economist.com/world/unitedstates/displayStory.cfm?story_id=14140365&source=hptextfeature

Mobile, Alabama

Mobile, Alabama

Despite a 10+% unemployment rate there is optimism because ThyssenKrupp is building a large steel plant that will bring 2,700 jobs to the region next year. Boeing, also expanding in the area.

In addition Forbes cites Mobile (and Huntsville) in its list of the ten cities best placed for recovery. There’s hope and progress in the face of economic woes.

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