Can Soup Change the World?

Can Soup Change the World?

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Detroit - once a manufacturing giant - went bust in 2013. An innovative crowd-funding project called Detroit Soup is helping the city get back on its feet........ Read More Here

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Detroit City of Design

Detroit City of Design

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Having entered last year freshly unshackled from the largest municipal bankruptcy case in American history, Detroit is starting 2016 on a similarly encouraging note: violent crime is down, unemployment rates…

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World Watch: Michigan Companies doing Business in the United Kingdom

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With a nominal 2015 GDP of $2.8 trillion, the United Kingdom is the 10th largest economy in the world as well as the third largest economy in Europe, according to the CIA World Factbook. The country has a large supply of natural gas, coal and oil resources but has also been a net importer of energy in the past decade. In light of the recent "Brexit" vote, the following data on imports and exports is likely to change.

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Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-U.K. Trade & Investment Working Group

Washington, D.C. – The United States and the United Kingdom held the fifth meeting of the U.S.-UK Trade and Investment Working Group November 2nd through November 7th, and the third meeting of the U.S.-UK Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) Dialogue on November 1st.  

The Working Group, established in July 2017 by United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and UK Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade Dr. Liam Fox MP, has been focusing on providing commercial continuity for U.S. and UK businesses, workers, and consumers as the UK leaves the EU and exploring ways to strengthen trade and investment ties both now and in the future, including through a free trade agreement. 

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Mich Auto Report

If it’s top-notch automotive industry talent you’re looking for, look no further. Michigan’s highly skilled workforce is a prime reason it is still the epicenter of the automotive industry – as it has been since the dawn of the 20th century.

Home to more than 65,000 engineers, Michigan ranked rst in the nation for its concentration of engineering and architecture talent in 2011. It has the highest concentration of industrial and mechanical engineers of any state in the U.S. and as of May 2011, Michigan employed more industrial engineers (31,330) and mechanical engineers (23,760) than any other state in the country. 

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Detroit, The Branding of a Bankrupt City

"Detroit's history of industrial decline and financial failure has culminated in bankruptcy. So why have some companies been using the city's name to sell their products?" (Aiden Lewis, BBC News Washington)

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GM $118m plant investment recognized 'Excellent Workforce' in Bay City

Scott Whybrew, a GM North America manufacturing manager, makes the announcement of a new investment and jobs at the Bay City Powertrain plant Wednesday April 27, 2016, in Bay City. GM will be investing $118 million into the plant. (Gavin McIntyre | The Bay City Times)

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