Category: local

How national economy makes Chattanooga a wasteland

This is what our mode of production optimizes: ugliness, debt-serfdom, and servitude to politically dominant corporations. An insightful correspondent recently remarked on the striking transition of American neighborhoods from commercial districts dominated by locally owned …

Arguments against local economy

We make much of local economy in Chattanooga and are excited by arrival of digital overcapacity in the Gig, real estate on the Northshore and highly touted entrepreneurial culture exemplified by Lamp Post Group and …