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Local Dollars, Local Sense

Michael Shuman   February 2012

Americans’ long-term savings in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, pension funds, and life insurance funds total about $30 trillion. But not even 1 percent of these savings touch local small …
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The Small-Mart Revolution

Michael Shuman   2006

Defenders of globalization, free markets, and free trade insist there’s no alternative to mega-stores like Wal-Mart — Michael Shuman begs to differ.

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Going Local

Michael Shuman   1998

National drug chains squeeze local pharmacies out of business, while corporate downsizing ships jobs overseas. Developers consume local forests and farms, contributing to uncontrolled sprawl. …
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