Through rigorous reporting and extensive interviews with workers, Boom, Bust, Exodus tells the stories of two distant but closely intertwined communities: the Rust Belt
town of Galesburg, Illinois, and the fast-growing border city of Reynosa, Mexico.
The Rust Belt
, he says, is either being reactivated or else being run into the ground.
Tumber traveled the Midwest and the Northeast to interview people in more than two dozen Rust Belt
cities that are often portrayed in the media as has-beens: Syracuse, New York; Peoria, Illinois; and Janesville, Wisconsin, to name a few.
metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) listed from worst- to best-performing over the last one-year period (through 3/31/11)
The Russia one is great, loony fun; the Rust Belt
one, with those wings and with him eating Lake Trout in Balmer with Snoop from The Wire, is incredible.
460 Rowland as more of a hunting load than daily carry ammo, but here in the Rust Belt
, where it gets cold in the winter, criminals wear very heavy clothing that stops all but the most powerful rounds.
MICHIGAN: This Rust Belt
state is among the hardest hit by the recession, and auto makers aren't the only businesses seeing the wisdom of consolidation.
Washington Post staff reporter Alec MacGillis writes about urban evangelist Richard Florida and his apparent change of heart about his advice that every fading Rust Belt
town replace long-lost manufacturing jobs with art galleries and coffee shops.
It did better than many other rust belt
cities during the economic downturn, with an unemployment rate lower than the national average and more stable housing prices.
As the recession's toll mounts in such Rust Belt
cities as Pittsburgh and Cleveland, charities are turning to Washington for help to ease the pain for the growing number of people in need.
He now covers Michigan, mid- and upper Ohio, and Pittsburgh -all Rust Belt
The housing markets from coast to coast are so depressed that even Buffalo, a classic Rust Belt
city with virtually no new developments, ranked in the top five metro areas for median housing price increases (5.
The couple, who reside in Columbus, Ohio, scour for treasure from the bones of the Midwestern Rust Belt
Ohio, like other states in the Rust Belt
, is stinging from the loss of manufacturing jobs in the years since NAFTA took effect.
Written by history scholar Patricia Averill, Cameron: Family, Technology and Religion in a Rust Belt
Town as Seen by Averills, Nasons, McCormicks, and Others Who Passed Through is the true story of a Michigan town that originated in the 1820's, enjoyed the leisurely procession of a traditional local history common to Midwestern towns up through the 1950's, then endured a catastrophic decline when its industrial economy soured.