Dan Kildee, a leader in the “shrinking cities” movement, talks to Alison Stewart about how to rescue distressed post-industrial cities, and explains why downsizing isn’t always bad.
How do the industrial cities of the Rust Belt deal with massive population losses? Youngstown, Ohio, is trying to return the city to its former greatness, albeit on a smaller scale.
Republicans and President Obama are at odds again, this time over the administration’s plan to invest in high-speed rail. Ed Rendell makes the case for spending to improve the nation’s infrastructure.
Author and energy policy expert Lisa Margonelli joins Alison Stewart to discuss the small, incremental adjustments that we can make in both our behavior and policies to reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
With the 2012 elections not that far off, Republicans are taking on President Obama’s high-speed rail plan.