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The Sound of Ideas

The Quiet Crisis--A Crisis Quieted?

Posted Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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The Quiet Crisis--A Crisis Quieted? More than a decade ago, ideastream and The Plain Dealer began to report and editorialize on what came to be known as the "Quiet Crisis." As the 21st century dawned, steel was stumbling. Businesses and residents were leaving Cleveland. Development was at a standstill. Our region was falling behind. A lot has changed since the early 2000s. Are we still in crisis? Join host Mike McIntyre for conversation about where we've come to and where we're headed, Wednesday morning at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.


Economy, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Community/Human Interest, Education, Government/Politics


Thomas Bier, PhD, senior fellow, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, CSU
Jerry Sue Thornton, PhD, former president, Cuyahoga Community College
Karen Gahl-Mills, executive director, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
Brad Whitehead, president, Fund for Our Economic Future

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Past “Quiet Crisis” coverage & discussion-ideastream

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