Articles by Josef Goodman

About Josef Goodman

Josef Goodman is an Associate at the Morris Strategy Group where he specializes in political and economic research and public policy development. He is a graduate of Yale University where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the campus political journal, The Politic, and has published many research articles on urban revitalization.

How Private Investment is Revitalizing New York City

Keep the Builders Accountable and Let them Build For nearly five decades, the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area has stood out as a bleak history lesson on the failings of urban planning. In 1967, the City of New York demolished the homes of more than 1,800 low-income...

The Grand Strategy for the Rust Belt, Part 1: Is Shrinkage the New Normal?

In his essay on Leo Tolstoy’s vision of history, the philosopher and Oxford don Isaiah Berlin begins with a dichotomy. Borrowing a line from Greek poet Archilochus, Berlin writes, “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” He thereupon...
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