Changing Gears is a public media project about the future of the industrial Midwest. Each week, reporters Dan Bobkoff in Cleveland, Niala Boodhoo in Chicago and Kate Davidson in Ann Arbor cover issues of interest to the Great Lakes region. Changing Gears also sponsors public events and conversations.
Shulman says there are several reasons for optimism. Recently the regular trickle of economic data has been coming in better than expected. The stock market is on a bit of a roll, and then there’s the president’s tax compromise.