Bernard Weinstein

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    California Is Not Amused By Rick Perry's Open Invitation to "Come Check Out Texas"

    On February 4 a 30-second radio ad featuring none other than Governor Rick Perry started its week-long run in six California cities. The ad features the governor's voice tempting the state's businesses to relocate to Texas: "Building a business is tough, but I hear building a business in California ... More >>

  • News

    October 6, 2011

    Rick Perry's Manufactured Miracle

    Rick Perry's Texas is a job-making, low-taxing oasis of prosperity. It's also pure fantasy.

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    "Big A, Meet the Even Bigger D"

    ​For the second time in as many days, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution pits The ATL against The City of Hate -- a common occurrence -- and rules in favor of Dallas, in part because we have toll roads to help pay for regional light rail projects that run to the suburbs, which is but a figment of a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Forbes Offers Four Reasons Why Texas Beat California at Beating the Recession

    ​A few profs and economists, among them SMU's own Bernard Weinstein, are among those in the new issue of Forbes trying to figure out how "Texas powered through the global fiscal crisis," while California "remains locked in such a pronounced slump compared to its economically and demographically si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    According to UNT Profs, DART's the "Economic Engine Making Dallas a World-Class City"

    Click to expland the image if you actually want to peek at DART's 2030 Transit PlanThis morning at Dallas Area Rapid Transit HQ, president Gary Thomas lauded the rail expansion as "on time and under budget," and presented a new study by professors at the University of North Texas's Center for Econom ... More >>

  • News

    March 24, 2005

    A Place of Their Own

    Tom Dunning's homeless task force learns an old lesson: If at first you don't succeed, try again.

  • Dining

    December 30, 2004

    Dining Tyranny

    Are we choosing ourselves crazy?

  • Dining

    December 16, 2004

    Nicotine Fit

    Smoking-ban study shows loss for the city

  • News

    October 24, 2002

    The View From the Bottom

    What's it like surviving the telecom bust? Numbers alone don't tell the story.

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    Le Grand Pissoir

    The nightmare in which I fell into a toilet. Or was I just downtown?

  • News

    September 2, 1999


    Even in these boom times, Dallas is broke, thanks to a city council that has been giving away the store

  • News

    October 16, 1997

    The (W)right to Fly

    How little Legend Airlines beat mammoth American at its own game