Back in 1979, GM was one of the most powerful companies in the world. It literally had half of the US car market, a tremendous amount of cash and access to even more, among other assets.  That’s when the company decided to embark on a $40 billion expansion plan.  The goal: to eliminate all of the competition and take charge of the global auto industry.

By important measures, New York City is gradually bouncing back from the pandemic, but in one area the statistics are soaring.  Unfortunately, it’s the crime rate. The problem keeps getting worse, political leaders have no answer, and residents are frustrated, frightened, and angry.  This is a very bad combination and no one knows where it is headed.