On my recent family holiday — travelling from Australia to the American south — I learned that the Texas miracle is real.
The local economy is booming. While the country is derided by some as redneck Right, a place without strong social safety nets, the reality is that immigrants from Asian and Arab backgrounds are thriving there.
The laissez faire economy is mixed with an mindset forged in the region's unique history.
It’s no coincidence that so many of America’s fastest growing cities are in the Lonestar State.