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The Twilight of Great American Cities is Here. Can We Stop It?
The dreadful death of George Floyd lit a fire that threatens to burn down America’s cities. Already losing population before the pandemic, our major urban centers have provided ideal kindling for conflagration with massive unemployment, closed businesses and already rising crime rates.
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California’s Woke Hypocrisy
by Joel Kotkin — No state wears its multicultural veneer more ostentatiously than California. The Golden State’s leaders believe that they lead a progressive paradise, but Hispanics and Blacks do worse economically in California than elsewhere.
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Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All With Mike Shellenberger
On the 7th Feudal Future episode, Mike Shellenberger joins hosts Marshall Toplansky & Joel Kotkin to talk about how environmentalism and housing policies are mismanaged.
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How the Virus is Pushing America Toward a Better Future
by Joel Kotkin — Pessimism is the mood of the day, but the virus could push America to a better future, rebuilding a more resilient economy and society, one structured around the people here more than on global capital flows.
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Beyond Feudalism: Addressing California’s Inequality Crisis (Live Event)
On the 6th Feudal Future episode, discuss California's inequality crisis and how state policy changes could restore the middle class.
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GateWay Second Chance: Why We Need Education & Life Skills For At-Risk Youth
On the 5th Feudal Future episode, Nink Carter joins hosts Marshall Toplansky & Joel Kotkin to talk about education & life skills for at risk youth, and how his nonprofit organizations seek to make a difference.
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Is the California Dream Finished?
by Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky — Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers should stop trying to sell the myth of the California dream. The biggest drivers of California’s poverty and staggering inequality are low-wage jobs and extraordinarily high housing costs. But it’s not too late to change course...
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Environmental Dogma & Destruction: How California’s Climate Policies Hurt the Middle Class
In the fourth episode of the Feudal Future podcast, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky interview Jennifer Hernandez, a partner with Holland & Knight Law Firm in its California offices. Her firm is one of the most prominent in the world of environmental regulations, including California environmental law.
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Virtual Town Hall: California Feudalism – Addressing California’s Inequality Crisis
Join a presentation on Kotkin and Toplanksky's research brief —California Feudalism: A Strategy to Restore California's Middle Class— discussing California's inequality crisis and how to restore our state’s dream.
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Houston Most Affordable High-Growth Metro
by Tory Gattis — Houston is the most affordable high-growth metro, with rents more affordable than Dallas, Austin or even San Antonio. Other affordable metros are slow-growth to stagnant or declining.