Why environmental alarmism hurts us all

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.
Why We Need Education & Life Skills for At-Risk Youth

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.

California Preening: Golden State on Path to High-Tech Feudalism

by Joel Kotkin — “We are the modern equivalent of the ancient city-states of Athens and Sparta....” declared then-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2007. In truth, the Golden State is becoming a semi-feudal kingdom, with the nation’s widest gap between middle and upper incomes—72 percent, compared with the U.S. average of 57 percent—and its highest poverty rate.
SMU, Dallas Hall

College Graduates Concentrated in Suburbs, Highest Educational Attainment in CBDS

by Wendell Cox — The nation’s high-density central business districts of the major metropolitan areas have the largest shares of adults over the age of 25 with bachelor’s degrees or higher, consistent with popular perception. However, such a small percentage of people live in central business districts, that most bachelors degree and higher adults live in the suburbs.
Schooling for Planning & Design

The Sad State of the University Degree for Planners & Designers

By Rick Harrison For the past four decades, technology has improved nearly all aspects of our life - except for the physical land development patterns of our cities.

Where American Families are Moving

By Joel Kotkin — Much is made, and rightfully so, about the future trends of America’s demographics, notably the rise of racial minorities and singles as a growing part of our population. Yet far less attention is paid to a factor...

Opportunity Urbanism: A Novel Idea For U.S. Cities

By Scott Beyer... As the U.S. grows more urban and diverse,…

Best Poverty Cure: Escape from Baltimore

By William McGurn — New evidence shows minorities now do better in the American South. Of all the “solutions” for post-riot Baltimore, the best poverty cure...

PIKETTY’S WEALTH DRIVEN INEQUALITY: VIRTUALLY ALL IN HOUSING?

By Wendell Cox — The Economist headline reads...

California Dreamin’ or California Nightmare?

The recent report on “California Social Priorities” --- released…