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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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By Scott Beyer... As the U.S. grows more urban and diverse,…
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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...
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By Wendell Cox — The Economist headline reads...
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The recent report on “California Social Priorities” --- released…
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By Dr. David Friedman Center for Opportunity Urbanism Read…
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BY JOEL KOTKIN and WENDELL COX... In this highly polarized…
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