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Making Sense of Urban Density, Death Rates & Dispersion with Wendell Cox
In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, urban policy expert and noted demographer Wendell Cox joins hosts Joel and Marshall for a conversation on the COVID-19 pandemic, death rates, and public policy.
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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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Combined Statistical Areas: Ready for the Dispersion Demand
by Wendell Cox — The years to come seem likely to see America’s historic population dispersion continue or accelerate, as pandemic and lockdown worries have severely reduced the attractiveness of dense urban cores.
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Social Bonds are Fraying Fast in America’s Cities
by Samuel J. Abrams — The social fabric in our cities is not only rapidly breaking down, but the pandemic has also accelerated American’s interest in leaving cities for places where geography enables social bonds with others to be stronger.
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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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Misleading Poverty Stats, What $250K Buys You in Houston, Density and Transit vs. COVID
Houston allows even the poorest to come here seeking opportunity rather than blocking them out thru restrictive housing policy. And their point about rich neighborhoods being next to poor ones is also great! That means there is affordable housing near the jobs (esp. service jobs). Every major job center in Houston has affordable neighborhoods within a 15-minute transit ride.
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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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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.
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From Tragedy to Opportunity: We Could Live Better When Today’s Mayhem Ends
by Joel Kotkin — Beyond the depressing statistics, the deserted malls, the looted or abandoned Main Streets, lies the potential to use the pandemic to create the impetus for better, more sustainable and family-centric communities.