https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/building-the-new-america.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin Wendell Cox Marshall Toplansky Tory Gattis Mark Schill /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Joel Kotkin Wendell Cox Marshall Toplansky Tory Gattis Mark Schill2023-09-28 08:55:572023-09-28 17:16:41Report: Building the New America
How do we build a new urban model for America — one that is better aligned with the aspirations of most Americans? This newly released report examines the housing trends that are driving today's migration of people and jobs.
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by Tory Gattis — Hope everyone is enjoying the holidays. Time for our annual round-up of the best posts of 2020 - a year we might otherwise like to forget.
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by Tory Gattis — A post-pandemic housing boom is underway in alternative cities as residents flee high housing costs and low quality of life.
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky talk with Pete Saunders about how Chicago can better position itself to become the next middle class hub.
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by Tory Gattis — Reason's newest Surface Transportation Newsletter by Bob Poole talks about Harris County's dangerous raid on HCTRA's toll road money, and this is so important I'm reposting it in full here (highlights mine)
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky talk wth Kevin Shuvalov about the 2020 election, demographic trends in the electorate, and the impact of media on future elections.
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by Tory Gattis — Texas Central high-speed rail is now looking for federal loan guarantees. But to repay the $30B in loans, rail prices will exceed comparable air fares, assuming 6M riders.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Homeless_tents_and_flag_under_CA-87_in_San_Jose.jpg 675 1200 Charles Blain and Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Charles Blain and Joel Kotkin2020-11-02 19:59:092020-11-02 17:37:12The Limits of Rhetoric
Charles Blain and Joel Kotkin — If rhetoric were magic, metro areas like New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago would be ideal for aspirational minority residents.
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, Morley Winograd joins hosts Joel and Marshall on Feudal Future Podcast to talk about the 2020 election, and the prospects for a democratic administration should they win.
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky interview John Russo. John has spent most of his academic career at Youngstown State University in Ohio, and he has spent much time cataloguing the plight of the middle class and working class in the US.
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In a new report, Upward Mobility — authored by Charles Blain, Wendell Cox and Joel Kotkin — examine how the choice of where to live affects upward mobility for middle and working-class citizens, especially historically disadvantage minorities.