https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/future-of-cities.jpg 675 1200 COU /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png COU2023-01-15 16:30:212023-01-10 14:29:02The Future of Cities
Whatever the future holds for humanity, it is likely to take place in an urban context. Yet, there are many, and sometimes divergent, urban futures. This book is being published as a series, with permission of the American Enterprise Institute. Please return weekly to read each chapter as it is published.
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by Joel Kotkin — Will the woke policies of a Biden administration translate to better lives for minorities? History suggests they could be a disaster.
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by Tory Gattis — Bloomberg Businessweek's makes "The Case for Moving to Houston" in a story on high-tech workers leaving the big expensive coastal cities.
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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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Ownership and Opportunity, a new report from Urban Reform Institute, explores the connection between homeownership and opportunity for upward mobility.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/houston-skyline-from-highway.jpg 675 1200 Tory Gattis /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Tory Gattis2020-11-16 19:26:272022-10-05 11:35:01Planning Starts for Houston’s Managed Lanes Network, Plus COVID Impact on Metro Ridership
by Tory Gattis — Dallas has experienced a ridership drop of 57%, nearly identical to Houston. We probably won't see a rebound in transit ridership until there is widespread vaccination and rush-hour traffic congestion returns to pre-covid levels.
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, 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.
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, Kyle Harper join hosts Joel and Marshall to talk about infectious disease as part of the destruction of Rome.
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by Tory Gattis — Houston's All-American Pandemic Response: Ignore Until It’s Too Late. It saw what happened in NYC but its Covid-19 response was a failure anyway.