Are We Heading for an Economic Civil War?

By Joel Kotkin Forget that red state-blue state stuff.…
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It's becoming springtime for dictators

By Joel Kotkin In a rare burst of independence and self-interest,…

The way to kill a complex city is to chase out all the poor people – and their food

By Samantha Gillison When greed makes a place like New…
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The Energy Election

By Joel Kotkin Blessed by Pope Francis, the drive to wipe…
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China’s Planned City Bubble Is About to Pop—and Even You’ll Feel It

By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — U.S. housing planners have long ignored the public’s desire for...
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Putting People First

By Wendell Cox An Alternative Perspective with an Evaluation…
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How California Could Have Avoided Its Epic Water Crisis

By Alex Manning — California's water crisis is the disaster everybody saw coming but nobody had the political will to stop: Joel Kotkin discusses the Golden State disaster...
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Economic Progress is More Effective Than Protests

By Joel Kotkin Ta-Nehisi Coates and the new wave of black…
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What Jane Jacobs Got Wrong About Cities

By Joel Kotkin The peerless urban theorist misunderstood…
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Mall's Washed Up? Not Quite Yet

By Joel Kotkin — The conventional wisdom wrote off the shopping mall long ago, but while no one was looking, the reinvented mall...