Politics Move Left, Americans Move Right

By Joel Kotkin — In an election year in which the top likely candidates come from New York, big cities arguably dominate American politics more than at any time since New Deal.

Why has there been an exodus of black residents from West Coast liberal hubs?

By Aaron Renn — The Black Lives Matter movement has brought the challenges facing black America to the fore...

The Sun Belt Is Rising Again, New Census Numbers Show

By Joel Kotkin — From 2009-11, Americans seemed to be clustering again in dense cities...

"Texas Keeps Getting Bigger" The New Metropolitan Area Estimates

By Wendell Cox — The United States Census Bureau has just released...

Serfs up with California's new feudalism

By Joel Kotkin... Is California the most conservative…

America's Next Boom Towns

By Joel Kotkin and Mark Schill — Which cities have the best chance to prosper in the coming decade? The question is a complex one, and as the economy changes, so, too, will the best-positioned cities.

Where American Families are Moving

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...

End Of One-Child Policy Unlikely To Solve China's Looming Aging Crisis

By Joel Kotkin — By finally backing away from its one-child policy, China would seem to be opening the gates again to demographic expansion.

The Cities Americans Are Thronging To And Fleeing

By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox Cities get ranked in numerous…

Putting People First

By Wendell Cox An Alternative Perspective with an Evaluation…