https://opportunityurbanism.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/suburbia-san-diego.jpg 533 1024 Joel Kotkin https://opportunityurbanism.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/COU_masthead.png Joel Kotkin2019-07-05 19:09:562019-07-12 19:21:16The Good Life, Just Beyond
If forced to compare an ice cream flavor with suburbia, many would pick vanilla. Yet, as Amanda Kolson Hurley writes in her new book, Radical Suburbs: Experimental Living on the Fringes of the American City, this is just one of many “misinformed clichés” about these peripheral communities.
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Our world is changing faster than ever before. As our relationships to work, place, information, place, and most importantly, each other, have massively shifted, we are stuck in an uncertain place yearning for a common ground. Can fostering character formation in these uncertain times spark meaningful change in people's lives?
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Book Review by Wendell Cox — Alain Bertaud’s new book, Order without Design: How Markets Shape Cities (MIT Press), is particularly timely, because of the rising concern about the challenges facing middle-income households.
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