The Coronavirus is Also Spreading a Dark New Era of Neo-Feudalism

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the global shift already underway towards a neo-feudal society, characterized by declining social mobility and greater concentrations of power. In the neo-Feudal world, as in its Medieval predecessor, the middle class loses its primacy...
View of Lower Manhattan by Petr Kratochvil

Blue City Lockdowns Obscure COVID’s Root Causes

by Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — Would targeted attention to exposure density, mass transit, and poverty would be a more efficient and effective COVID response than the than the one our elites are currently forcing upon us?
The Future of Real Estate, Post-COVID

The Future of Residential and Commercial Real Estate

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Toward More Equitable Urban Growth ReportBeyond Gentrification: Towards Equitable Growth

This new report explores how unbalanced urban growth has exacerbated class divisions, particularly in the urban centers of our largest’s metropolitan areas.
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California Becoming More Feudal

Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky explore how California’s leaders can improve things for the next generation in California Becoming More Feudal, With Ultra-Rich Lording Over Declining Middle Class, a research brief from Chapman University’s Center for Demographics and Policy.
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