Entries by Mark Schill

The Rise of Donald Trump

By: SpikedOnline Podcast Joel recently joined the SpikedOnline podcast to talk about the rise of Donald Trump and the U.S. election. Follow the link to listen. Joel’s portion begins at about 14:30 of the show. SpikedOnline Podcast

Joel Kotkin Makes a Plea for ‘Localism’

By: Laura Bliss In: CityLab Joel Kotkin swears he doesn’t hate cities—it’s just that most urbanists have a misguided perspective on them. Why focus on city centers, where populations tend to be too young, poor, and transient to invest in property or politics? For the author, pundit, and Chapman University scholar of geography, America’s low-density suburbs—the […]

Center for Opportunity Urbanism: America’s Housing Crisis

By: Center for Opportunity Urbanism This video from Center for Opportunity Urbanism (COU) explores America’s housing crisis — focusing on the new generation. COU is a non-profit dedicated to preserving the American dream and promoting upward mobility for all Americans. Check out the video and let us know what you think.

Dreaming of Robber Barons

By: KABC Radio Los Angeles Joel joins KABC Radio in Los Angeles to talk about the impact of the high-tech oligarchs on today’s society. Click the Play button below to listen. (mp3 audio file)

Discussing the Human City

By: Aspen Institute In: McCloskey Speaker Series Joel recently kicked off The Aspen Institute’s McCloskey Speaker Series with a wide ranging conversation about cities across the world. Watch the entire conversation in the video below.

Joel Kicks Off McCloskey Speaker Series

In: Aspen Public Radio Joel kicked off the McCloskey Speaker Series in Aspen. The interview is now available on Aspen Public Radio: Kotkin discussed his newest book, The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us, which challenges the way we think about our cities. Instead of the conventional urban-planning strategy of high-density cities, he […]

The Evolution of Urbanism

In: The Lift Joel recently appeared on Aspen TV’s “The Lift” to talk about trends in urbanism and city development. Watch the video below: The Lift | Joel Kotkin from The Lift on Vimeo.