Throughout most of history, starting a family was a task that most people either aspired to or dutifully performed. Today, that is increasingly not the case— a trend that will reshape our politics, economy, and society in the decades ahead.
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by Joel Kotkin and Doug Havard — California likes to think of itself as the brain center of the universe, but increasingly much of that intellectual content comes from somewhere else. Once a leader in educational innovation and performance, California is now toward the bottom of the pack.
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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. Read the related article here