by Joel Kotkin — It is impossible to predict the impact of coronavirus beyond the immediate future, but it is not likely to be favorable for dense urbanity. A recent Harris poll suggested that nearly two in five urban residents are considering a move to a less crowded place.
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by Joel Kotkin — In the nearly eight years since I first described millennials as “the screwed generation,” things have only worsened for those born between 1982 and 2000—and the coronavirus is now accelerating that slide.
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by Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplanksy — At a time when even the New York Times is noticing that density and transit pose serious health risks for any potential re-opening, urbanists attack their critics as “anti-urbanist” or “sprawl lovers” or “urban gadflies.”
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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