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Forget the Urban Stereotypes: What Millennial America Really Looks Like

by Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — Millennials are almost universally portrayed as aspiring urbanistas, waiting to move into the nation’s expensive core cities. Yet, since 2010 nearly 80% of population growth for people ages 25-34 has occurred in the suburbs and exurbs.
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State Governments Are Oppressive, Too

Historically, the battle over the size and scale of government has been focused largely on "states' rights." This federalist notion also has been associated with many shameful things, such as slavery, Jim Crow laws and other abuses of personal freedom.
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What's the Future of Beleaguered Fossil Fuels?

Perhaps no economic issue — even trade — is as divisive as the energy industry. Once a standard driver of economic progress, the conventional energy industry has become increasingly vilified by the national media...

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Report on The New American Heartland

The greatest test America faces is whether it can foster the kind of growth that benefits and expands the middle class. To do so, the United States will need to meet three challenges: recover from the Great Recession, rebalance the American and international economies, and gain access to the global middle class for American goods and services.

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