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Like many contemporary social movements, the environmental lobby has pushed the "science" as something settled and immutable. Yet in recent months, there has been growing criticism about the current green orthodoxy, including from people long associated with environmental causes.
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Neo-Feudalism in California

Rather than the vanguard of a more egalitarian future, California has become the progenitor of a new form of feudalism characterized by gross inequality and increas­ingly rigid class lines.

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Toward More Equitable Urban Growth ReportBeyond Gentrification

This new report explores how unbalanced urban growth has exacerbated class divisions.

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California Feudalism: Squeeze on the Middle Class

Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky explore how California’s leaders can improve things for the next generation in this research brief from Chapman University’s Center for Demographics and Policy.

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