Expanding mass-transit systems is a pillar of green and “new urbanist” thinking, but with few exceptions, the idea of ever-larger numbers of people commuting into an urban core ignores a major shift in the labor economy: More people are working from home.
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California prides itself on being the resistance. Resist Trump, fight climate change, be progressive, it's all a bunch of nonsense. There's no way the left's ideas can really work. California has become a dangerous liberal experiment.
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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.