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Green Policies Won’t Keep California Truckin’

No state advertises its green credentials more than California. That these policies often hurt the economy, driving up housing costs and narrowing opportunities for working-class people while not even doing much for the environment, has not discouraged the state’s environmental overlords.

How to Rebuild the Republican Party After Trump’s Disasters

Whether the post-Trump era starts this November or in 2024, Republicans will need to rebuild as a viable aspirational party, one that supports upward mobility for most Americans; it will have to appeal to minority communities, which now tilt overwhelmingly to the Democrats.
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California’s Woke Hypocrisy

No state wears its multicultural veneer more ostentatiously than California. The Golden State’s leaders believe that they lead a progressive paradise, but Hispanics and Blacks do worse economically in California than elsewhere.

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Joel Kotkin on California's Feudal Future

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Beyond Feudalism

Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky examine how California drifted toward feudalism, and how it can restore upward mobility for middle and working-class citizens.

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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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