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Senator Kamala Harris, touted as a Democratic Party leader on issues of immigration and race.

The Hollowing-Out of the California Dream

Progressives praise California as the harbinger of the political future, the home of a new, enlightened, multicultural America. Yet in terms of opportunity, California is evolving into something more like apartheid South Africa or the pre-civil rights South...
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Democrats are Helping Trump to Win Re-election

Donald Trump and the Republican Party, increasingly his subsidiary, should be headed to a reckoning of historic proportions. But, despite his own often unforced errors, Trump may have found an unwitting ally

The West Is In the Midst of a Migration and Identity Crisis

As the economy has improved, popular concern, both here and abroad, has shifted to issues of migration and identity.

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California Becoming More Feudal

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.
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Orange County Focus

How can Orange County become a better place to live for all of its residents? Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky explore the challenges and solutions in Orange County Focus: Forging Our Common Future, a research brief from Chapman University’s Center for Demographics and Policy.
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