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The differing impacts of COVID-19 across America

One Nation, Under Lockdown, Divided by Pandemic

The last thing this divided Republic needs is more polarization, but America is now further divided by pandemic, in large part by the different experiences of various localities and in how economies function from region to region.
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The Pandemic Road to Serfdom

Even before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, America, like most higher-income countries, was already heading toward a neo-feudal future: massive inequality, ever-greater concentrations of power, and increasingly widespread embrace of a uniform (albeit secular) religion.
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Letter from Los Angeles: The Death of Small Business is a Tragedy for Jewish Community and Democracy

A great connoisseur as well as sworn enemy of the free market, Vladimir Lenin might smile a bit if he witnessed what is now happening to small businesses in the current Covid-19 pandemic.

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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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