https://joelkotkin.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/cargo-ship-vital-material-economy.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2017/01/jkotkin_logo.png Joel Kotkin2022-09-26 07:25:472022-09-23 09:08:26The Revenge of the Material Economy
Material economy workers are realizing the real economic power they wield delivering vital goods such as fuel, food and manufactured goods, and are leveraging that power to demand a better future.
https://joelkotkin.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/climate-fundamentalism.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2017/01/jkotkin_logo.png Joel Kotkin2022-09-20 07:24:142022-09-19 16:36:21Environmentalism is a Fundamentalist Religion
Today's climate activists resemble nothing so much as a fundamentalist religious movement, with carbon the new devil's spawn. But dogmatic environmental is likely reduce living standards in the West and around the world.
https://joelkotkin.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Downtown_Los_Angeles_Skyline.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2017/01/jkotkin_logo.png Joel Kotkin2022-09-14 07:25:142022-09-11 15:28:51The Fall of Los Angeles
Ineffective public policy, soaring costs of living, and a declining quality of life amid rising crime are resulting in the fall of Los Angeles as major employers leave the city and take jobs with them.