In the ever-intensifying battle between red and blue, the consultants, fixers and self-serving media thrive, but America suffers. I dream of a purple America where politics is civil and focuses on solving problems. The good news is that the country is actually far purpler than either red or blue.
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The next great political civil wars won’t be over race, the nation-state, religion or even class. They will be generational, pitching the Boomers, who still dominate the global economy, against their offspring, the Millennials, who assuredly do not.
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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. Read the related article here