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California is a Bastion of Innovation Marred by Deep Inequality. Is That America’s Future?

Everyone seems to be California dreaming these days. Much of America, particularly its red parts, see California as a hopeless dystopia best understood as everything the nation should avoid.
Service economy workers not going to take it anymore

Class War is Just Beginning

The pandemic revealed how much those of us in the laptop class depend on the efforts of low-paid service economy workers, potentially feeding a new era of class conflict, with the "Great Resignation" being just the beginning.
Webinar: Restoring the California Dream

Restoring the California Dream

Join us for a webinar on January 21, 2022 - hosted by Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky, to learn how we can restore the California Dream for middle and working class Californians.

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Is Progressive America Coming to an End?

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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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