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The End of Merit

Our educational deficit with other countries, notably China, particularly in the acquisition of practical skills, threatens our economic and political pre-eminence as our competitors are focused on economic competition and technological supremacy.
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The Coming Collapse of the Developing World

by Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger — As COVID-19 rages on in Latin America and elsewhere, the possible collapse of these developing societies will have far-reaching impacts across the globe.
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Millennials Are a Lot Less Progressive Than You Think

by Joel Kotkin and Samuel J. Abrams — Millennials have been cast as progressives, yet big skies and small towns are in high demand for a significant number of younger Americans.

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Kotkin talks about the Great Migration that's now taking place

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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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