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China's Urban Crisis

The scale of China's urban migration is staggering; however, authoritarian planning, rising class tensions, and sophisticated population surveillance cast a shadow on the country’s rapidly growing cities.

What Do the Oligarchs Have In Mind For Us?

The recent movement to investigate, and even break up, the current tech oligarchy has gained support on both sides of the Atlantic, and even leapt across the gaping divide in American politics. The immediate concerns relate to such things as the control of key markets by one or two firms, the huge concentration of wealth accruing to the tech elite and, increasingly, the oligarchy’s control over and manipulation of information pipelines.
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As United States Divide, The Green New Deal Could be Democrats Undoing in 2020

More than by cultural memes touching on race, gender, and even taste, the United States are divided by where we live and how we make our living.

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Toward More Equitable Urban Growth ReportBeyond Gentrification: Towards Equitable Growth

This new report explores how unbalanced urban growth has exacerbated class divisions, particularly in the urban centers of our largest’s metropolitan areas.
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California Becoming More Feudal

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.
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AirTalk - Kotkin on Solving LA's Housing Crisis

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