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Entrance of Facebook Corporate headquarters

The New Face of Autocracy

Whistleblower testimony this week on Capitol Hill about Facebook's harms to society overlooked a bigger issue: a tiny handful of oligarchs are dictating what is knowable, or what views are valid as they control the flow of information.
The liberating rise of remote work has Americans refusing to return to the office

The Great Office Refusal

Driven partly by fear of infection, and by the liberating rise of remote work, Americans refuse to return to the office and central business districts continue to struggle.

The COVID Class War: The Obedient Online Educated vs. The IRL Resistance

The COVID class war pits two increasingly irreconcilable populations against each other: the obedient online educated and those who refuse restraints.

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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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