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The Right and Left Are Both Wrong on Immigration

Both sides have it wrong: Immigration is one of America's great competitive assets, but making sure this remains the case requires finding sensible policy.
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The Battle Between the Two Americas

In recent history, the United States has arguably never been so divided — but not in the way you might think. Yes, the country has been split by the culture wars, but behind the scenes, another conflict has been brewing; shaped by the economics of class, it has created two Americas increasingly in conflict.
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The Killing of Kern County

Located over the mountains from Los Angeles, Kern County has always been a different kind of place. Kern County relies on two natural resource industries that once powered California – agriculture and oil - to drive its economy.

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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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