https://joelkotkin.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/class-of-2024-politics.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2017/01/jkotkin_logo.png Joel Kotkin2024-02-22 07:25:192024-02-21 15:16:33Class of ’24
Most political coverage in America revolves around personalities, stratagems, and the cultural issues that appeal to the activist class in both parties. Yet the real determinant in 2024 will not be abortion, “systemic racism,” gender fluidity, or climate change, but deepening class divides.
https://joelkotkin.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/downtown-sanfrancisco-decline.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2017/01/jkotkin_logo.png Joel Kotkin2024-02-20 07:25:142024-02-18 14:17:28Downtown San Francisco is Beyond Redemption
Any effort to restore San Francisco’s appeal will need more than an infusion of vulture capital. The city’s problems are essentially demographic and political, and have transformed San Francisco from an icon to a disaster zone, particularly as workers opt for remote work.
https://joelkotkin.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/US_Capitol_dome_DC.jpg 678 1200 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2017/01/jkotkin_logo.png Joel Kotkin2024-02-17 07:25:012024-02-14 15:50:16Biden’s Climate Change Reparations Will Bankrupt Americans
Climate change reparations will likely harm middle and working classes who will foot the bill, even though it is the wealthy and privileged who generate most carbon emissions.