Land ownership has long been associated with middle class ascendancy.

Yeomanry’s Global Decline

For much of the last part of the 20th Century, the world’s middle class was ascendant, expanding and, in most countries, firmly in control of national politics and culture. Yet in more recent decades, this process has been slowly reversed, in the United States as well as in Europe and, increasingly, East Asia.

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America’s First Infantada

America slips into its first infantada as the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have accentuated a trend for the state to adopt trends, like bans on outside activities, that may have dubious medical value.

Knoxville, TN and other smaller cities are experiencing an influx of young people and minorities as the COVID exodus accelarates recent trends.

Could COVID Exodus Speed the Heartland Revival?

The rise of remote work — one result of the COVID pandemic, has accelerated the exodus of immigrants, minorities and young people from urban areas to smaller cities.

Education Exposed: Learning in a Post-COVID World

Feudal Future Podcast — Education Exposed: Learning in a Post-COVID World

On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky are joined by Dr. Roxanne Greitz Miller to discuss today’s education system and how it is challenged to respond to cultural shifts and access to information.

The Green New Deal will Impoverish America

Under a Green New Deal, displaced workers will be encouraged to take a job in the ‘green economy’, but these jobs are likely to pay far less than the jobs eliminated by the Green New Deal.

The Looming Democrat Civil War

Today the Democrats seem united, but the impending Democratic civil war is based on divisions that result from incompatible constituencies and ideologies.

Who Will Control the 21st Century? Whoever Controls Space

by Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky — Few things will be of more important to the lives of our children than who wins the emerging, epoch-defining struggle for control of space.

Hope and Fear: Can We Avoid a Racial Apocalypse?

The left’s and the media’s embrace of racial apocalypse has been sadly selective, ignoring racial violence committed by other ‘people of color’.

Rose of Social Democracy

What Happened to Social Democracy?

Born of the radical Left, social democracy worked to improve the living standards of working people by accommodating the virtues of capitalism.

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Trust the Science: The Blue State Surge is Real

by Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — For months the conventional wisdom among Democrats, was that lockdowns played an essential role in containing COVID-19. The great heroes, in addition to Anthony Fauci, were hardline governors like Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer, California’s Gavin Newsom and, most of all, New York’s Andrew Cuomo.