The growing likelihood of recession, at best sharply lower growth, seems likely to further accentuate class and political divisions already rubbed raw by the pandemic and a global supply crisis.
by Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky — Nothing so illustrates the mindset of green politics, particularly in California, as the word “natural,” which is taken to mean unspoiled, pure, and better than the workings of man. Yet few places are as fundamentally artificial, if measured by its dependency on human intervention, as California.
Trump is the Democrats’ best secret weapon, but his paranoid personal style is no longer unchallenged even inside the Republican party.
The future U.S. economy needs workers in skilled trades and faces a profound lack of skills among young Americans that a college education is not providing.
Over five millennia, urban centers have been drivers of civilization and progress, and have adapted in ways that have changed their form and function but assured their survival. Today, they are about to undergo another critical transition that will determine their relative position in the decades ahead.
Much of the West’s climate policies will likely weaken our economy; meanwhile China plays green rope-a-dope, slowing its own greenhouse-gas reduction to accelerate its economic gains relative to the West.
Who will be the next mayor of Los Angeles? On June 7, Caruso will compete in the city’s open mayoral primary, facing off against Karen Bass.
As US cities reel from collapsed economies, decline and disorder— and pervasive corruption, there’s something of a revolt brewing.
Does California need a recession for its leadership to diversify the state away from dependence on big tech, and reduce the state’s economic exposure to stock market declines?
What COVID hath wrought is accelerated economic, demographic, and geographic trends which were already existent, but mostly unacknowledged. Particularly, it sharpened the conflict between many Americans and the ruling “expert” class — who flourished during the pandemic, unlike most Americans.