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 pits two increasingly irreconcilable populations against each other: the obedient online educated and those who refuse restraints.
The new American Dream has its heart in the states of the old Confederacy. But the South’s rebirth remains threatened by its historical demons: racism, white nationalism and overzealous religious fervor.
Joe Biden’s beleaguered presidency is less a result of his missteps and more caused by the contradictory nature of his agenda and his party.
by Joel Kotkin — For months, corporate leaders and real estate brokers have insisted that a return to the office was imminent – but a shift to remote work continues to trend.
On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky are joined by Ross Elliott and Aaron Kheriaty to discuss the psychological impact of the pandemic.
California’s future as a place of aspiration is fading for all but the wealthiest residents — with homeownership not affordable for young people and new immigrants.
Republicans could capture the confidence of moderates and even liberals deeply alienated by woke authoritarian culture, but instead have chosen to pander to their extremists.
The sinking of the state’s once-buoyant middle class undermines the base for a two-party politics in California. The kinds of taxpayers who called the state home during the 1980s and 1990s are leaving, and few families are moving in. Many of the leading companies that employed middle-class workers—McKesson, Hewlett Packard, the oil and aerospace industries—are fleeing at a quickening pace.
On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky are joined by JR Turner, Michelle Comerford, and Harry Moser to discuss the practice of reshoring, or bringing manufacturing back to the United States.