As economic power and wealth becomes ever more concentrated in fewer hands, the emerging economy is not likely to be either especially egalitarian or liberal.
Gavin Newsom may be an object of desire for many Democrats, but California’s economic inequality makes him a potential candidate for President that nobody needs.
Where governments have embraced such things as “urban growth boundaries” and greenbelts that restrict new housing on the fringe, expensive housing is the result.
A lack of economic opportunity, crowded living conditions and frustration at repeated conflicts with police are all contributing factors to France’s riots.
Even as urban centers struggle, their peripheries are flourishing. These are the emerging new cities of today’s American urban landscape.
The rush to electric vehicles may—once again, make automobile ownership a luxury item and threaten the mobility of all but the wealthiest among us.
America, the proverbial lucky fool, remains, despite itself, the world’s leading military power and largest economy. This has little to do with the genius of our leadership, but largely despite them.
The world may see California largely as home to Silicon Valley and Hollywood, but it’s agriculture technology where we can most clearly outshine our competitors.
When even a majority of progressive voters say that colleges should not factor race and ethnicity into the admissions process, affirmative action is not a winning issue.
The rise of the liberal apostate, coupled with a growing pushback from grassroots businesses and consumers, represents a far more profound challenge to the established order than the one routinely mounted by conservatives.