Joel Talks About How to Nurture the Middle Class on CBC Radio

By: CBC New Brunswick
On: Information Morning

Joel appeared on CBC radio to discuss the middle class in cities. From CBC:

It can be hard to reconcile Saint John’s industrial future with its residential one. And inner city density may not be the solution, according to Joel Kotkin, an urban researcher, writer, and speaker on urban futures.

Click the play button below to listen to the podcast. (mp3 audio file)

Joel Talking Growth Corridors on Wisconsin Public Radio

By: Wisconsin Public Radio
On: At Issue, with John Munson

John recently talked with John Munson, host of At Issue on Wisconsin Public Radio about the nation’s emerging growth corridors. From WPR:

John Munson and his guest explore America’s emerging “growth corridors,” or, the regions in our country that are economically thriving…and what the rest of the nation can learn from them. Guest: Joel Kotkin, Presidential Fellow in urban futures at Chapman University; contributing editor, City Journal. He’s also an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and his new report is entitled “America’s Growth Corridors: The Key to National Revival.”

Click the Play button to listen. (mp3 audio file)

Watch the Highlights of Joel’s Visit to the Illinois Policy Institute

Joel talks about the prospects for Illinois in this short video produced by the Illinois Policy Institute:

About the video: Joel Kotkin, author of “THE NEXT HUNDRED MILLION: America in 2050” spoke at an Illinois Policy Institute special event on Oct. 2, 2011. We had a chance to meet up with Kotkin after his talk for a special look at Illinois and the competition it faces in the years ahead.

And click below to hear a short radio story on the same topic: Joel Kotkin speaks with John Cody, WBBM Newsradio 780 Story