The Feudal Future podcast, hosted by Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky, explores what we can do to liberate the global middle class.

Feudal Future Podcast — Challenges & Innovations in California’s Education System

On this episode of Feudal Future, former California State Senate Majority Leader Gloria Romero and retired superintendent Mike Christensen join hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky, to dissect the intricate web of challenges for California’s education system. We also discuss the transformative power of diverse educational strategies and their potential to enrich the learning journey for every student.

Feudal Future Podcast — The Underlying Political & Economic Issues in the Middle East

On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky talk with Walter Russell Mead, foreign affairs expert, about the underlying issues of conflict in the Middle East. We also unveil American energy independence’s under-appreciated significance and how it shapes the region’s geopolitics.

Feudal Future Podcast — Navigating Cancel Culture

On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky discuss academic freedom and cancel culture on American campuses with guests Sam Abrams and Danielle Struppa.

Feudal Future Podcast — Shattering the Green Energy Illusion

On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky discuss the realities of the transition to green energy with guests Jennifer Shaigec and Robert Bryce.

Feudal Future Podcast — The Political Paradox of Marriage Decline

On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky discuss the decline in marriage rates with guests Sam Abrams and Brad Wilcox.

Feudal Future Podcast — Behind the Scenes of Global Labor

On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky discuss labor issues in Asia and America with guests John Russo and Rob Koepp.

Feudal Future Podcast — Uncovering the Economic Transformation & Challenges of Appalachia

On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky are joined by Aaron Renn and Jesse Wall, to discuss the economic transformation and challenges of Appalachia.

Feudal Future Podcast — Industrial A.I.

On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky are joined by robotics engineer, Wyatt Newman, and executive director of the Twin Institute, Michael Grieves, to discuss industrial artificial intelligence.

Feudal Future Podcast — Nurturing California Industries Report

On this special Feudal Future episode, join Joel Kotkin as he sits down with Marshall Toplansky & Sougata Poddar as they discuss Chapman University’s brand new report on nurturing California industries.

Feudal Future Podcast — Blame Ourselves, Not Our Stars – Understanding California Housing Co …

On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky are joined by Wendell Cox, to discuss California’s high cost of housing and how it happened.