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Author: Joel Kotkin

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The Triumph of Red States

A look at the Great Migration of the twenty-first century.

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The Green Road to Tyranny

Climate-change obsessives insist that we must roll back living standards in order to save the planet.

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Mean Girls Rising

Democrats are increasingly beholden to leftist radicals in their midst.

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Golden Land

Is California turning on its Jews?

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Class of ‘24

Pocketbook concerns override racial resentment in the current political climate.

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The Coming War of Civilizations

America’s decline is not irreversible.

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Multi-culti Reckoning

The Democrats’ appeal to racial resentment is wearing thin.

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Europe Is Burning

The only lessons the Old World offers to America these days are cautionary.

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Make America California

The neo-feudal Newsom model has been a disaster.

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Class, Nation, and the Future

The political realignment of America’s voting blocs is still in flux.

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The Luckiest Country

America's fantastic endowment and entrepreneurial spirit maintain its global preeminence.

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Solving the Global Housing Crisis 

The worldwide lack of affordable housing can only be resolved politically. 

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Tory Autocracy

The Right should reclaim the populist ground that enabled its biggest victories.

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Ex-Urbia

The post-urban future of cities.

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Mysteries of the Labor Force

What the future of labor in America looks like.

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The Great Train Robbery

Efforts to force Americans onto trains are largely pointless and counterproductive.

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Normalizing Jew-Hatred

The Left and Right must denounce the rising threat of antisemitism.

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A Better Future

America doesn’t need to cram everyone into little boxes; we need to build new cities.

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Our Mad Aristos

Today’s billionaires fund the engine of their own destruction.

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Class Homicide

Massive inequality and the rise of a new feudal system have nearly destroyed the chances of social mobility.

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Rent Forever and Love It

The globalized commodification of housing will destroy democracy.

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Free Trade’s Heavy Cost

How globalization became sinicization

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Slow Boat from China

What happens when the weakest link in the chain is you?

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What COVID Hath Wrought

The hard facts—and hopeful opportunities—of a post-pandemic world.

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Red Dusk

Xi Jinping’s China faces challenges of its own.

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A New Nationalism

Foreign threats demand a muscular domestic response.

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Long Covid

The societal effects of the pandemic will remain with us.

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The Zaibatsu-ization of America

Our tech overlords have forsaken innovation for consolidation.

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Class War is Just Beginning

Seismic economic and demographic changes will feed division and conflict.

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Never Going Back

What if they opened the office and nobody came?

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The Fading Family

The world's major economies face a serious demographic crunch.

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The End of Merit

Our schools, even without CRT, are failing to prepare students for a skills-based job market.

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Fully Oligarchic Luxury Californication

The tech elite have joined forces with progressive visionaries to establish a model of America’s feudal future.

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America’s First Infantada

The national consciousness regresses to the level of the toddler, casting everything in stark terms of good and bad.

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Battlefield ‘Burbs

America's political future turns on our last contestable places.

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Economic Civil War

Inside the bitter battle over America’s new geography.

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Woke Politics are a Disaster for Minorities

The Biden Administration is on track to stiff our desperate working class.

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Peak Progressive?

A sliver of hope for California.

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The Real Winners

With the Left in control, who controls the Left?

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Democratic Civil War

The three heads of the Democrat Hydra will soon start biting at each other.

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Americans Won’t Live in the Pod

Blue-city urbanization imposes a downward mobility people don’t want and don’t need.

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How Race Politics Burns Out

No future awaits those who rage against family, work, and community.

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Triumph of the Oligarchs

A new class of overlords are making their bid for world domination.

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The Pandemic Road to Serfdom

Our Covid-era oligarchs are fitting us for feudalism.

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