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Joel Kotkin

Is the 'Screwed Generation' Really Screwed?

Linda Buzzell | Posted 09.22.2012 | College
Linda Buzzell

Last week Newsweek dubbed the millennials "the screwed generation." But this doesn't have to be the case. Opportunities are opening up -- some quickly, some more slowly -- in the emerging sustainable society.

Low Wages and the Metropolitan Middle Class

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

The Welfare to Work reforms of the 1990's may have shrunk the public assistance rolls, but has not necessarily improved financial stability for low-income households.

An Urban or Suburban Future: A Review of Foreclosing the Dream by William H. Lucy

Frank Gruber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Frank Gruber

Professor William Lucy believes that America has reached a point where the long trend toward more dispersed and suburban living is turning toward a more urban future.

Contrasting Greece and America

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

America's demographic dividend, plus its independent currency, put it in a much better position than Greece.

Mandarins and Apparats

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

Beyond his vivid comparison of the Obama administration to the worst of the autocratic worst Kotkin forgets to provide evidence that the administration is actually obsessed with centralizing authority.

Pax Urbana -- Debunking America's Third War

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

The real motive of a recent article by Joel Kotkin's is to defend an outmoded, retrograde notion of freedom that he never defines