Joel Kotkin

is the Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University and executive director of the Urban Reform Institute. He is the author of “The Coming of Neo-Feudalism.” @joelkotkin

The new localism: saving Main Street

As the financial crisis takes down Wall Street, the regular folks on Main Street are biting their nails, watching the toxic tsunami head...

The greening of suburbia

It's all the suburbs' fault. You know, everything — traffic congestion, overweight kids, social alienation. Oh, and lest we forget...