There's No Place Like Home

Joel Kotkin sees a trend in a 'New Localism'- people aren't moving around like they used to, and it's causing them to reengage with their communities.
October 13, 2009, 2pm PDT | Tim Halbur
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"Economic pressures, an increase in telecommuting options, and a desire for greater sense of community are causing increasing numbers of Americans to forgo the mobile lifestyle and stay put. This new brand of localism has positive consequences that are helping communities everywhere - more people know their neighbors and get involved in communities, extended families have more opportunities to interact, and decreased travel means energy savings across the board."

Thanks to Rebecca Sanborn Stone

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Published on Friday, October 9, 2009 in Newsweek
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