Urban vs. Suburban

Charles Marohn argues against the staunch conservative defense of suburbs (famously voiced by Joel Kotkin) by showing how suburban development falls short of conservative ideals and cities, on the contrary, embody them.
4 days ago   The American Conservative
The Bacon's Rebellion blog focuses on the potential of suburbs to meet the demands of a growing population with different lifestyles and expectations for their communities than previous generations.
Oct 9, 2014   Bacon's Rebellion
Pete Saunders examines the urban base of African-American politics since the Civil Rights and how recent trends in urbanization will require a restructuring of political agendas in cities all over the country.
Oct 6, 2014   The Corner Side Yard
A column by Reihan Salam takes exception to Joel Kotkin's recent portrayal of "anti-suburban conservatives."
Oct 1, 2014   National Review Online
The first Atlantic Media/Siemens "State of the City Poll" finds that, overall, suburban living is the happiest living.
Aug 26, 2014   CityLab
Any narrative of the contemporary American residential market that neglects the continued proliferation of sprawl fails to describe the complex preferences of the public.
Aug 3, 2014   Huffington Post Green
Although recent studies and controversies such as Agenda 21 make anti-urban politics seem like a right wing commodity, a new book details the implications of a long history of bi-partisan anti-urbanism.
Jul 15, 2014   The Boston Globe
G.M. Donley pens an impassioned plea to reject "ready made" narratives about the decline of Cleveland Heights, an inner suburb of Cleveland, after the murder of local bar and restaurant owner Jim Brennan.
Jul 8, 2014   Belt Magazine
Jed Kolko analyzes 2013 population estimates by age group for counties—the U.S. Census released the data late last week.
Jul 1, 2014   Trulia Trends Blog
Jacquielynn Floyd writes an op-ed for the Dallas News in which she defends the suburbs from the "demonization" of "new urbanism."
Jun 29, 2014   Dallas News
Christopher and Lisa Leinberger present a history of popular television shows reflecting and predicting how Americans chose to live.
Jun 17, 2014   Next City