#27 - Joel Kotkin, Neo Feudalism

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Bio

Joel Kotkin is the Presidential Fellow at Chapman University, Executive Director of the Houston-based Urban Reform Institute , the author of 10 books including his most recent “ The Coming of Neo-Feudalism: A Warning to the Global Middle Class”. And he’s been described as “America’s uber-geographer”.

Times

  • 0:15 - Intro to Joel
  • 1:30 - The rise of neo-feudalism and what is it?
  • 15:30 - Power vacuumed to the executive branch & federalism
  • 19:45 - Wealth inequality
  • 24:45 - Hypocrisy is part of the medieval mindset
  • 30:15 - Big government benefits big business
  • 38:45 - How the pandemic impacted America’s geography / economy
  • 44:30 - FAANG M&A
  • 50:30 - Closing segment

Links

The Coming of Neo-Feudalism: A Warning to the Global Middle Class

joelkotkin.com

Joel's twitter

Joel's podcast

narrativemonopoly.com

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