josh (joshc) wrote,

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Richard Florida, author of The Rise of the Creative Class wrote an story for the Washington Monthly that discusses the effect of having a conservatives at the helm of the executive and legislative branches of government: "Creative Class War."

It's a long article, but he makes a lot of interesting observations: red/blue states and the political & economic consequences of neighborhood sorting, the result of tightened immigration on the creative economy, universities as the new Ellis island, and presidential personality as the catalyst for these changes. Oh, and everyone's moving to Canada!

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