Appeared in: Volume 2, Number 2
Published on: November 1, 2006
Down for the Count, Again

Declinism is an old American tradition, with a miserable track record. And it’s back.

Joel Kotkin is an Irvine Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation. He is author of The City: A Global History (Modern Library, 2005) and a contributor to Inc. Magazine.
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