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The New Localism - How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism

Bruce Katz, Jeremy Nowak

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

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The New Localism is a blueprint for how cities and surrounding metro areas can combat the forces of populism— the fores that are anti-trade, anti-cosmpolitanism, anti-immigrant.The new localism is about integrating others, new immigrants, not excluding or banning them. The new localism shows how cities and municipalities—which is where the majority of Americans live—can survive in the Era of Trump.

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