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Richard Florida

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Co-Founder and Editor at Large at The Atlantic Cities and Senior Editor at The Atlantic; Founder of the Creative Class Group at the University of Toronto, where he is Professor of Business and Creativity and Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute;  author of Who's Your City?: How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life, The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity, and The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life

Richard Florida on KCRW

Are tech companies going to build the new company towns? Twenty cities across America are celebrating because they have been shortlisted to be Amazon’s HQ2. Los Angeles is one of them.

Silicon Valley and the new company towns

Are tech companies going to build the new company towns? Twenty cities across America are celebrating because they have been shortlisted to be Amazon’s HQ2. Los Angeles is one of them.

from Design and Architecture

At least 12 moviegoers are dead and 58 wounded after a gunman in a gas mask shot up the Batman premier at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado.

Another Mass Shooting: Guns in America

At least 12 moviegoers are dead and 58 wounded after a gunman in a gas mask shot up the Batman premier at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado.

from To the Point

It's only January, and already the race for the Republican presidential nomination feels like it's gone on forever and that it might never end.

Is Newt Gingrich Another Flash in the Pan?

It's only January, and already the race for the Republican presidential nomination feels like it's gone on forever and that it might never end.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

More than 800,000 federal employees continue to go without pay in what could soon be the longest government shutdown yet.

from Left, Right & Center

This Sunday, the Los Angeles Rams will face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII.

from KCRW Features

Listen to America change… one person at a time. For these six people, the politics of the Trump era have changed everyday life.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After a week of scandals, Virginia Democrats are in disarray.

from Left, Right & Center

Ambassador Wendy Sherman admits she “lost it,” and broke down in “tears of anger and frustration” as lead negotiator for the Iran Nuclear Deal.

from To the Point

Demands for the impeachment of President Trump are on the rise since Democrats re-took the House. But, what if the Senate refused to convict him?

from To the Point

Wait, what is the message, Rudy?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Life, replete with its ups and downs, goes on in U.S. and Mexican border communities despite the political calamity unfolding around them.

from Scheer Intelligence