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Kotkin on LA's Mojo

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Forbes gives urban theorist and suburban proponent Joel Kotkin a platform to discuss why he thinks "the city of the future" is in the financial doldrums and how it can get its mojo back. Kotkin heaps blame on Villaraigosa, the city council, unions, and downtown real estate speculation. What will save the city in his opinion? Diversity, entrepreneurship, and this vague directive: "Los Angeles is a potential great world city, but it needs to be ruled like a world city." [Forbes]