The Obama administration is waging war against suburbia, according to author and futurist Joel Kotkin. Senator Scott Brown’s recent victory in Massachusetts, Kotkin says, reflects a broader suburban revolt against an “urban-centric regime.” The history and future of the American suburb is one of the subjects of Kotkin’s new book, “The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050.”

Joel Kotkin, distinguished presidential fellow in urban futures at Chapman University in Orange, California and a columnist for Forbes Magazine whose other books include "The City: A Global History"

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