PBS News Hour: Is the ‘creative class’ saving our cities, or making them impossible to live in?

By June 2, 2017No Comments

Richard Florida may be the most widely read author on the subject of cities these days, and probably has been since the turn of the millennium. He first became known for cheerleading the idea that if cities attracted what he called “the creative class” — professionals in the arts, in the media, in tech — they would prosper. And so they did — with a vengeance.