The Steady Stater

The Hidden Cost of Suburbanization (with Ray Suarez)

March 01, 2021 Brian Czech
The Steady Stater
The Hidden Cost of Suburbanization (with Ray Suarez)
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The Steady Stater
The Hidden Cost of Suburbanization (with Ray Suarez)
Mar 01, 2021
Brian Czech

"They paved paradise to put up a parking lot." From Joni Mitchell to Counting Crows — and of course CASSE — steady staters have lamented the surge of suburbanization. As Americans settle ever farther from urban centers, they significantly increase their carbon footprint and denigrate once-cherished pillars of community. In this episode, famed broadcast journalist Ray Suarez chats with Brian about the often-overlooked externalities of suburbanization and how an obsession with GDP growth is driving the trend. 

Show Notes

"They paved paradise to put up a parking lot." From Joni Mitchell to Counting Crows — and of course CASSE — steady staters have lamented the surge of suburbanization. As Americans settle ever farther from urban centers, they significantly increase their carbon footprint and denigrate once-cherished pillars of community. In this episode, famed broadcast journalist Ray Suarez chats with Brian about the often-overlooked externalities of suburbanization and how an obsession with GDP growth is driving the trend.