Conflict or Consensus? Forty Years of Minnesota Metropolitan Politics

Myron Orfield
Myron Orfield Former Brookings Expert

September 1, 1998

Skeptics tell me that regional equity reform will never happen in America’s metropolitan regions because the suburbs are now in charge of American politics. It may be true that the suburbs are in charge of American politics. But the politics of metropolitan reform is not about cities versus suburbs or, for that matter, about Democrats versus Republicans.