Peter Thiels Great Escape from San Francisco: The Impact of Mobility and Politics
- Peter Thiel believes that increased physical mobility is a healthy recalibration
- He left San Francisco in 2018 because of its progressive policies
- The homeless problem in San Francisco is both real and fake, but the city is unwilling to fix it
- Exit is more powerful than voice when it comes to local politics in San Francisco
- Peter Thiel now splits his time between Miami, Florida and Los Angeles
- He feels there is an extraordinary difference between places that are growing and those that are not.
Cities with Growth: A Decade of Change from 2000-2010
- The video discusses the differences between cities that are growing, like Florida and Texas, and those that are not, like California
- Silicon Valley was an example of a booming area during the 2000s and early 2010s but has seen a decrease in activity since the COVID-19 pandemic
- New York is more vulnerable to business leaving than California due to its reliance on finance, which is more mobile than tech, making it more dangerous for California if things ever go wrong
- Over the course of the 2010s there were some major events such as marijuana legalization and Game of Thrones, yet it was still largely a continuation of the 2000s.