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"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.