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Thu, Jan 23


Stumberg Hall

Alienated America

Please join us for an informal conversation with author Timothy P. Carney about his recent book, Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse. Themes include the dissolution of the family, the dissolution of society, and hyperindividualism. Space is limited, so register today!

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Alienated America

Time & Location

Jan 23, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Stumberg Hall, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA

About The Event

Why do some places zoom ahead and others get left behind? What's distinctive about "Trump Country"? And what's Tocqueville got to do with it all? Tim Carney's wide-ranging book deftly combines deep thinking about community life in America today with solid empirical evidence to demonstrate his claims. Join us for an evening of conversation about a country that's at once wealthy but also anxious and alienated.

Timothy P. Carney is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where he works on economic competition, cronyism, civil society, localism, and religion in America. He is concurrently the commentary editor at the Washington Examiner. He has published three books and numerous columns. His work has appeared in a variety of magazines, websites, and newspapers, including The Atlantic, New York Post, The New York Times, Reason Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. His television appearances include CNBC, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the “PBS NewsHour.”

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