A look back at Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960 – 2010 by Charles Murray A few years ago, in 2012, the divisive author Charles Murray wrote Coming Apart ( A New York Times best-seller), to tell the story of white America. The book sees an America of two halves: on one side … Continue reading The State of White America
Book Review: The Fractured Republic: Renewing America’s Social Contract in the Age of Individualism by Yuval Levin, Basic Books, 2016 *Scroll down for book summary after analysis* We begin with a well-worn argument: America needs a change. People are frustrated with Washington, they are disheartened by the stagnancy of their economic situation and are bewildered by a … Continue reading What’s wrong with America?
What has gone wrong in America? Is the American Dream dead? These are questions posed by the book 'Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis' - reviewed here! Who is it by? Robert D. Putnam is Professor of Public Policy at Harvard and the author of fourteen books relating to American public life. He consults widely … Continue reading Is the American Dream dead?