Tim Carney - Alienated America

Episode 70 · January 23rd, 2021 · 43 mins 21 secs

About this Episode

Carney examines how counties voted in the 2016 Republican presidential primaries. Among Trump's core supporters, Carney finds a story of working-class struggle. In places that shunned Trump, Carney finds thriving community and civil society. He argues that achieving the American Dream requires strong local institutions, community, and religous participation, even more than better jobs and economic opportunity.