Twilight of the Elites
A Conversation with Christopher Hayes and Katrina vanden Heuvel
Thursday 14 June, 2012
New School, Kaplan Hall
66 West 12th Street, Tishman Auditorium
In the wake of these failures, Americans have historically low levels of trust in their institutions. The social contract between ordinary citizens and elites lies in tatters. How did we get here? With his new book, Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy, MSNBC host and Nation editor at large Christopher Hayes offers a radically novel answer.
Join us for a conversation between Christopher Hayes and Nation magazine editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel about social distance, the new American elite, and ways we can bring about change. A welcome and introductions will be offered by David Scobey, executive dean of The New School for Public Engagement.
Sponsored by The Nation and The New School.