Book ‘After the Ivory Tower Falls’ by Will Bunch

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How College Broke the American Dream and Blew Up Our Politics ― and How to Fix It

From Pulitzer Prize – winning journalist Will Bunch, the epic untold story of college — the great political and cultural fault line of American life. “This book is simply terrific.” — Heather Cox Richardson, publisher of the “Letters from an American” Substack. Today there are two Americas, separate and unequal, one educated and one not. And these two tribes — the resentful “non-college” crowd and their diploma-bearing yet increasingly disillusioned adversaries — seem on the brink of a civil war. The strongest determinant of whether a voter was likely to support Donald Trump in 2016 was whether or not they attended college, and the degree of loathing they reported feeling toward the so-called “knowledge economy of clustered, educated elites…

Publisher: William Morrow (August 2, 2022); Pages: 320 pages; ISBN-10: 0063076993; ISBN-13: 978-0063076990; ASIN:‎ B09CQ2M5TQ

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Author’s biography: Will Bunch is national opinion columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer and author of several books, including Tear Down This Myth: The Right-Wing Distortion of the Reagan LegacyThe Backlash: Right-Wing Radicals, Paranoia Politics and High-Def Hucksters in the Age of Obama, and the e-book The Bern Identity: A Search for Bernie Sanders and the New American Dream. He has won numerous journalism awards and shared the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for spot news reporting with the New York Newsday staff.