2020: The Year Everything Changed with Eric Klinenberg | Eric Klinenberg on Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast

On February 13, 2024, Eric Klinenberg appeared on the The Chris Hayes Podcast to discuss his new book 2020: One City, Seven People, and the Year Everything Changed, which is now available in stores. Read the description below and then click to listen to the podcast.

2020 was undoubtedly one of the most consequential years in history. The ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, along with other cascading crises, can still be felt in almost every facet of our lives. Our guest this week points out that in order to heal, we must take time to reckon with what we lived through. Eric Klinenberg is a sociologist, the Helen Gould Shepard Professor of Social Science at NYU and the author of “2020: One City, Seven People, and the Year Everything Changed.” Klinenberg is also the director at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge. He joins WITHpod to discuss stories of people he profiled in the book, the importance of grappling with what we experienced, the increasing pressures of daily life and more.

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