Immigration and the New Class War
In conversation with IFC Director Edmund Santurri
Part of the 2019 spring series: Who Is My Neighbor? Immigration, Freedom, and Community
Tuesday, March 19, 7:00pm
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About the Speaker
Visiting Professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin
Michael Lind is the co-founder of New America and the author, with Ted Halstead, of the organization’s manifesto, The Radical Center (2001). He co-founded New America’s American strategy program and most recently served as policy director of the economic growth program. He received his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. in International Relations from Yale University.
Lind has taught previously at Harvard and Johns Hopkins and been an editor or staff writer for The New Yorker, Harper’s, The New Republic, and The National Interest. He is currently a columnist for Salon and writes frequently for The New York Times and The Financial Times. He is the author of numerous books of history, political journalism, fiction, poetry, and children’s literature, including Made in Texas: George W. Bush and the Southern Takeover of American Politics (2003); The American Way of Strategy: U.S. Foreign Policy and the American Way of Life (2006); Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States (2012); and, most recently, Big Is Beautiful: Debunking the Myth of Small Business (2018, with Robert D. Atkinson).