« Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris

405: How You Can Help End Polarization and Inequality – and Get Happier, Too | Robert Putnam & Shaylyn Romney Garrett

2021-12-15 | 🔗

In this episode, Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett discuss the recent book they co-authored, The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again.

Robert Putnam is perhaps best-known for his seminal book Bowling Alone, about the increasing atomization and isolation of American society. He is the Malkin Research Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University. Shaylyn Romney Garrett is a writer and social entrepreneur who holds a BA in History from Harvard.


Content Warning: There are multiple references to racism and racial violence in this episode.

Click here to give a gift subscription to the Ten Percent Happier app.

Full Shownotes: https://www.tenpercent.com/podcast-episode/putnam-romney-garrett-405

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

To view this and other transcripts, as well as support the generation of new transcripts, please subscribe.