This week on The Bulletin, host Mike Cosper sits down for a special one-on-one conversation with author and political columnist Tim Carney about his new book Family Unfriendly: How Our Culture Made Raising Kids Much Harder Than It Needs to Be. Grounded in fascinating sociological research and filled with engaging stories, this discussion highlights the many ways that culture shapes our expectations and behaviors—even when we don’t realize it. Whether or not you’re a parent, you’ll find this episode enlightening and beneficial. As Tim says, we all gain from a culture that values children.

Today’s Guests:

Tim Carney is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, senior columnist for the Washington Examiner, and author of four books, most recently Alienated America and Family Unfriendly. He has written in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, National Review, and many other newspapers and magazines. Tim has appeared on CNN, FOX News, MSNBC, CNBC, and PBS NewsHour. Tim and his wife Katie raise six children in the Washington, DC, area.

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