Monday, September 28, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT

Protests, both of the peaceful and violent varieties, defined the summer of 2020, and homeless policies in many cities have left more hopeless than ever before. Citizens are fleeing American cities, a phenomenon increasing in the COVID era. Join us for a discussion about the threats urban America faces today, the long-term causes, and what should happen next to improve America’s cities.


  • Kevin Roberts, Ph.D. (Moderator) – Executive Director, Texas Public Policy Foundation
  • Heather Mac Donald (Panelist) – Thomas W. Smith Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Contributing Editor, City Journal
  • Christine Rosen, Ph.D. (Panelist) – Senior Writer, Commentary Magazine; Chair, Colloquy on Knowledge, Technology & Culture, Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia; Senior Editor, The New Atlantis