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All the Lonely People

"There's a different decline among different groups, but the decline is unanimous across the board."

Derek Thompson of The Atlantic joins Victoria to answer the question: Why did Americans stop hanging out? The two discuss the steep decline in face-to-face socializing, the rise of loneliness, and the fraternizing role of protests.

The Agenda:
—The decline of social institutions in America
—Smartphones’ effect on teenagers’ lives
—Women turning to pets
—Challenges of raising kids in the digital age

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Victoria Holmes is an associate multimedia producer at The Dispatch and is based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the company in 2022, she worked as a TV news reporter and podcast host. When she's not producing and editing podcasts and multimedia content, she enjoys discovering new restaurant spots or planning her next escape to the beach.