The Tommy G. Thompson Center Presents: A Conversation with Jonah Goldberg

Published: March 12, 2019
By: Timothy MacKenzie

SOMERS - Jonah Goldberg is coming to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Student Center Ballroom on April 9 at 7 p.m. to talk about his new book, “Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics Is Destroying American Democracy.” This free Q&A session will be moderated by UW-Parkside Political Science and Law Professor Dr. Ross Astoria. Students will also be given a chance to engage with Goldberg and offer their own questions in this unique forum.

Goldberg is the senior editor for the National Review, and a prominent analyst with several New York Times best-selling books to his name, including his most recent work, The Suicide of the West. Goldberg is also a fellow of the National Review Institute and has been named as one of top 50 political commentators in America by The Atlantic magazine. In 2011, he was named the Robert J. Novak Journalist of the year at the Conservative Political Action Conference. He has written on politics, media, and culture for a wide variety of publications has appeared on numerous television and radio programs.

More information about Goldberg and his works can be found via the Keppler Speakers webpage here: You can also find more information about this event on the UW-Parkside website at

This event is sponsored by the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership at UW-Madison as part of its mission to pursue leadership, foster collegiality, and to address vital policy needs. Inquiries about the event can be directed to Michael Knaack at the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership in Madison at 608-265-4087 or via email at More information about the Tommy Thompson G. Center can be found on their website at

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