The vanishing neighbor and America’s changing community

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There was a time when people who lived around you, knew you.

But in today’s social media landscape, we don’t really much talk to anyone, let alone understand who they really are.

So what happened? Why aren’t Americans as neighborly as we used to be?

Marc J. Dunkelman is author of the new book “The Vanishing Neighbor: The Transformation of American Community,” and he spoke with KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis.