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Lessons in civic power with host Eric Liu

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Citizen University TV offers an up-close look at lessons in civic power and engagement.

Eric Liu is founder of Citizen University and executive director of the Aspen Institute Program on Citizenship and American Identity. He was a speechwriter and deputy domestic-policy adviser for President Bill Clinton. He is the author of You're More Powerful Than You Think: A Citizen's Guide to Making Change Happen and A Chinaman's Chance, and co-author of The Gardens of Democracy and The True Patriot. For 11 years, Eric interviewed hundreds of Seattle's leaders for Seattle Voices on Seattle Channel. He is a regular columnist for and a correspondent for 

Citizen University TV: Attack the Plan
Citizen University TV: Attack the Plan

How do you challenge an opponent in civic life who has more money and more power? Host Eric Liu recommends "attack their plan." But that doesn't mean go after your adversary head-on. Find out about "paralyzing, bypassing and undermining" to take on a strategy. You'll also learn about the grassroots Indivisible movement growing here and spreading across the country. Plus, Melissa Taylor of Indivisible Plus Washington joins Eric to discuss some of the tactics it's using to challenge those in power and hold them accountable.


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