Eric Liu

You're More Powerful Than You Think

Talk: You're More Powerful Than You Think

Eric Liu talks about his new book, "You’re More Powerful than You Think". In this book, Eric illuminates the various sources of power—violence, wealth, ideas, strength in numbers—and explains how our modern, digital world has changed the rules for to wield them. In You’re More Powerful than You Think, Liu touches on national movements like the Women’s March, Black Lives Matter, and the Tea Party to local actions like Mauricio Lim Miller’s Family Independence Initiative that helps poor families in San Francisco and Oakland, and reveals nine strategies for people who want to claim and redistribute power in their communities.

Eric Liu

Eric Liu is the founder and CEO of Citizen University and executive director of the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program. He is the author of several books, including A Chinaman's Chance, The Gardens of Democracy and The Accidental Asian. Eric served as a White House speechwriter and policy adviser for President Bill Clinton.

You're More Powerful than You Think: A Citizen's Guide to Making Change Happen

Eric Liu, who has spent a career practicing and teaching civic power, lays out the answers in this incisive, inspiring, and provocative book. Using examples from the left and the right, past and present, he reveals the core laws of power. He shows that all of us can generate power-and then, step by step, he shows us how

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