Eric Liu

Monday, November 6 at 7:30 – 9:00 pm in the Nursery

Monthly video lecture and discussion facilitated by Rev. Dr. Kate Walker

Why Ordinary People Need to Understand Power

Far too many Americans are illiterate in power — what it is, how it operates and why some people have it. As a result, those few who do understand power wield disproportionate influence over everyone else. “We need to make civics sexy again,” says civics educator Eric Liu. “As sexy as it was during the American Revolution or the Civil Rights Movement.”

Does the Media Have a Duty of Care?

In this thoughtful talk, David Putnam asks a big question about the media: Does it have a moral imperative to create informed citizens, to support democracy? His solution for ensuring media responsibility is bold, and you might not agree. But it’s certainly a question worth asking.