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How to understand power - Eric Liu

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Every day, we move and operate within systems of power that other people have constructed. But we’re often uncomfortable talking about power. Why? Eric Liu describes the six sources of power and explains how understanding them is key to being an effective citizen.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Eric Liu
  • Director Robertino Zambrano
  • Animator Alastair Sew Hoy, Derek Lau
  • Composer Adam Alexander, John Romeo
  • Sound Designer Marco Velasco
  • Sound Mastering Nick Lynar
  • Narrator Eric Liu

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