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Peter Coleman, in TEDx talk, Analyzes Political Gridlock
In this recent TEDx talk in Miami, Columbia University Professor Peter T. Coleman explains why politics in the US are more deadlocked and polarized today than they have been since the end of the US Civil War and what our next president and our citizens can do about it.
Applying ideas from complexity science, Dr. Coleman explains how the current "attractor" pattern of polarization we are stuck in came about, the crisis it presents, and the window of opportunity it offers us for positive change to be sparked from both above (our leaders) and below (us).
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Published Monday, Nov. 5, 2012