Eric Liu is a civics educator and founder of Citizen University, which brings together leaders, activists and practitioners to teach the art of effective and creative citizenship.

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Civics is about the teaching of power. So why don't more Americans understand how power works? In this talk, educator Eric Liu talks about ways to make civics sexy again -- and why cities must be a democratic laboratory for experimentation and innovation.

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