Jonathan Marks:
In praise of conflict

TEDxPSU · 14:56 · Filmed Feb 2017
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Conflict is bad; compromise, consensus and collaboration are good — or so we're told. Lawyer and bioethicist Jonathan Marks challenges this conventional wisdom, showing how governments can jeopardize public health, human rights and the environment when they partner with industry. An important, timely reminder that common good and common ground are not the same thing.

Bioethicist, lawyer
Jonathan Marks works at the intersections of ethics, law and policy — writing and speaking about torture, obesity, fracking, health care and other pressing issues of our time. Full bio
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