The challenge of figuring out the best way to communicate with people so it persuades them to act.

Measles, Mumps, and Collective Action

By | 2017-02-09T09:09:28+00:00 February 15th, 2015|Collective Conversations, Culture Change, Engagement, Mobilization|

Over the last few months, those of us in the United States have been engaged in a vigorous debate about whether parents have the right to refuse to vaccinate their children. It’s a conversation that evokes passion on all sides of the issue. […]

The Muppets, Capitol Hill, and Collective Inaction

By | 2017-02-09T09:09:33+00:00 March 31st, 2014|Culture Change, Mobilization|

Working as a “staffer” on Capitol Hill can be difficult, to say the least. I had the opportunity this week to deliver a 2-hour seminar to the people who work in the trenches to support our democracy. It was an interesting experience. […]