Eric Liu

Eric Liu is a contributing writer for The Atlantic. He is the author of You’re More Powerful Than You Think: A Citizen’s Guide to Making Change Happen and, most recently, Become America: Civic Sermons on Love, Responsibility, and Democracy. He is CEO of Citizen University and executive director of the Aspen Institute Program on Citizenship and American Identity.

The Strange Power of Weak Ties

It’s not hard to bond with people just like you. What Americans need are more connections to people who aren’t.