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Ezra Markowitz, PEP co-director, co-authored an opinion piece calling for a re-evaluation of how we should discuss crises and catastrophes

Ezra Markowitz, PEP co-director, co-authored an opinion piece calling for a re-evaluation of how we should discuss crises and catastrophes. “Simply put,” he writes, “narratives of catastrophe and crisis can create nasty feedback loops that make it harder to achieve the compromise, hard work and sustained engagement necessary for meaningful action, especially in a deeply divided society.” Markowitz and his co-author provide four ways to tell more effective stories about the challenges facing humanity. Read more at The Washington Post.

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