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    Author Brian Aull's New Release, 'The Triad', Offers a Vision To Bring Together a Divided Nation

     
    Author Brian Aull has announced the release of 'The Triad: Three Civic Virtues That Could Save American Democracy'. The new book offers practical solutions to the problems eating away at American democracy. At the same time, it offers fresh approaches to help bridge the divide between liberals and conservatives.

    The best books on politics sometimes come from authors who are not “experts.” 'The Triad’, authored by an engineer, is a case in point. Aull's vision offers solutions to the problems of partisan gridlock, money in politics, and growing economic inequality in the United States. Bridging the divide between liberals and conservatives he advocates three civic virtues: service, learning, and community building. He calls for civic engagement based on these virtues as the key to changing the perverse incentives that lead to gridlock, media bias, and corruption, and creating a culture of collaboration. Applying these insights to specific issues, he points a path to widely shared prosperity, universal quality education, progress on race in America, the healing of the rift between science and religion, and American leadership for human rights and democratic values worldwide.

    'The Triad' is not another book about politics. While other books about politics or political science study the system’s failures, Aull's book offers solutions based on civic engagement, service, community building, and collaboration.

    Aull stated, "I wrote ‘The Triad’ to help Americans have the kinds of conversations that bring us together. It lays out visionary goals for a better America. Instead of pointing fingers of blame, it advocates personal ownership of these goals, expressed through practical steps. The book title refers to the civic virtues of service, learning, and community, which enable us to create enduring solutions. The best political science books have documented the ill health of American democracy. Building on these works, ‘The Triad’ focuses on what each and every American can do to bring about the cure. This focus on the power of the individual citizen to make a difference distinguishes ‘The Triad’ from many books on politics."

    'The Triad' has received praise from a number of reviewers. Terrence Metz, Founding Principle and Partner at Morgan Madison and Company said the book is, "A wonderful approach about how to live in a democracy . . . any democracy." Peter Levine at Tufts University stated that 'The Triad' is "movingly and impressively written."

    Brian Aull is available for media interviews and can be reached by email at bfaull19@gmail.com. 'The Triad' is available at Amazon. More information is available at his website.

    About Brian Aull:

    Brian Aull is from Indianapolis, Indiana. He studied electrical engineering at Purdue University and then at MIT, earning his Ph.D. in 1985. Since then, he has worked as a staff scientist at MIT developing solid-state image sensors. He is also a passionate educator, teaching electrical engineering courses at Tufts University. He spent one year as a visiting professor at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.

    A resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts, he is active in the local community. He served on the boards of the Cambridge Peace Commission and the Coalition for a Strong United Nations. He has taught spiritual education classes for children living in Cambridge. The Triad was inspired in part by his many conversations with residents and local activists.
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