If you had six months, little to no resources, and a clear mandate to solve a chronic country-wide problem -- what would you do? As someone who cares deeply about American public education, I believe a certain approach could yield great returns.
It's hard to find people who think negativity is a good thing. But if negativity is bad, why is there so much of it? Why is it so popular? There's growing evidence that our interest in negativity isn't just a nasty habit created by media and politicians; it's part of the way our brains work.