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An Open Letter to Joe Biden on the Science on Uniting the USA

Dear President-Elect Biden,

It was fitting, albeit chilling, to see you stand near Cemetery Ridge on the battlefield at Gettysburg recently to remind us of the potentially horrific costs of runaway American division. The serenity of the sunny pastoral scene behind you belied the blood-soaked history of the landscape, where 50,000 of our boys and men were cut down at the hands of their own brothers over three days of carnage in July, 1863. …

Peter T. Coleman

Peter T Coleman is a professor of psychology and education at Teachers College Columbia University who studies intractable conflict and sustainable peace

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