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The Simple Key to Breakthrough Innovation
Being able to put ideas together in new and unexpected ways is the most common way to break new ground
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There’s More to Gratitude Than Counting Your Blessings
In this week’s Editor’s Corner, David Masci argues that being thankful also helps us see the world in a clearer light.
The Editor’s Corner: Strike Up the Band
If you want to decrease political polarization and feel less lonely, consider joining a band
How To Build Neighborhoods
Seth Kaplan speaks with Ben Klutsey about cooperation, social entrepreneurship and why our society is too focused on politics.
The Editor’s Corner: We Need Another George Kennan
To confront the foreign policy challenges we’re currently facing, the U.S. needs a clear overarching strategy that the American people understand and…
Industry Can Be a Powerful Ally in the Fight Against Global Overfishing
Fisheries management requires casting a wide net for a diversity of participants and science-backed perspectives.
The Editor’s Corner: Let Your Creative Flag Fly
Our society is more ambivalent about creativity than it likes to admit, and that’s a shame
Civility Starts with Ourselves
Alexandra Hudson talks with Ben Klutsey about civility as a moral virtue and as the necessary foundation of a liberal, pluralistic society.
The Editor’s Corner: Too Old To Rock ‘n’ Roll?
Don’t panic too much about America’s aging population; thanks to advances in healthcare and other technologies, older people can still bring a lot to…
The Value of Ignorance
People bemoan the current generation’s lack of knowledge, but a little uncertainty and intellectual humility can be a good thing.
Natasha Mott Ph.D, LOL, HBiC
The Editor’s Corner: A Matter of Trust
The outrageous politics of recent years has been caused, in part, by Americans’ declining faith in elites and elite institutions
Escaping the Identity Trap
Ben Klutsey and Yascha Mounk discuss the postmodern roots of identity politics, populism, philosophical liberalism and more.
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