September/October 2014

How Lessons from the Past Can Help Us Beat Ebola

by Ruth Katz
While the CDC director said Ebola could be the world's next AIDS, leadership and swift action can beat this outbreak, provided we're able to learn from the mistakes of the past. The missing ingredients are human compassion and improving the systems that will stop this outbreak and keep future outbreaks from happening. Read more

The Myth of the Lone Genius

by Walter Isaacson
— In an excerpt and essay drawn from his new book "The Innovators," Walter Isaacson argues that the best creations since the dawn of the digital age have been the result of collaboration. This unique ingredient often provided the critical difference for some of the Internet's greatest advances, and even helped Isaacson complete his book.    Read more

Taking a Seat at the Table

by Karam Singh Sethi
— Beijing has a great deal riding on Iraq’s continued stability – so why are they sitting out the fight? It’s time for China to take a stronger stance against ISIS.  Read more