By The Aspen Institute
August 1, 2014

1. The current state of global chaos might spell the end of America as the ‘indispensable nation.’

By Doyle McManus in the Los Angeles Times

2. There is no crisis of young adults returning home after college.

By Amy August in the Society Pages

3. Overprotecting kids at play hinders their development, and parents should “lighten up.”

By Andrea Gordon in the Toronto Star

4. The great stagnation: America is far less entrepreneurial than it was a decade ago; and that decline in innovation threatens our economic recovery.

By Richard Florida in Citylab

5. Businesses can upend poverty with rapid innovation and unconventional thinking.

By Bill Bynum in the Huffington Post

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