February 27

New World Order

Monday’s Big Idea

Countries That Do It Better

The United States' exceptional economic and military power is unmatched by another other nation. France's health care system may be the best that government money can buy. But in an increasingly connected and sophisticated world, other countries -- especially those in the developing world -- are making great leaps and bounds in policy, education, culture and innovation that will give places like France and the U.S. a run for its money.

"American exceptionalism" is not so exceptional anymore. Some even say it's a myth. Knowing that one nation can't possibly know it all, leaders and policymakers can learn a lesson or two from the best practices of other countries that do it better.

 

 

 

 

 

  1. 1 What a Poor Man's Innovation Can ...
  2. 2 Why the U.S. Constitution Should ...
  3. 3 Lessons From Asia's Tiger Teachers
  4. 4 How Cartoons Help You Learn Anoth...
   
  1. What a Poor Man's Innovation Can Teach a Rich Country

    What a Poor Man's Innovation Can Teach a Rich Country

    Reverse innovation starts in the developing world, but it also brings big benefits to rich countries.

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  2. Why the U.S. Constitution Should Be More Like Canada's

    Why the U.S. Constitution Should Be More Like Canada's

    If Jefferson was right, and constitutions must inevitably and reasonably be refreshed and updated to fit with the living generation, then the U.S. Constitution is way out of date.

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  3. Lessons From Asia's Tiger Teachers

    Lessons From Asia's Tiger Teachers

    Students in China are out performing countries who spend far more education.

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  4. How Cartoons Help You Learn Another Language

    How Cartoons Help You Learn Another Language

    Francis Tapon is the author of the new book, The Hidden Europe: What Eastern Europeans Can Teach Us. This article is an adapted excerpt from the chapter on Slovenia.

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