The challenges facing the world can feel insurmountable when the media spew a continual stream of gloomy stories. Yet journalist Jonathan Tepperman believes there’s room for optimism. He examines cases where nations prevailed over seemingly intractable problems, and he extrapolates practical problem-solving techniques. getAbstract hails Tepperman’s lecture as beacon of hope amid the endless litany of supposedly unsolvable problems.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why the world’s problems aren’t insurmountable,
- How three countries have triumphed over huge challenges and
- What three common problem-solving tenets emerge from those examples.
About the Speaker
Jonathan Tepperman is a managing editor of Foreign Affairs, a bimonthly journal.