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Here's our commentary on how people and organizations are using adaptability to deal with the latest challenges.

10/08/2012
Richard Danzig, Natural Security, international security, CNAS

Richard Danzig, former Secretary of the Navy and Chairman of the Board of the Center for a New American Security, wrote a brilliant report on our failures to be adaptable with regard to security. Driving in the Dark suggests that as a species, we are inherently inclined to try to predict... Read More

10/05/2012
Hilda Solis, AAAS Fellowship, Congress, tidepools, terrorism

This is an autobiographical piece Rafe wrote for Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment tracing his evolution from a marine biologist who studies tidepools to a marine biologist who studies terrorism.

civics, adaptability, Eric Liu

This is a piece Rafe wrote for one of Eric Liu's "Civics Collaboratories". These are a series of ongoing workshops with well known civic leaders like Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Bill Gates Sr., Mickey Edwards, as well as young activists and writers who are eager to see Americans make a new... Read More

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