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Outside the box— Global

Preface

Whether it be diplomacy or education, it’s time to challenge traditional thinking and shake things up. Monocle introduces five thinkers who are questioning conventional wisdom.

Architecture, Conventional, Diplomacy, Education, Wisdom

From Arab uprisings to global financial disasters, we are living through an era of exceptional change. And yet, something fundamental is missing: big, innovative, world-changing ideas. Actually, even small, modest, city-changing ideas. Where are the philosophers and the thinkers, the day-dreaming professors and the controversial policy makers?

MONOCLE has invited five of our favourite thinkers to come up with a new idea to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Whether it’s author and mathematician Alex Bellos on how maths should be taught, or…

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