Create a Better World for More People: A Futurist's Call to Action

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A keynote speaker at NLC's next Leadership Summit, futurist and economist Rebecca Ryan asserts that America is seasonal. The bad news? We're in winter (2001-2020). The good news? Spring is coming – but it'll take some work.

About the Author: Paul Konz is the Senior Editor at the National League of Cities.

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