Friday’s Food for Thought: A New Map for America

Parag Khanna rethinks a new U.S. map


In this weekend’s New York Times Sunday Review, Parag Khanna, author, TED speaker, global strategist, and managing partner of Hybrid Realty, argues that the U.S. must evolve toward a more functional map built around connected urban hubs of advanced industry—creating a “United City-States of America.” According to Khanna, it’s not enough for the presidential candidates to debate; this is the generational project of renewal the U.S. needs to remain the leading 21st century superpower. Read the essay.

This idea is illustrated in Khanna’s new book Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization. Hear Khanna speak and get a signed copy of his book May 16 during the GEOINT 2016 Symposium, May 15-18 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Register today!

Photo Credit: Parag Khanna

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