November 2012

In This Issue

Our annual Brave Thinkers list, an interview with Mike Bloomberg, the strangest potential threat to the president, the Army's culture of mediocrity, Benjamin Schwarz on the end of jazz, and more

Features

Jake Chessum

The Bloomberg Way

The mayor of New York on his soda ban, why he doesn't worry about approval ratings, governing in the age of Twitter, and the dumbed-down media

Darren Braun

General Failure

How a culture of mediocrity has taken hold within the Army's leadership ranks—and why America's military future depends on uprooting it.

Eric Ogden

Clean

The irony of getting away with something was that you were your own executioner. In a pang of remorse, you could open your mouth and change your life.

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