21 year-old “Helena”-founder Henry Elkus has built a one-of-a-kind organization of world leaders aimed towards significant global change. Yet half of his members are under 25 years old. Elkus spoke to Alexander Görlach on power in the 21st century and the youth’s burden to address the critical global issues of our time.
Artist and novelist Douglas Coupland popularized the term “Generation X” and is a keen observer of modern life. We do recycle previous generations’ culture, he says, but that’s a blessing, not a curse.
Under Janette Sadik-Khan’s tenure as Transportation Commissioner, New York City’s streets became a lot friendlier for cyclists and pedestrians. She sat down with Katherine Lindemann to discuss how America’s largest city began to reject the supremacy of the car.