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Explainers

Whither Greatness

Economic recession. Climate disaster. Chaos in the Middle East. The world cries out for leaders who will face our biggest dilemmas, and all we get are short-sighted narcissists. Where are the great leaders of today?

Mike Duncan lives in Madison, Wis. He used to write The History of Rome podcast. Now he writes the Revolutions podcast. Jason Novak is a cartoonist in Oakland, Calif. Backgrounds for the latest “Explainers” edition provided by Gertie Novak, age three. More by Mike Duncan & Jason Novak