Lifetime Networks CEO Andrea Wong on acquiring Project Runway, surviving her years at MIT, and making "TV women can escape with."
The Atlantic's July/August issue is devoted to ideas that can change the world. Highlights:
The Coming Green Economy Barack Obama is preaching the gospel of clean energy. Can he succeed where Jimmy Carter failed? by Joshua Green
Get Smarter Humans have survived the centuries by evolving into quick-witted creatures. Now technology and pharmacology provide a new boost to intelligence. by Jamais Cascio
Dr. Doom Has Some Good News Nouriel Roubini is a famous—and famously prescient—economic pessimist. So why is he smiling? by James Fallows
How Iran Could Save the Middle East An unlikely alliance with Israel might bring peace to the region. by Jeffrey Goldberg
Re-engineering the Earth New techniques can change the climate quickly and cheaply. Why are scientists afraid to mention them? by Graeme Wood
15 Ideas To Save the World Privatize the seas. Redesign the dollar. Scrap the vice presidency.