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Obama, Clinton, McCain All Talk Change But Is Change Innovation?

I just voted in NYC and was thinking about all the talk of

I just voted in NYC and was thinking about all the talk of “change” in the air. All three leading candidates now talk about change. And it troubles me. Change implies “different,” but it could mean a choice among existing options or the creation of something new and better. Innovation, of course, means the latter—the making of something new, better and of value to people.

Innovation means reframing existing problems and issues after deeply understanding the cultures and communities you are involved with. Are the candidates doing that?