Tyler Cowen’s “The Complacent Class”: America has lost its legendary ambition — Quartz

Another way of thinking about progress, sometimes stressed by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel, is to ask whether the era of grand projects is mostly over.

If we look at the last 25 years or so, what do we have to count as grand projects?

Source: Tyler Cowen’s “The Complacent Class”: America has lost its legendary ambition — Quartz