The Continuing Crisis in Sino-American Relations

The United States and China are running a “super-power marathon” that may last a century.  However, both history...

published on: Jan 15, 2021

The Great 2020s Equity Opportunity

We’re immersed in one of history’s most complex investment environments.  In many places, a large segment of the...

published on: Jan 15, 2021

Putting the Great Stagnation Behind Us

Like similar Transition periods before it, the interval between the Installation Phase of the Digital Revolution and...

published on: Jan 15, 2021

The Tumultuous Birth of Our New Golden Age 

Here we are, roughly four years into the Golden Age of the Fifth Techno-Economic Revolution.  Like the previous...

published on: Jan 15, 2021

Can America’s Dying Cities Be Saved?

published on: Nov 15, 2020

Many of America’s cities are rapidly “dying,” as indicated by rising poverty, exploding violence, de facto insolvency, and diminishing...

Closing the Technological Iron Curtain

published on: Aug 15, 2020

China has used U.S. capital and intellectual property to transform itself into the 21st Century’s most serious threat to American interests.  As a...

Addressing the Coming Wave of State Insolvency

published on: Jun 15, 2020

In the midst of multi-faceted disruptions, states that have poorly managed their finances for decades are now facing insolvency.  What are their...

The Socio-Economic Crisis Behind the Second...

published on: Jun 15, 2020

As previously discussed in Trends, the American Dream is in trouble.  Long-simmering discontent among "those who have been left behind" has broken...

China Pays the Price for Its “Criminal...

published on: Apr 15, 2020

China’s mismanagement of the COVID-19 outbreak appears responsible for hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths around the world, as well as...

Energy War 2020

published on: Mar 15, 2020

In the face of the demand-destroying COVID19 crisis, an alliance of OPEC members plus Russia is making efforts to destroy the U.S. fracking...

The Sino-American Decoupling Process

published on: Mar 15, 2020

Until the Trump Administration confronted China in 2017, multiple U.S. administrations had fundamentally misread the pathway the People’s Republic...

Helping Everyone Join America’s Jobs Revolution

published on: Feb 15, 2020

For the first time in living memory, the United States has a genuine shortage of workers. How will we address this problem?  What are the...

Riding the Secular Bull Into the 2030s

published on: Feb 15, 2020

The Golden Age of the Fifth Techno-Economic Revolution is upon us.  Perhaps, the greatest opportunity created by this revolution will be the great...

The Anglosphere Rises

published on: Jan 15, 2020

Since the 16th century, the English-speaking nations have been uniquely innovative, productive, and influential.  As such, they’ve been at the...

Crossing the Dematerialization Frontier

published on: Jan 15, 2020

Since at least 1970, it’s been widely believed that accelerating economic growth and population growth would exhaust the Earth’s physical...

Innovation-Driven Dis-Inflation Distorts...

published on: Dec 15, 2019

While most economists spend a lot of time collecting and analyzing inflation, productivity, and income growth data, a growing number of experts...

Managing a Faltering China

published on: Nov 15, 2019

Conventional wisdom still believes that China is on its way to eclipsing the United States and becoming the dominant superpower of the 21st...

America’s Great Middle-Class Boom Has Begun

published on: Nov 15, 2019

As Professor Carlota Perez forecast two decades ago, the tumultuous “transition phase” of the Digital Techno-Economic Revolution is now being...

Eliminating Poverty and Maximizing Happiness

published on: Jul 15, 2019

Despite spending nearly $24 trillion in public funds fighting the War on Poverty, poverty is still a widespread problem in the United States.  What...

Degree Inflation Undermines U.S....

published on: Jul 15, 2019

Increasingly a baccalaureate degree has become a requirement for more and more jobs, regardless of whether anything learned in college enhances the...

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