Securing the Supply Chain of Strategi...

Recently, the U.S. Government classified 23 “mineral commodity groups” as critical based on the assessed...

published on: Dec 15, 2018

Out-Sourcing, In-Sourcing, and Global...

Politicians and managers often discuss outsourcing of American jobs by American firms, but seldom discuss the...

published on: Dec 15, 2018

Aspirin Becomes the Unexpected Miracl...

Even though aspirin has been around since the 19th century, scientist are rapidly finding new benefits for those who...

published on: Dec 15, 2018

Happiness Becomes a Strategic Imperat...

With record low unemployment, maximizing employee productivity and retention is more important than ever before. And...

published on: Dec 15, 2018

Where Are U.S. Economic Policies Taking The W...

published on: Dec 15, 2018

Because of its dynamism and scale, America’s trade, regulatory, and monetary policies set the tone for the rest of the world.  To a large extent,...

Directed Energy Weapons Are About to Go Mains...

published on: Nov 15, 2018

For decades, soldiers and technologists have dreamed of a day when directed energy weapons would become a reliable cost-effective reality. Recent...

Eliminating the Tyranny of Eco-Imperialism

published on: Nov 15, 2018

Since at least the 90s, misguided ideology has kept nearly half of the world’s population unnecessarily trapped in poverty exacerbated by a lack of...

The Brave New World Comes to California

published on: Nov 15, 2018

Whether you compare it to Huxley’s Brave New World or an info-tech reinterpretation of Medieval Europe or the Antebellum South, the dysfunctional...

Moving Beyond the Shadow of Alzheimer’s Disea...

published on: Nov 15, 2018

Around 5.5 million people in the United States are victims of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.  It is the 6th leading cause of...

Strategic Competitiveness Drives American Wea...

published on: Nov 15, 2018

The United States is once again the world’s most competitive economy.  And despite recent market corrections, its multi-dimensional competitive...

Off We Go into the Wild Black Yonder

published on: Oct 15, 2018

Militarizing outer space has been discussed ever since the Sputnik-era. But only recently has the United States taken formal action to make it...

21st Century Textiles Will Make Life Better

published on: Oct 15, 2018

Since long before the invention of written language, textiles have played a major role in making our lives safe and comfortable. But, with each...

The Realities of American Income Inequality

published on: Oct 15, 2018

Since the Financial Crisis, American income inequality and poverty have become highly politicized. But most of this debate relies on anecdotal...

The Renewable Energy Party Is Over

published on: Oct 15, 2018

After dramatic growth in the early 2000s, global investment in renewable energy plateaued in 2011. What caused the turnaround? What’s ahead for the...

THE NATIONAL DEBT: AMERICA’S MOST OVERRATED C...

published on: Oct 15, 2018

Since the late 70s, the national debt has grown rapidly in absolute terms, as well as relative to GDP. And according to the latest government data,...

The 2018 Debt Crisis

published on: Sep 15, 2018

What do the Turkish lira, the Iranian rial, the Russian ruble, the Indian rupee, the Argentine peso, the Chilean peso, the Chinese yuan and the South...

China in the Second American Century

published on: Sep 15, 2018

Until recently, the Chinese economic juggernaut seemed unstoppable. Once China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, its GDP exploded....

The Truth About the U. S. Labor Shortage

published on: Sep 15, 2018

For the first time in two decades there are more job openings in the U.S. than qualified job applicants. And the unfilled jobs aren’t just for...

The Growing Disconnect Between Education and ...

published on: Sep 15, 2018

Over the past one hundred years, no investment has more reliably produced a great ROI than a college education. Furthermore, throughout the 20th...

America’s Growth Agenda

published on: Sep 15, 2018

There are now more job openings than there are “unemployed” people. Wages are finally beginning to increase faster than inflation, while consumer...

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