Trends Issue 057 - January 2008

Voters Decide Between Free Markets and the...

The 2008 general election is not an extension of 2006; it’s a whole new ballgame and its outcome will either...

Voters Decide Between Free Markets and the Welfare State in 2008
published on: Jan 15, 2008

Poverty in America Loses Its Meaning

The government still claims that 37 million Americans live in poverty. But, what does that mean? And, what could or...

Poverty in America Loses Its Meaning
published on: Jan 15, 2008

Free Trade, Off-Shoring, and Immigration

As the Trends editors have explained on many occasions, the largest threat facing the United States is a shortage of ...

Free Trade, Off-Shoring, and Immigration
published on: Jan 15, 2008

The Global Wealth Explosion

Nearly everywhere in the world, capitalism is taking over and wealth is growing. What does this mean for the new...

The Global Wealth Explosion
published on: Jan 15, 2008

Generational Productivity and Spending Waves -...

The fact that this decade has been prosperous for Americans, and much of the rest of the world, comes as no...

Generational Productivity and Spending Waves - the 2020 Vision
published on: Jan 15, 2008

The Long, Slow Road Back for Residential Real...

What is your home likely to be worth in five to ten years? What does this imply for builders and investors? What...

The Long, Slow Road Back for Residential Real Estate
published on: Jan 15, 2008

Automation and the Future of American Agriculture

Today, agribusiness relies heavily on low-skilled immigrant labor. In some regions, and for some crops, more than...

Automation and the Future of American Agriculture
published on: Jan 15, 2007