Trends Issue 186 - October 2018

Off We Go into the Wild Black Yonder

Militarizing outer space has been discussed ever since the Sputnik-era. But only recently has the United States taken...

Off We Go into the Wild Black Yonder
published on: Oct 15, 2018

21st Century Textiles Will Make Life ...

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

21st Century Textiles Will Make Life Better
published on: Oct 15, 2018

The Realities of American Income Ineq...

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

The Realities of American Income Inequality
published on: Oct 15, 2018

The Renewable Energy Party Is Over

After dramatic growth in the early 2000s, global investment in renewable energy plateaued in 2011. What caused the...

The Renewable Energy Party Is Over
published on: Oct 15, 2018

THE NATIONAL DEBT: AMERICA’S MOST OVE...

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

THE NATIONAL DEBT: AMERICA’S MOST OVERRATED CRISIS
published on: Oct 15, 2018