Tag Archives: science

Will Trump’s Tax Victory Lead to Historic Defeat?

The U.S. government already spends less on education and science than at almost any other time in history. Trump’s tax plan will cut those investments even lower.

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A (Global) March for Science Against Trump’s “War on Science”

Trump has had a noticeable effect on scientific institutions. To prevent being slaughtered by him one by one, they are getting politically active.

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The United States’ Technological Future: An Endless Frontier?

Despite the historical US lead in world research spending, future trends are not positive.

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America’s Bismarck: How Lincoln Created Industrial America

Do Americans — who have a conflicted attitude toward government — realize the economic power that Abraham Lincoln wielded?

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Will There Be a “Silver Bullet” for the U.S. Economy?

Is the United States reducing its odds of discovering the next technological and economic game-changer?

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Why Can’t Washington Get Anything Done on Immigration?

What actions could the U.S. Congress take on immigration that would have profound economic impacts?

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America as Number Two: We’d Try Harder

The case for acknowledging America's slide from first place — and how the United States can use reality to get back on track.

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The Uncertain Future: The World in 2111 (Part I)

What transformations will the world undergo over the next century?

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Will China Eat Our Technological Lunch?

How does China need to change its educational institutions and patent policies to help foster innovation?

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A Look Back at the Original “Sputnik Moment”

How did the United States rise to meet the challenge posed by Sputnik?

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