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.
Trump has had a noticeable effect on scientific institutions. To prevent being slaughtered by him one by one, they are getting politically active.
Despite the historical US lead in world research spending, future trends are not positive.
Do Americans — who have a conflicted attitude toward government — realize the economic power that Abraham Lincoln wielded?
Is the United States reducing its odds of discovering the next technological and economic game-changer?
What actions could the U.S. Congress take on immigration that would have profound economic impacts?
The case for acknowledging America's slide from first place — and how the United States can use reality to get back on track.
What transformations will the world undergo over the next century?
How does China need to change its educational institutions and patent policies to help foster innovation?