Rethinking America

What is the Real Base of US Global Power?

The U.S. is a global leader in a large measure because of its prowess in science and technology.

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Takeaways


  • Trump’s deliberate mishandling of science is nothing short of a disaster for his country.
  • Global competition in innovation is intense, because everyone in the world realizes that those who control technology own the future.
  • Renewable energy, which will be the source of jobs and economic growth in the future, is already a reality in the EU, but still in its infancy in the US.

Trump’s deliberate mishandling of science is nothing short of a disaster for his country. The United States of America is a global leader in a large measure because of its prowess in science and technology.

Global competition in innovation is intense, because everyone in the world realizes that those who control technology own the future.

Thanks to climate change denial in the United States which, to be fair, predated Trump, the country has already fallen behind China in electric vehicle technology.

Renewable energy, which will be the source of jobs and economic growth in the future, is already a reality in the EU, but still in its infancy in the United States.

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About Alexei Bayer

Alexei Bayer is a Senior Editor at The Globalist, based in New York. [United States]

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