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Greg Autry
Greg Autry is as an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship with the The Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He serves as Senior Economist with the American Jobs Alliance and with the Coalition for a Prosperous America and is the co-author of Death by China. He writes and speaks on economics, China, Space, investing, and business strategy. Greg can be found at: and on Facebook.

Entries by Greg Autry

Tiananmen, Kissinger, Alibaba and the 40 Million Thieves

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 2:47 PM


Twenty-five years ago -- June 4, 1989 -- China's People's Liberation Army gunned down thousands of defenseless civilians gathered for peaceful protest in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Heading the advice of conflicted China experts, including Henry Kissinger and other "friends of China,"...

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The Gravitas of Commercial Spacecraft

(2) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 10:25 AM


The new film Gravity has rightly garnered a great deal of praise for its spectacular special effects and for Sandra Bullock's gripping portrayal of ill-fated Mission Specialist, Dr. Ryan Stone. The movie has also become the target of much techno-grumbling in the...

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The Cold War Returns to Space

(14) Comments | Posted August 29, 2013 | 5:23 PM

While trouble brews with Moscow over Snowden and Syria, a curious aspect of domestic space policy threatens to undermine America's tough stance and makes supporting American entrepreneurship in space a national security priority. On Tuesday, Russian media reported that Moscow is "reconsidering the role...

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No Jobs, Party on Wall Street!

(25) Comments | Posted August 6, 2013 | 2:53 PM


This week's job numbers came in weak , economic growth is "tepid," U.S. factory orders disappointed, and the stock market had another record close. There was a time, when stock prices and corporate performance were tightly...

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Free China

(42) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 1:50 PM

June 4, is the 24th anniversary of the slaughter of 3,000 unarmed student protestors in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. On Thursday, June 6, the President of the United States will be schmoozing the ideological heir to this massacre at the ultra-swank Sunnylands resort near Palm Springs California....

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End Budget Conflict Via Balanced Trade

(1) Comments | Posted March 12, 2013 | 3:59 PM

While the tax or slash battle rages on in Washington it would be a really good time to consider an alternative to this vicious cycle: halt the wealth transfer machine we call "trade policy." A business that runs 30 years of losses has to cover the shortfalls eventually. Our long...

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China Hacking: A 21st Century Act of War

(67) Comments | Posted March 3, 2013 | 2:08 PM

A brilliant report recently issued by security firm Mandiant clearly identified a high-powered unit of the Chinese Army as the source of the most persistent cyber-attacks against American firms. While the full cost of these attacks may never be calculated the evidence against People's Liberation Army...

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Wal-Mart 'Jump Start' Is an Admission There Is a Problem

(8) Comments | Posted January 17, 2013 | 3:26 PM

Wal-Mart, the retail leader in the outsourcing American jobs, has clearly been feeling the pressure of the growing Made in USA movement. Today, the Arkansas based firm announced a "jump start" plan that promises it will buy more American goods -- $50 billion over 10 years. Wal-Mart also...

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An Eyes Wide Open Look at U.S. Manufacturing

(12) Comments | Posted December 31, 2012 | 10:35 AM

"The fate of the U.S. economy will be decided in the next four to five years. The question is: Do we continue on the course to becoming a third-world country, importing finished goods and exporting raw materials, or will we rebuild our manufacturing base and once again become the premier...

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