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American Competitiveness

Contrary to Popular Opinion: America Doing Well (Relatively) Economically and Competitively

Frank Islam | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Frank Islam

So, the United States is in the toilet right? Wrong! When one looks at a variety of data sources, the United States appears to be doing well in relative terms both economically and competitively.

Innovation Requires Risk, but... Government Risk?

Joan Michelson | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business
Joan Michelson

The lesson that seems to be lost on Capitol Hill these days is that it's not about investing in winners. It's about hedging bets by investing in a number of innovative technologies knowing that some will thrive and others will lead to new ones that thrive.

How Lawyers Kill Business Deals

Dan Solin | Posted 02.12.2012 | Business
Dan Solin

As American companies struggle to compete, executives have to decide if they want their success to be determined by lawyers, or if they want to build long term relationships, using common sense and agreements fair to both sides.

U.S. Women's Soccer And The Problem Of American Exceptionalism

Rabbi Joshua Hess | Posted 09.16.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Hess

We have lost the joy that comes from challenging ourselves to compete, and from knowing that we have given our best effort, even if we didn't win.

The Return of Atlantis Prompted a Look at America's Future ... and I'm Very Troubled

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jeff Goldstein

Is this the grand vision for human spaceflight we embraced 40 years ago when we saw Armstrong and Aldrin walking on the Moon?