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Business Must Step Up to Solve the Budget Challenge

Gary Shapiro | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Time is running out on the United States as the world's economic leader. That's why we need a business-led grand plan.

Three Things Obama Can Do to Win Re-Election

Gary Shapiro | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

For the coming campaign, he should switch out Vice President Biden with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

New York Times Must Come Clean on Faulty Issa Story

Gary Shapiro | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

The New York Times front page featured a menacing headline, "A Businessman in Congress Helps His District and Himself." However, key facts in the story are inaccurate and the headline crumbles without these facts.

To Cut the Debt, Time to End Drug Companies' Blank Check

Gary Shapiro | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

U.S. drug companies often create miracle drugs and they deserve to be rewarded, but we must not let drug companies' financial needs overtake common sense.

Enough Already!

Gary Shapiro | Posted 09.30.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Enough already! Americans want our political leaders to stop fighting and cut a debt limit deal. While Americans are concerned about jobs, our leaders...

The Spectrum "Crunch" Bar

Mike Smith | Posted 07.19.2011 | Technology
Mike Smith

A Brookings Institution report says 99% of smartphones will have WiFi capability within the next two years. Goodbye TV? In South Korea 23 million people use digital mobile broadcast. They watch content and TV programs on smartphones.

From Japan to the Deficit, President Obama's Listless Leadership

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

I don't deny Obama his right to golf, pick NCAA winners and focus his weekend radio address on gender inequality, but his detachment seems misplaced in light of the triple tragedy in Japan.

CES: Summit for Innovation and Economic Comeback

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

This week, the International CES is underway in Las Vegas, showcasing the newest innovations in consumer electronics. The tradeshow will host more ...

Deficit Tests Our Democracy

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

After a disaster we look back to see what we should have done differently. The Challenger retrospect revealed a flawed launch decision process. The fa...

Video: Speaking with Jason Oxman at the CES NY Press Preview

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is one of the oldest trade shows in the country, and I had the opportunity recently to speak with Jason Oxman of CEA, which produces the annual tech event.

Those Who Cannot Innovate, Regulate: Old Media's Twisted Logic

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gary Shapiro

Should we protect old media by hindering market competition? Of course not. But try telling that to the National Association of Broadcasters and the Recording Industry Association of America.

An Interview With Beverly Ingle of the Colorado Education Association

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Thielen

How well does our K-12 system serve poor children?

Will Colorado Move to the Head of the Class?

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Thielen

I sat down with Senator Mike Johnston to get his take on Senate Bill 191, the Tenure Reform Bill.

Prematurely Tying Performance to Teacher Retention Hurts Kids

Joel Judd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Joel Judd

The goal is to improve our children's education. I embrace both that goal and the many paths that lead to it. I won't substitute a slogan for a solution and have voted no on SB 191.

Gut-Check Time

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

By tomorrow, we will know whether Colorado lawmakers, particularly Democrats, mustered the will and courage to pass one of the most significant pieces of education legislation in years.

President Obama, Free the Panama and Colombia Trade Agreements!

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Nations that trade do not go to war with each other. Yet, we appear to have entered the most protectionist American period of the modern era.

How Union Pensions Will Challenge Our Economy, And Other Reasons to Avoid Card Check

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Our nation will soon be hit by another economic tsunami. Behind the union bankrolling of the 2008 elections are union pension obligations that will ba...

State of the Union: Ask Us, Mr. President

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Americans are not dumb, but we have been delusional. Now we know the party is ending. This is when great leadership is needed.

Bravo, Tom Friedman: More Stimulation, Less Stimulus, and How CEA Is Building an Innovation Movement

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

We have a tendency to think of innovation as a natural outgrowth of innate American ingenuity, rather than the result of a social and economic environment that has been carefully constructed.

Must Dissent = Disloyalty?

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

Massachusetts's election of a Republican U.S. Senator on Tuesday night should give us pause. It should also give us hope that Americans are not sold on the extreme take-it or leave-it solutions from either political party.

Dear FCC, Please Don't Let Hollywood Break My TV

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

The MPAA is back -- this time, before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) -- asking permission to disable lawfully purchased HDTV-capable TVs.

What Are the CES 2010 Expectations?

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

One of the most interesting technologies that might dominate CES is 3D television. Sony and Panasonic appear to be the main players in this space.

CES -- Greener Low-Cost Gadgets May Prove to Be High Impact

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Attendees at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show toyed with gadgets for the environmentally inclined. This year's CES featured a few small devices that could be high impact in terms of powering other products.

Innovation in America: An Autobahn, or a Suburban Street With Speed Bumps?

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

My fear is that my son's future won't include the rapid pace of innovation that we have enjoyed in recent years. What if decades roll by and innovation stands still?

A Holiday Wish List That No One Should Fulfill

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Here are the "top ten" things our government could do in 2010 to reverse our nascent economic recovery. Of course, it shouldn't do any of these things - but its record causes me grave concern.