iOS app Android app

Creative Destruction

Parasites on the Republic

Bruce Fein | Posted 11.12.2016 | Politics
Bruce Fein

Parasites of the Republic abound. Their modus operandi is to hijack government for self-enrichment. They should be rebuffed and ostracized as if clo...

Universal Basic Income: Side Effect of the Tech Revolution?

Remy Raisner | Posted 10.31.2016 | Technology
Remy Raisner

One of the biggest challenges of the digital revolution lays in its ability to handle 'creative destruction', namely the losses of jobs created by tec...

Creative Destruction Redux

Francis Levy | Posted 04.22.2017 | Home
Francis Levy

Why are the presidential candidates employing such negative tactics and back biting and acting in such un-presidential ways?

A Future for Journalists and Journalism

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 06.01.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

There was a time when newspapers were the powerhouses of the media world -- and licenses to print money. No more. They have been destroyed by technology. That's how it happens.

Schumpeter, Pol Pot and The Grand Inquisitor

Francis Levy | Posted 05.12.2015 | Home
Francis Levy

Everyone has a Grand Inquisitor lurking inside them, in the form of a negative doppleganger or alter ego, the self-immolating spirit that casts doubt on every assertion of the life force.

Growth, Creative Destruction, and Relationships Continue to Challenge CEOs in 2015

David Nour | Posted 04.11.2015 | Business
David Nour

The recent CES Expo generated so much excitement about how technology is dramatically enhancing our lives that CEOs could be forgiven for thinking that their mission in 2015 will be entirely focused on innovating wearables and gadgets for the Internet of Things.

UN MDGs: The Making of a New World

Yen To | Posted 03.28.2015 | Impact
Yen To

In September 2000, 189 UN member states and more than 25 international organizations of public and private scope, committed themselves to the complex cause of extreme poverty reduction on a global scale.

Saving American Industry by Disrupting It

Pat Choate | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Pat Choate

The U.S. economy has lost more than a third of its industrial base over the past 20 years and with it more than six million good-paying jobs. This loss is the real cause of the rising economic inequality that now plagues our nation.

Lust for Life

Francis Levy | Posted 01.06.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

The striving to live, what George Bernard Shaw called "the life force," is not as obvious a drive as it might sound.

Climate Change Forcing Beverage Markets to Adapt

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.28.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Last month, the Seattle Times reported on a White House state dinner in honor of President Francois Hollande. The wines were chosen for being among th...

Spending Your Vacation Worried About Work?

Vanessa Andris | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business
Vanessa Andris

Finally, vacation time. Rest, relaxation... or time off when worries about work drive you even crazier than usual?

Private-Equity Executive: Romney's Candidacy 'Lacks All Credibility'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.25.2012 | Business

Just because Mitt Romney ran a private equity firm doesn't mean he's qualified to be president. That's what guys like Vice President Joe Biden and Los...

Changing Channels

Jacqueline Corbelli | Posted 08.18.2012 | Technology
Jacqueline Corbelli

It is how the greatest brands remain the greatest brands; they can not only withstand creative destruction, they thrive in it.

Mitt Romney Talking Points: A Private Equity Insider Offers Pointers

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

One private equity industry insider expressed displeasure with Mitt Romney's explanations so far in defense of his record at Bain Capital, which has c...

Private Equity Insider's Tip For Romney

Jon Ward | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

One private equity industry insider Thursday expressed displeasure with Mitt Romney's explanations so far in defense of his record at Bain Capital, wh...

Jon Ward

Romney Shies From Bain Debate | Jon Ward | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney refused to give the green light Wednesday to a full discussion of his career in private equity at Bain Capital. Time Mag...

Clinical Medicine, Capitalism and Creative Destruction

Bruce A. Barron | Posted 12.25.2011 | Business
Bruce A. Barron

The days are gone when a physician could move to a community, open an office, hire staff, and build a practice. It is much too complicated today.

America Needs a Department of "Creative Destruction"

Tom Hayes | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Tom Hayes

Rather than an "opportunity society," we need to create a more "opportunistic society," one smart and durable enough to weather change and focus on the future.

Understanding The Magician's Journey: Intuition As Spirit

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

Intuition represents the essence of our personal and collective identities and contains the spark of life energy that we often refer to as "spirit."

New Banks Needed

The 14th Banker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The 14th Banker

The piddling cost of bank resolutions is nothing compared to the destruction of value in a squeezed economy. We should fund up the FDIC and let the big banks trickle towards failure.

No Goldman at the End of the Rainbow?

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Sigman

We now know that Goldman and other huge banks made multiple billions by financing financing -- as opposed to financing companies.

How Steve Forbes Will Save Us

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

When I look at a downtown devastated by empty storefronts and For Sale signs, I see lost jobs, reduced property taxes, and deteriorating infrastructure. Steve Forbes sees the churning forces of the Free Market at work.

Round 2 -- The Transformation of the Media and Entertainment Landscape

Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler

The era of "creative destruction" in media and entertainment is best thought of as a round-robin boxing match.

Will We Let Detroit Go and the Recession Deepen Out of Disgust Over Financial Bailout?

David Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Paul

We have watched one bailout unfold, and we have not been impressed. We heeded the Wise Men, and now we feel violated. But how do we now hold failing auto companies to a higher standard?