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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.

The Dream Team

Lolly Daskal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Lolly Daskal

He was a retired jockey, an old soul who was deeply passionate about his sport. She was a horse trainer who came to the edge of death, but never let go of her dream. Then there was the horse who brought together the soul of his jockey and the heart of his trainer.

The Bottom Line

T. Berry Brazelton, MD | Posted 12.26.2012 | Parents
T. Berry Brazelton, MD

How our nation treats its children reflects our societal values. Children can't vote. They depend on us -- parents, grandparents, pediatricians, teachers, and other child health advocates and professionals, to do right by them.

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.

I Spy Occupy

Alison Craiglow Hockenberry | Posted 12.28.2011 | Technology
Alison Craiglow Hockenberry

Big business has long employed social media monitoring companies to track and analyze the "chatter" about their products and brands. This infrastructure is a natural tool for confronting the Occupy Wall Street movement.

It's Time to Stop Lying to Students and Parents and Raise Our Educational Standards

Craig R. Barrett | Posted 09.04.2011 | Education
Craig R. Barrett

It's time to use honest assessments and do the hard work of getting more of our students to clear the bar. Together, we can stop the race to the bottom for American students.

Inventing Green

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan A. Schein

The Patent Office's decision to fast-track 'green' technology patent applications could help revive one of the most fundamental aspects of American society -- our speed of innovation.

Outsourcing: You Get What You Pay For

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Alderman

When a business transfers important control to someone else's hands on the other side of the planet, bad things happen, they say -- like compliance and fraud issues.