Issues

July 20, 2012
Americans face a choice as a country: we can either keep focusing on maximizing present consumption, especially by older people, or we can focus on maximizing production so we can afford the critical investments in innovation.

July 20, 2012
Recent move by the Chinese city of Xinyu could be a harbinger of things to come unless strong action is taken.

July 19, 2012
Despite its efficacy, the United States continues to fall behind other nations in the generosity of its R&D tax incentive.

July 19, 2012
The federal government should support the designation of a core of approximately 20 leading “manufacturing universities.”

July 18, 2012
The results of a bipartisan survey show support for a national manufacturing strategy.

July 18, 2012
Renewed discussion of a national carbon tax is incomplete without considering how to spur innovation.

July 18, 2012
Company’s halting of thin-film solar manufacturing and return to tech development is very revealing.

July 17, 2012
American manufacturing has performed palpably worse than many of its major peer competitors and it's time to wake up to the realities others have claimed are exaggerated.

July 13, 2012
A five point framework for government agencies when making decisions about using taxpayer funds to support individual firms.

July 13, 2012
New ARPA-E grants for natural gas vehicle technology development are both welcome and revealing