Issues

June 28, 2013
In an #EnergyChat with TheEnergyCollective.com’s Jesse Jenkins, ITIF Senior Analyst Matthew Stepp discusses the major elements of the President’s Climate Change speech and proposed climate strategy.

June 28, 2013
Sequestered BLS statistical series gets picked up by the private sector.

June 28, 2013
In an #EnergyChat with TheEnergyCollective.com’s Jesse Jenkins, ITIF Senior Analyst Matthew Stepp discusses the major elements of the President’s Climate Change speech and proposed climate strategy.

June 28, 2013
Washington’s approach to energy policy is at odds with reality and needs to address the fact that real clean energy breakthroughs require investment in innovation.

June 28, 2013
Europe has a truth in advertising problem: SamKnows says DSL users in the UK get 44.7% of advertised speed during peak hours, and users in France only get 40.4%.

June 28, 2013
The removal of Bangladesh’s GSP benefits for labor rights violations has unexpected implications for innovation mercantilism.

June 27, 2013
While everyone has an opinion on the subject of compulsory licensing, few actually understand its process and implications.

June 27, 2013
Secretary of State John Kerry and the Obama administration need to properly address India's mercantilist trade policies.

June 27, 2013
The House Appropriations Energy and Water subcommittee voted last week to slash funding for key energy innovation programs at the Department of Energy for FY2014.

June 26, 2013
The Internet provides a powerful platform for individuals to engage in free speech, but some extremists regularly go online, often anonymously, to spread bigotry, engage in cyber-bullying, and encourage violence. In their new book, Viral Hate: Containing Its Spread on the Internet, Abraham Foxman and Christopher Wolf argue that online hate speech is a serious threat that needs to be addressed and discuss the merits of a range of responses including through the law, counter-speech, and intervention by intermediaries.