Issues

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

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

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
The FCC should not extend its authority to regulate the software installed on mobile devices.

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

July 12, 2012
Creating a Morrill Act for the 21st century could solve some of the critical deficits in U.S. manufacturing sector and STEM fields.

July 10, 2012
The reported FTC/Google privacy settlement should remind regulators about the impact of fining companies for innocent mistakes that do not result in consumer harm.

July 10, 2012
Telecommuting and other ICT-enabled activities can help significantly reduce carbon emissions.

July 9, 2012
Based on ITIF’s reports, the unfortunate unemployment in life science and STEM fields has to do with inattention to public policies to keep the U.S. at the cutting edge of innovation.