A new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation analyzes the US labor market from 1850 to the present and finds that we are in an era of unprecedented calm. And that's not good.
The dominant economic model of the West for the past seven decades faces challenges from both the left and the right. Will the neoliberal narrative be replaced by one that aims to create more than just market value?
As more media outlets fall under the control of a shrinking number of private owners, opportunities for ordinary people around the globe to participate and produce media are under threat.
Many observers see the rise in right-wing populism as a backlash against three decades of neoliberalism, but is racist, chauvinistic, nationalism, the only coherent response?
Illogical thinking about jobs – and the misguided policies that stem from it – stand in the way of focusing on America's most pressing economic problem: our slowest-ever growth in productivity.
To win back Trump voters, Democrats should jettison so-called middle-out economics, and instead embrace a philosophy of growth.
Before we overhaul the Endangered Species Act, we should better understand what it means to deliberately allow a species to go extinct.
Inviting foreign students to study in the United States doesn't just create jobs, it also brings in perspectives that can help the United States solve complex global challenges.
To improve US industries' ability to compete abroad, the Trump administration will have to do more than promote low-wage domestic manufacturing jobs.
Factories, mines, printing press buildings, bakeries, and other icons of 20th century industrial activity are now being adapted to the information age.
The idea that the state should provide all of its citizens with money to sustain a basic cost of living has gained traction across the political spectrum. Will it soon break into the mainstream?
Connect, a service that helps people of different ideological, socioeconomic, or demographic backgrounds, arrange face-to-face meetings.
Online news outlets and social networks share responsibility for letting hateful messages fester in their comment spaces, contributing to further degenerating our politics.
Women pose for photographers on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse race in Ascot, England, on June 20.
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have expressed support for more federal spending on infrastructure, but merely repairing roads and bridges won't fix America's productivity problem.
America's sluggish economic growth over the last decade. To fix this, we must make productivity increases the central goal of US economic policy.
Stagnationists tend to underestimate the growth potential of information technology, while the techno-utopians overestimate it.
Opinion: Washington policy elites need to get beyond thinking of the debate as one of unrestrained global trade versus stubborn protectionism.
Signing trade agreements is not enough. Only with a robust national competitiveness agenda will America continue to lead in the global trading system.
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Big innovations often require big investments. But as private funds target quicker pay outs and public money dries up, who will finance the next life-changing breakthrough?
Government policies shouldn't shy away from investments in technological innovation, new equipment, labor skills, and infrastructure in order to increase productivity.
Facebook? Twitter? Meh. Modern teens are opting out of the online public square.
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