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How can we spread the innovation culture to old business?

Microsoft is buying, subject to regulatory approval, Activision Blizzard for $69 billion. The Internet of Things is white-hot and likely to remain so. If you want to whistle at that humongous sum for a company that makes games, you may have to add many octaves to the known musical ...

The new Electoral College: A move to a county-based system

With last year’s presidential election prompting legislative efforts to change state voting laws and the federal Electoral Count Act of 1887, the Electoral College is, once again, an issue of contention. This “blot on democracy,” as it has been called, was created by the Founders to ...

In US-EU agricultural battle, Biden follows in Trump’s footsteps

A year into his term, the fiction that Joe Biden would instantly undo Donald Trump’s impact on transatlantic relations has been exposed as just that. The past twelve months have instead demonstrated that Trump and Biden agree with each other – and disagree with Europe – more than either ...

How’s Joe Biden doing?

It’s been about a year since Joe Biden took office as President, and though it’s still too early to draw firm conclusions about his performance, it’s not too early to discern some trends. Especially in light of how Biden positioned himself in the 2020 campaign and, I believe, how he still ...

HOLY COW! HISTORY: History’s hottest feud – presidents and the press

Joe Biden was hardly the first president to call a reporter a “stupid SOB.” Though doing it on television (and in the East Room of the White House, no less) sets him apart from his predecessors. The relationship between chief executive and the presidential press corps has been rocky since ...

Why we need the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

It took the COVID-19 pandemic to remind the world of what we, as health care professionals, see in doctor’s offices and hospitals every day. Doctors and nurses need to be seen, heard, and cared for just like everyone else, and public investments are essential in protecting the well-being of ...