On its present course, the US faces a world of rising new countries that will compete with it ever more fiecely as its own power is declining. In order to slow and improve this steady leakage of power, the US must change course internationally, economically and domestically. It must also restructure to remain the world's most competitive economy. And it must address quality of life issues and fairness at home. But American politics is broken -- competing forces and interests have led to stasis. With change so tough, where now for a country where the middle classes are suffering as they have never suffered before, the pensions crisis is growing, the deficit out of sight, and radicalism waiting in the wings?this is it: whatever jobs the United States is able to create are in the least efficient parts of the economy, the types that neither computers, nor China, have yet ... On the one hand there are the top 10 percent who continue to do well. ... call center workers, IT help deskers, skin care specialists, auto-repair workers, nutritionists, and dental assistants. ... In contrast to Washingtona#39;s continued love affair with agriculture, which retains many of the subsidies from the 1930s when dust storms anbsp;...
|Title||:||Time To Start Thinking|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2012-04-03|