Deaths of Despair

  In March of 2017 a landmark study was released connecting financial security and death rates in the United States. The information is sobering and should be the focus of policy changes at all levels of government.   A recent study by Princeton Professors Anne Case and Angus Deaton titled, “Mortality and morbidity in the… Continue reading Deaths of Despair

Creating Social Impact Through Giving

  Every day millions are helped to improve their lives due to the generosity of others. As a community we each have a stake in the success of every individual, every family. Many organizations that make massive positive contributions are struggling due to cutbacks in government supports. We as stakeholders in American society have a… Continue reading Creating Social Impact Through Giving

“Morning in America…”

I was driving into work today and a Chevy Volt sped by me. Yesterday a Fisker Karma was parked in front of my office. Last month Tesla started mass production of the Model3. Technology is bringing a renaissance to American manufacturing. New industries and new job descriptions are being created, even as “old economy” jobs… Continue reading “Morning in America…”

Productivity and Robots

  For decades the US economy has suffered from stagnant wages and stifled productivity. While the economy has grown in GDP since 1970 growing from $1 trillion to $18.5 trillion in 2016 the American worker has not enjoyed commensurate benefits. Wages have remained flat for decades.    In the past, studies have shown that part… Continue reading Productivity and Robots