Blogs & Op-eds

October 25, 2018
Continued research and development remain central to solving challenges such as global warming, cancer, better transportation and housing, and improved security. They are also critical to creating high-paying middle-class jobs writes Joe Kennedy in Innovation Files.
October 25, 2018
In an explainer for RealClearPolicy, Alan McQuinn defines data privacy, explains the U.S. approach to data privacy in the private sector, and outlines policy goals Congress should consider.
October 24, 2018
Despite our best efforts, the world may not be able to reduce carbon pollution fast enough to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.
October 12, 2018
In a letter to the editor for the Springfield Republican, Rob Atkinson explains why a vehicle miles traveled tax makes sense for Massachusetts.
October 12, 2018
Congress has taken proactive steps for both drones and supersonic flight with the FAA Reauthorization Act, enabling these U.S. industries to remain competitive and aerospace innovation to proceed apace writes Alan McQuinn in Innovation Files.
October 10, 2018
As Rob Atkinson and Michael Lind write for Bloomberg, progressives should abandon their battle against big companies like Amazon and push Congress to pass a higher national minimum wage that applies to all employers.
October 9, 2018
In a book review for the New York Journal of Books, Rob Atkinson points to where “AI-Superpowers” offers informative analysis about the state of artificial intelligence and where it wrongly fans the fears of technology.
October 1, 2018
States should ensure e-government services are available to all by making their websites more accessible for people with disabilities, Daniel Castro writes for Government Technology.
September 25, 2018
A federal investigation into social media companies would be inappropriate, undermine the free speech rights of tech platforms, and ultimately do a disservice to consumers, Daniel Castro and Michael McLaughlin write in an op-ed for USA Today.
September 24, 2018
Much of what people assume to be true about big business is completely wrong. Rob Atkinson and Michael Lind cover five of the most egregious examples in this Innovation Files post.

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