We’re playing around. None of the RSS / curation offerings are satisfactory.
Inadequate Intelligence. NSA reform advocates oppose White House proposal to hand data to FBI
Isolation of Elites. Outgoing NSA chief Keith Alexander signals openness to surveillance reform
Breakdown of Elite Consensus. Scramble for Cuba begins with shifts among US ruling elite
Weak or Inefficient Government.
Too Much or Too Little Bureaucracy.
Ego-Centric or Parochial Government.
Elite Intransigence. The Efficacy of Combative Resistance
Repression of Dissent. Venezuela Calls U.S. and Canada More Repressive
Failure to Adapt. 5 things retail earnings tell us about the rest of the year
Ineffective Tension Managment. US STOCKS-Futures fall on Ukraine tension ahead of Yellen comments
Failure to Examine False Premises. Creating a Pedagogy in Common: Excerpt From “Toward a New Common School Movement”
External Control of Government.
Arbitrary or Excessive Government.
Failure to Respond to All Groups. Mexico Criticizes U.S. Deportation Policy
Garrison, Industrial, or Welfare State. US/NATO plans to control and dominate space – Bruce Gagnon
Concentration of Wealth. Wealth And Income Disparity, Not So Much In Consumption Patterns
Lack of Public Disclosure. Close the account on Swiss secrecy
Loss of Economic Initiative. Gov. Jindal stands by harsh criticism of Obama, declares United States doesn’t ‘have a king’
Failure to Do Balanced Growth. Growth Uncertainties Leave Markets Flat
Breakdown of Fiscal, Monetary, Welfare Policies. Who Benefits From The Welfare System, WalMart Or The Workers?
Insufficient Mobility. The myth of upward mobility
Failure to Deal with White Collar Crime. Why Is the Justice Department More Concerned with Respecting Swiss Laws Than Enforcing Our Own?
Loss of Key Sectors to Foreign Providers.
Loss of Quality Control.
Status Discrepancies. Obama adviser: Charges of class warfare are ‘hyperventilation’ by the rich
Lack of Economic Motivators.
Unstable Growth. IMF study finds inequality is damaging to economic growth
Excessive Defense Spending. Amnesty International to US, EU: Suspend all arms transfers to Israel
Conflicting Myths. 5 economic myths that just won’t die
Inadequate Socialization. Ted Bunch, Activist on Ending Violence Against Women, Comes to UMass
Loss of Authority. Senate panel kills measure that challenged federal authority
Failure to Honor National Myth System.
Humiliation of Leaders. United States must learn from Afghanistan failure
Loss of Confidence by Population.
Cynicism, Opportunism, Corruption. Five San Fran Cops Indicted for Rights, Corruption Violations
Failure to Deal with Prejudice. Arizona legislature emanates ignorance, prejudice
Desertion of Intellectuals.
Failure to Deal with Alienation. ALLARD: Alienating those who defend us
Media (Self) Censorship. US court orders Google to remove Innocence of Muslims film from YouTube
Suppression of Intellectual Disourse.
Failure of Religion. So-Called Religious Liberty Bills Pervert our First Amendment
Cultural Pre-Disposition Toward Violence. The US Has No Legitimacy on Venezuela
Acceptance of Media Distortions. Stanford University Welcomes Chinese Regime’s Propaganda
Failure to Embrace New Technologies. Jean Lievens: 21 Technologies That Will Decentralize the World
Failure to Embrace New Groups. New Report Finds U.S. Hispanic Population Grew Sixfold Since 1970 To More Than 53 Million
Failure to Have a National Strategy. NSA director calls for stronger strategy to deter cyberattacks
Failure to Nurture Entrepreneurship. Kauffman CEO champions 3-prong plan for entrepreneurship
Failure to Franchise All Groups. US ranks low in first-ever global index of LGBT inclusion in armed forces
Failure to Develop National R&D. Tesla Motors Inc’s plans for massive US$5B battery ‘gigafactory’ could spark bidding war as 6,500 jobs up for grabs
Failure to (Protect) Communications. Equating Civil Liberties with Privacy
Failure to Control Police, Army (or CIA). California Town Shaken as Police Officers Arrested
Failure to Employ Alpha Citizens.
Failure to Assess & Apply Technologies. UPDATE 1-State Department acted properly on Keystone -U.S. report
Excessive Urbanization or Pollution.