We’re playing around. None of the RSS / curation offerings are satisfactory.
Isolation of Elites.
Breakdown of Elite Consensus.
Weak or Inefficient Government.
Too Much or Too Little Bureaucracy. Culture of corruption in federal bureaucracy
Ego-Centric or Parochial Government.
Repression of Dissent.
Failure to Adapt.
Ineffective Tention Managment.
Failure to Examine False Premises.
External Control of Government.
Arbitrary or Excessive Government.
Failure to Respond to All Groups.
Garrison, Industrial, or Welfare State. Pentagon wants contractor to pick propaganda audiences
Concentration of Wealth.
Lack of Public Disclosure.
Loss of Economic Initiative.
Failure to Do Balanced Growth.
Breakdown of Fiscal, Monetary, Welfare Policies. US Fed ‘no authority’ over bitcoin
Failure to Deal with White Collar Crime.
Loss of Key Sectors to Foreign Providers.
Loss of Quality Control.
Lack of Economic Motivators. Income Inequality on US Campuses
Unstable Growth. US GDP cut to 2.4% as growth slows
Excessive Defense Spending. Poll: Divide on military spending
Loss of Authority.
Failure to Honor National Myth System.
Humiliation of Leaders. Walsh’s 1st Senate floor speech centers on debt, veterans, civil liberties
Loss of Confidence by Population.
Cynicism, Opportunism, Corruption. U.S. Attorney, FBI kick off public corruption hotline
Failure to Deal with Prejudice.
Desertion of Intellectuals.
Failure to Deal with Alienation.
Media (Self) Censorship.
Suppression of Intellectual Disourse.
Failure of Religion.
Cultural Pre-Disposition Toward Violence.
Acceptance of Media Distortions.
Failure to Embrace New Technologies.
Failure to Embrace New Groups. Most in US wouldn’t eject illegal immigrants; a minority would OK citizenship
Failure to Have a National Strategy.
Failure to Nurture Entrepreneurship. Make entrepreneurship a part of education
Failure to Franchise All Groups.
Failure to Develop National R&D. Kentucky Invests $3.7 Million to Support Research and Create Jobs
Failure to (Protect) Communications.
Failure to Control Police, Army (or CIA).
Failure to Employ Alpha Citizens.
Failure to Assess & Apply Technologies.
Excessive Urbanization or Pollution.