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.
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. Editorial: Take care when cutting U.S. military capability
Concentration of Wealth. The way forward: Tax and spend
Lack of Public Disclosure.
Loss of Economic Initiative. 10 States Where Income Inequality Has Soared
Failure to Do Balanced Growth.
Breakdown of Fiscal, Monetary, Welfare Policies. ‘Improving fiscal management’
Failure to Deal with White Collar Crime.
Loss of Key Sectors to Foreign Providers.
Loss of Quality Control.
Lack of Economic Motivators.
Unstable Growth. U.S. Growth at End of 2013 Is Revised Downward
Excessive Defense Spending.
Loss of Authority. US has no moral authority to lecture Uganda on gay rights
Failure to Honor National Myth System.
Humiliation of Leaders. Clinton documents reveal 1990s White House strategy on health care overhaul _ and Mrs. Clinton
Loss of Confidence by Population.
Cynicism, Opportunism, Corruption. Smidgen of Corruption in Christine O’Donnell IRS Case
Failure to Deal with Prejudice. Texas Republican Endorses Shooting Illegal Immigrants and Using Racial Slurs
Desertion of Intellectuals.
Failure to Deal with Alienation.
Media (Self) Censorship.
Suppression of Intellectual Disourse. Academic censorship through social exclusion [from Australia but this happens in the USA all the time]
Failure of Religion.
Cultural Pre-Disposition Toward Violence.
Acceptance of Media Distortions. Thanking Wieseltier, Shavit wants to save young American Jews who’ve been ‘exposed to anti-Israel propaganda
Failure to Embrace New Technologies.
Failure to Embrace New Groups.
Failure to Have a National Strategy.
Failure to Nurture Entrepreneurship. Alumnus Bharat Desai donates $1 million to IIT-B for dynamic entrepreneurship centre
Failure to Franchise All Groups. This Week in Civil Liberties (02/28/2014)
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.