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. Fugitive and whistleblower Edward Snowden to speak from Russia at SXSW
Failure to Adapt.
Ineffective Tension Managment.
Failure to Examine False Premises.
External Control of Government.
Arbitrary or Excessive Government. Why are we such wimps?
Failure to Respond to All Groups. Hillary Clinton makes pitch for inclusion and equality
Garrison, Industrial, or Welfare State.
Concentration of Wealth.
Lack of Public Disclosure.
Loss of Economic Initiative.
Failure to Do Balanced Growth. Don’t take faster US growth for granted, former Treasury chief says
Breakdown of Fiscal, Monetary, Welfare Policies.
Failure to Deal with White Collar Crime. United States: White Collar Roundup – March 2014
Loss of Key Sectors to Foreign Providers.
Loss of Quality Control.
Status Discrepancies. Crackdown Proposed to Prevent Illegal Immigrants From Obtaining Medicare
Lack of Economic Motivators. Zuckerman: Income Inequality Isn’t the Problem, Income Inadequacy Is
Excessive Defense Spending. Budget plan: Pentagon panics over possibly losing tech edge to Russia, China
Loss of Authority.
Failure to Honor National Myth System.
Humiliation of Leaders.
Loss of Confidence by Population.
Cynicism, Opportunism, Corruption. US Probing Citigroup’s BSA Compliance
Failure to Deal with Prejudice.
Desertion of Intellectuals.
Failure to Deal with Alienation.
Media (Self) Censorship. US media escalates propaganda offensive on Ukraine
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.
Failure to Have a National Strategy. US travel and tourism industry shatters export record in 2013
Failure to Nurture Entrepreneurship. Blackstone Foundation Announces Campus Entrepreneurship Program “Blackstone LaunchPad” in Los Angeles area
Failure to Franchise All Groups.
Failure to Develop National R&D. Computing a Winner, Fusion a Loser in U.S. Science Budget
Failure to (Protect) Communications.
Failure to Control Police, Army (or CIA). Selfridge A-10 Fight Is Really About Protecting Macomb’s Military-Industrial Complex
Failure to Employ Alpha Citizens.
Failure to Assess & Apply Technologies.
Excessive Urbanization or Pollution.