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~18 min read · 2019-10-08 · Mariana Mazzucato has demonstrated that the real driver of innovation isn't lone geniuses but state investment. Now she's working with the UK government, EU and UN to apply her moonshot approach to…
7 min read · 2020-04-10 · Over the past few days, I’ve been reading the major plans for what comes after social distancing. You can read them, too. There’s one from the right-leaning American Enterprise Institute, the left…
~15 min read · Jul 27th · A six-month wait for unemployment insurance. A paperwork nightmare over an insurance reimbursement. Drug tests for cash benefits. Why is there so much red tape in American life?
And very little attention is being paid to making things work for the neediest—people short on time, money, and mental bandwidth. The time tax needs to be measured. It needs to be managed. And it needs to end.
8 min read · Jul 28th · The tax-to-GDP ratio measures a country’s tax revenue, relative to the size of its economy (measured by its Gross Domestic Product, or GDP) A higher tax-to-GDP ratio means more money is going to gover
10 min read · Jul 29th · “Industrial policy,” an approach long criticized as inefficient, is being adopted by the U.S. and its allies to directly fund critical sectors such as semiconductors. One spur is the security gap…