Trends Issue 065 – September 2008

The Dysfunctional American Family

While the EU, Russia, and Japan are shrinking, the United States is still growing. Part of that growth is coming from...

The Dysfunctional American Family
published on: Sep 15, 2008

The $100 Genome

A decade ago, the Human Genome Project decoded the complete genetic code of a human being over a period of 13 years at...

The $100 Genome
published on: Sep 15, 2008

The Pre-Fab Building Boom

For decades, pre-fab building technology has played an important, but peripheral, role in commercial and residential...

The Pre-Fab Building Boom
published on: Sep 15, 2008

The Changing Realities of Food, Energ...

The population control movement was driven by a fundamental misunderstanding of how technology could -- and would --...

The Changing Realities of Food, Energy, Affluence, and Quality of Life
published on: Sep 15, 2008

The Globalization Imperative

Technology, demography, and attitudes are converging to make globalization the cornerstone of economic well-being in...

The Globalization Imperative
published on: Sep 15, 2008

The Economy of the Living Dead

How did we get on the trajectory to demographic oblivion? An intellectual elite assumed that central planners could...

The Economy of the Living Dead
published on: Sep 15, 2008

A Fatal Misconception

There’s no better example of what happens when ideologues try to tamper with normal market forces than the coming...

A Fatal Misconception
published on: Sep 15, 2008