Thomas Jefferson, portrayed by Bill Barker of Monticello, speaks during a civics event at the U.S. Chamber Foundation in Washington, D.C.
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On November 7, 2019, Monticello’s Thomas Jefferson joined the Chamber Foundation for a forum to discuss the state of civic knowledge, civic engagement, and civil discourse in America. This is an excerpt from his remarks to the audience.

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Imagine the ability to cool a vehicle, home, or building without the need for manmade refrigerants. Consider further that this environmental magic is achieved through the molecular processing of water as a refrigerant in an efficient and economical closed-loop system.

Korean Peninsula at night from space
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A strong business community matters to the nation because the private sector produces the goods, services, and jobs that society needs to survive and thrive, individually and collectively. Moreover, the private sector-led economic activity provides the revenue to fund the public sector in its vital role in the country.  
Thomas Jefferson, portrayed by Bill Barker of Monticello, speaks during a civics event at the U.S. Chamber Foundation in Washington, D.C.
© Photo by Ian Wagreich / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

George Washington once described “the education of our youth in the science of government” as one of the most important priorities for the young republic. 

The Geostrategic Imperative for American Leadership on 5G
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Revolutionary capabilities that 5G will generate promise to change the course of human development. Pairing ultra-high capacity and speed with ultra-low latency means that entire industries could be reshaped as we adapt to a world in which digital commands and responses occur almost simultaneously.
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Rarely a day passes that news coverage fails to reference “5G”. Headlines handicap the domestic and international race to deploy 5G. National security experts warn of significant national security vulnerabilities created by Chinese-made 5G equipment. Commentators marvel at 5G’s promise to spawn new industries and drive life-changing innovation.

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