Critical infrastructures are the veins and arteries carrying the lifeblood of America’s economy and society. This infrastructure encompasses sectors as diverse as energy and health, finance and food, and internet too.
It is tempting to think that all the nation’s economic troubles – slow growth and high unemployment – can be traced to the financial crisis and the recession that started in 2007-2008. But this would be a mistake. Some of the challenges the country faces predate the financial crisis.
In the midst of the sturm und drang of the debt ceiling debate in Washington, Politico held a morning event this week looking at the “Jobs of the Future.” With panelists from the Obama administration, Congress, and acade
In case you haven’t noticed lately, America’s infrastructure could use a makeover. Many of the things that help this country “GO” – roads, bridges, utilities and more – are in poor shape and in many places, crumbling before our eyes.
Our politicians all seem to agree on at least one thing: There will be no recovery unless America gets back to work. But that’s often where the agreement ends. Once you move on to discuss how to get America back to work, opinions begin to diverge.