It’s no secret that America’s economy has continued to stagnate throughout Barack Obama’s tenure.
Despite the fact that the last recession officially ended almost five years ago in June 2009, U.S. economic growth has averaged just 2.1% since that time. That’s substantially below the 70-year postwar average of 3.1%.
One bright spot endures, however. Industries reliant upon intellectual property (IP) – the legal doctrine that protects inventors, creators, scientists and artists through copyright, patent and trademark laws – provide a notable…
"'The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice' is one of Obama’s favorite sayings. Ultimately, injustice and aggression don’t pay. ... The world is aflame and our leader is on the 14th green. The arc of history may indeed bend toward justice, Mr. President. But, as you say, the arc is long. The job of a leader is to shorten it, to intervene on behalf of 'the fierce…[more]