China dominates our STEM graduate schools – a good way to steal American technology?

If you want to ruin America: Fill the nation to the brim with redundant flocks of lawyers, pencil-pushers, and political toads. Discourage your citizens from pursuing engineering graduate degrees. Encourage  your universities to favor communist students, instead of Americans. Allow your largest tech companies to hire their engineers from Communist regimes, who were educated here, … Continue reading China dominates our STEM graduate schools – a good way to steal American technology?

A little late, but Big Brother is now in charge!

Today marks the 72nd annual anniversary of the publication of 1984 by George Orwell. The story takes place in an imagined future, the year 1984, when much of the world has fallen victim to perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, historical negationism, and propaganda. Great Britain, known as Airstrip One, has become a province of a totalitarian … Continue reading A little late, but Big Brother is now in charge!

Foreign laboratories and factories dominate American drug market, while FDA flounders

If you thought the American people were the customers of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), you were wrong Human Drugs regulatory activities account for 33 percent of FDA’s budget; 65 percent of these activities are paid for by industry user fees, boasts the FDA website. No surprise: the 15,000 employees of the FDA … Continue reading Foreign laboratories and factories dominate American drug market, while FDA flounders