Category Archives: Thought-Provoking Analysis

Russian Warning Signals

David Murrin of Global Forecaster – Russia: The need for Rapprochement with the West highlighted the critical and vulnerable economic phase Russia is now entering and the importance with which any sign of aggression should be considered as a warning sign … Continue reading

Posted in David Murrin, Russia, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, war

The Top 20 Reasons Startups Fail

Research Briefs from CB Insights – From lack of product-market fit to disharmony on the team, we break down the top 20 reasons for startup failure by analyzing 101 startup failure post-mortems. Continue…

Posted in Big Data, Business, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Do we now know exactly how Donald Trump is going to try to get reelected?

Chris Cillizza of CNN – During Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night, President Donald Trump’s campaign launched a seven-figure national ad buy — a 30-second commercial touting his first-term accomplishments on terrorism, the economy and immigration. But … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Baseball, Donald Trump, Impeachment, Politcal Consulting, Republicans, strategy, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

America’s last slave ship could offer a case for reparations

Alabama steamship owner Timothy Meaher financed the last slave vessel that brought African captives to the United States, and he came out of the Civil War a wealthy man. His descendants, with land worth millions, are still part of Mobile … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Reflecting a demographic shift, 109 U.S. counties have become majority nonwhite since 2000

Jens Manuel Krogstad of Pew Research – In the United States, the white share of the population is declining as Hispanic, Asian and black populations grow. But the shift to a more diverse nation is happening more quickly in some … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States