By Linda Weiss
For greater than part a century, the USA has led the realm in constructing significant applied sciences that force the fashionable economic climate and underpin its prosperity. In America, Inc., Linda Weiss attributes the U.S. ability for transformative innovation to the power of its nationwide protection kingdom, a fancy of corporations, courses, and hybrid preparations that has built round the establishment of everlasting protection preparedness and the pursuit of technological supremacy. She examines how that advanced emerged and the way it has developed in accordance with altering geopolitical threats and family political constraints, from the chilly struggle interval to the post-9/11 era.
Weiss specializes in state-funded enterprise capital cash, new types of know-how procurement via protection and security-related corporations, and innovation in robotics, nanotechnology, and renewable strength because the Nineteen Eighties. Weiss argues that the nationwide safeguard kingdom has been the crucible for step forward ideas, a catalyst for entrepreneurship and the formation of recent corporations, and a collaborative community coordinator for private-sector projects. Her ebook appraises power myths concerning the military-commercial dating on the middle of the nationwide protection kingdom. Weiss additionally discusses the consequences for figuring out U.S. capitalism, the yank country, and the way forward for American primacy as financialized enterprises curtail funding in production and innovation.
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