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Forward

November 1, 2010

Tinkerers

Imagine a nation that has lost its ability and desire to make things...

Imagine a nation that has lost its ability and desire to make things…

September 1, 2010

Net Losses

A group of four senior economists evaluates 18 months of economic policy and finds it bad. Very bad.

Forward magazine has a tendency to posture as a know-it-all publication, as befits any serious business journal that purports to offer thought-leadership to its readers. But, occasionally, we are forced to acknowledge that others know more […] Read More

July 1, 2010

SUDDENLY LOW COST

Who'da thunk it? The U.S. becomes a low-cost producer.

Looking for the least-expensive place to make a stainless steel, anodized aluminum, high-end electronic parts or even Frisbees? Check out the United States.How about automated teller machines, earthmovers, ready-to-assemble home and office furniture, or water […] Read More

July 1, 2010

GENERAL AVIATION

Gradually Increasing Deliveries Will Offset Lower Use of Metals

Here’s a fact that’s surprising to the uninitiated: There are more general aviation business jets flying in the world (nearly 18,000) than there are commercial jet airliners (16,500). The peak year for the general aviation […] Read More

May 1, 2010

DEFENSE SPENDING

United States Navy—smaller ships on the horizon.

The bull run that characterized United States defense expenditures throughout the years of the Bush administration has come to an end—a victim of economic realities, the changed tempo of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and […] Read More