Throughout the recession, Apple’s growth has brought hope to many; China’s creative class and human capital cannot catch up to the U.S.’; meanwhile, Western intervention in Afghanistan has obviously failed, but by how much? These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
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Why America Needs Apple
When it comes to the U.S. economy, Apple has been of the few bright spots lately, which has provided hope for many.
March Money Madness
This morning, after the ‘Cats were crowned the 2012 Division 1 men’s basketball champions and before the women’s championship game is played, it’s amazing how quickly the discussion has turned to money.
A Quantum Theory of Mitt Romney
The recent remark by Mitt Romney’s senior adviser Eric Fehrnstrom that upon clinching the Republican nomination Mr. Romney could change his political views “like an Etch A Sketch” has already become notorious.