Our ability to compete in a global economy, attract the world’s brightest workers and nurture a functional political system is slipping.
This weakness is now at a point where it threatens to erode the pillars upon which America’s national security rests.
America’s competitiveness is now a matter of national security.
We need to acknowledge that current policies and objectives in the public and private sector, taken together, dangerously undercut America’s current and future global position through instability, inefficiency and risk.
America’s political and business leaders must understand that improving our nation’s competitiveness is an urgent priority with much higher stakes than is acknowledged today.