As Americans endure one of the deepest and longest recessions in our nation’s history, the Republican Party’s top priority is getting America back to work. The light at the end of this dark financial tunnel is that our highly-trained, skilled workforce is our greatest asset and is ready and able to bring prosperity back to our economy. But our workforce needs political leadership that will:
· Rebuilding our country’s economy and creating jobs has never been more important, and voters are now looking to the Republican Party to make sure that happens with sound economic policies.
“It’s our generation that is witnessing the end of Western predominance. The average American used to be more than 20 times richer than the average Chinese. Now it’s just 5 times, and soon it will be 2.5 times.” - Niall Ferguson
Over the past few centuries, Western cultures have been very good at creating general prosperity for themselves. Historian Niall Ferguson asks: Why the West, and less so the rest? He suggests half a dozen big ideas from Western culture -- call them the 6 killer apps -- that promote wealth, stability and innovation. And in this new century, he says, these apps are all shareable.
History is a curious thing, and Niall Ferguson investigates not only what happened but why.
Please enjoy this eye-opening TED video: