The Profit-Motive Didn’t Create The James Webb Space Telescope

By Dave Lindorff, This Can't Be Happening!. -

We have two examples of economic systems and of individual scientific workers and business people doing what they do that offer a instructive illustrations of why the US is so screwed up, and why [...]

The US Patent System: Out Of Step With The Times

By Shobita Parthasarathy, -

By Shobita Parthasarathy in The Conversation - This year, July 31 marks the 225th anniversary of the first patent issued in the United States. Though the American patent system was designed [...]