Author: Bill Roth
U.S. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are proposing a 20 percent tax on imported goods. They promise a border tax will return manufacturing jobs to America, but some remain unconvinced. 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth takes a closer look.
To say America is politically divided would be an understatement. But could our political climate threaten the American economy? 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth takes a closer look.
Future tech’s ability to win on cost is ending the Industrial Age. AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), solar, and batteries are combining to win a price war against coal, gasoline and natural gas. And human manual labor is being displaced by lower-cost smart machines. How can companies survive in this ever-changing environment?
Last week California’s Secretary of State qualified a ballot initiative that will allow Californians to vote on leaving the Union. Some in the Heartland may think they’re better off without the Golden State. But are they really?
Like the United States, the U.K. faces a childhood obesity epidemic. A third of U.K. children are either overweight or obese. But unlike the U.S., the U.K. government is putting policies into place to address the problem head-on.
Ford uses virtual reality to produce cars faster, cut costs and ease collaboration between co-workers. And a look inside its impressive VR program demonstrates this technology’s potential to shake things up in the 21st century.
Consumer electronics, connectivity, and the Internet of Things will reshape our cars and our relationship with transportation for decades to come.
With power shifts in Washington and misinformation spreading around climate change, it is gut-check time for corporate social responsibility and sustainability professionals. So, what goals should we set in Earth 2017?
Smart and clean technologies are on the cusp of disruptively reshaping our buildings, vehicles and businesses. This mega trend is the business opportunity of the 21st century.
Tis the season, and we all are buying gifts. The question is how to do so without saddling friends and families with returns, throwaway gift paper or mounds of fattening desserts. 3p’s Bill Roth rounds up a quick list of ideas.
The recent presidential election cemented the rise of fake news. While votes can swing on emotional appeal and wishful thinking, industrial growth and economic forces don’t.
This election has put a spotlight on rural voters. Exit polls have pointed to job loss and job erosion as being a driver behind their vote for change.
The issue is, can campaign promises of renegotiated trade deals and reduced regulation restore rural America’s jobs and economy?
We have a new president. Regulations will be changed, diminished or eliminated, but the green economy marches on. Coal is not coming back no matter how much president-elect Trump wishes it so. It can’t compete on price.