Category Archives: Game Changer

The 2016 US Election


Winners and losers are only separated by a thin line. Many people have crossed that line, some more than once. Thomas Edison once said, ”I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Most people don’t have … Continue reading

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The German Solar Effort


Although not known for its sunny weather, Germany initiated the world’s solar revolution about 20 years ago with a vision that other countries would later follow. The goal is to increase the share of all renewable sources in German electricity … Continue reading

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Rape of the Middle Class


The decline of the American middle class has been happening since the 1980’s. If you are younger than 40 years, you probably do not notice it that much. Let me recount what I have experienced. To begin, what do I … Continue reading

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American Exceptionalism


Many people talk about American exceptionalism. Let me try to figure out what this perception really means. To begin with, each country is unique to a certain extent. What makes a nation exceptional has something to do with its history, … Continue reading

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Technological Change


Technological change is the fundamental driving force that shapes history. It has a dynamics of its own due to human curiosity about the world and the rest of the universe. Since humans cannot be stopped from being curious, the advancement … Continue reading

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Message and Messenger


Despite all the fuss about the characters of both candidates during the 2016 American presidential election, the result clearly demonstrates the deciding factor of an election — the message and the messenger. An election is about connecting with the people … Continue reading

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Think, Democrats, Think!


Being a Republican turned Democrat, I wish to offer some reasons for our 2016 presidential defeat. I proceed from the premise that if a student blames her math teacher for her failure, that student will never learn math. It’s always … Continue reading

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