Funding Innovation: Government Investment vs. the Free Market



From the telegraph to the airplane to the internet, America has long been a wellspring of innovation. But, for over 200 years, one investor in particular has funded trillions of dollars in defense, manufacturing and biotech projects: The US government.  Coming up, we’ll look at the government’s role in industry, and talk with a guest who proposes a New American System.


  • Jim Manzi, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Founder and Chairman of Applied Predictive Technologies
  • Stan Veuger, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute
  • Simon Tripp, Senior Director of the Battelle Memorial Institute’s Technology Partnership Practice

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