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J.P. Donlon
J.P. Donlon is Editor Emeritus of Chief Executive magazine.

CEO Red Alert: Millennials Prefer Socialism to Capitalism

If the victory of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire’s primary election showed anything, it revealed that 83% of voters aged 18-29 voted for the 74-year old democratic socialist. These voters represented one-fifth of the electorate. The only age segment Hillary Clinton won were people 65 and older.

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THORNS AND ROSES: Infrastructure Inefficiencies and Sunset Provisions

THORNS: Infrastructure Inefficiencies Delays in approving infrastructure projects cost the nation more than twice what it would cost to actually fix the infrastructure, according to a new report released by Common Good, a nonpartisan government reform coalition. Approvals can take a decade or longer, and a six-year delay in starting construction on public projects costs over $3.7 trillion, including the costs of prolonged inefficiencies and ...

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Thorns and Roses: The EPA and Bernie Sanders

THORNS Tarred by a Brush With Toxicity The Environmental Protection Agency spilled 3 million gallons of toxic sludge into a tributory of the Animas River in Colorado. The stinky yellow flume of old mine waste—rife with cancer-causing mercury and arsenic—threatens to pollute the drinking and recreational water of three states. Had a private oil company acted so incompetently and negligently, it would have been fined billions of dollars ...

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