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Is Innovation The Cure To America’s Ills?

Something that kept creeping up in President Barack Obama’s State of The Union address was the word ‘innovation’. Can the US “out-innovate” the rest of the world by simply increasing U.S. investment in research and development?

In response to the State of the Union address, The Economist created a unique and quirky video that combines charts and graphs to add important context to President Obama’s speech.

Check the video out below.


Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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