America: Moving Ahead (Tackling Tomorrow Today) by Arthur B. Shostak

By Arthur B. Shostak

Seventeen unique essays in regards to the subsequent ten years in paintings and careers at the family entrance, globalization, international coverage, and conflict and peace concerns at the in another country entrance.

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And the good news is that jobs here are often better paying and far more interesting than those we knew on the farms and the assembly line. CHANGES IN SCALE Because of this, the United States is relying more and more on smaller rather than larger companies. There is now one company for every seven workers. It is estimated that by 2020 there will be one company for every three workers. Ninety percent of the new “jobs” (work opportunities) are being created by companies with less than twenty workers, many of whom are not salaried and are part time or temporary (Pink, 39).

54 AMERICA: MOVING AHEAD 12 Clement Bezold, “Health Care Faces a Dose of Change,” The Futurist, April 1999, 30–33. org. See World Health Organization, The Global Burden of Disease, 1996. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS+ * How should current resources be invested: Research for the future or treatments for the present? * What is the “right” balance of private sector vs. government investment in these new technologies? * What should the government expect for its investments? * Why will globalization undermine universal health care?

In the United States, a Harvard Medical School study reports that 64 percent of medical schools now offer elective courses in complementary medicine. One in every three American adults uses chiropractic, acupuncture, and homeopathy treatments. Many patients judge conventional medicine as ineffectual, too costly, and/or too centered on curing ills rather than helping people maintain good health. These patients appreciate doctors who tend to spend greater amounts of time with them and who customize therapy.

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