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What If The US Wasn’t First & Best At Absolutely Everything

It is obvious that there are things that isn't best at, but it always surprises me when there is something in technology or where we are badly lagging.

When Nirvikar Jain writes “In India, sending this money would have been as simple as sending a text. . . .” I don't doubt him, but somehow I am surprised and confused.

It's different than when I think about how far behind we are in health, education, and social services in comparison with the Nordic county. With that, I am just sad and hopeless

I grew up viewing America as the exporter of ideas and innovation

What would it mean if started to think of ourselves as (at least a selective) importer of good ideas?

Written by Russell Brand

Entrepreneur in residence at Founder Institute, he has mentored, performed due diligence on and invested in numerous early stage companies. Hundreds of these early stage companies have described Russell’s insights and advice as the most useful thing in the history of their companies. He has always had an inborn ability to find more valuable uses of new ideas and faster ways to achieve results.


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