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James Pethokoukis: The Case for Techno-Optimism

James Pethokoukis: The Case for Techno-Optimism

Plus Coalitional Politics, The Roots of Growth, and Whether a "Tech Right" is Possible

James Pethokoukis is the author of The Conservative Futurist: How to Create the Sci-Fi World We Were Promised, and a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

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