ISSUE – Mar. 12 | For the U.S. to stay on top, we can’t just keep funding innovation in Silicon Valley and New York

The digital boom has helped the United States maintain its status — for now — as the world’s political and economic leader. But it has also increasingly created a divide within the U.S. — one of the themes that led to Donald Trump’s election as president.

“This issue of people feeling left behind — it’s not just a feeling,” says Steve Case, the internet pioneer who was AOL’s long-time CEO and now runs investment firm Revolution. “They have been left behind.” [ Re/code ]