America has always been the giant in the global economy. But may be losing its lead because it's not protecting its intellectual property. Our guest, political economist Pat Choate, says America needs to act now against pirates to protect its economic future.
Pat Choate, he is a political economist. His new book is "Hot Property: The Stealing of Ideas in an Age of Globalization. " He is also co-author, with Ross Perot, of "Save Your Job, Save Our Country: Why Nafta Must Be Stopped--Now!" He was Ross Perot's vice presidential running mate in 1996.
This program aired on July 21, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.