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How Can You Live at the Airport – Rent Free!

The recent story about an individual living at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport, apparently within the Security areas, is extraordinary. It is not that unusual to have homeless people, or others who are stranded in their travels, that live for a few days at the airport, but it is rare for that to occur in… Continue Reading

Domestic terrorism, drones, and the decline of Western Democracy

Domestic terrorism is clearly on the rise. According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies[1], as of 2020, right-wing groups and individuals comprise the majority of domestic terrorism incidents, particularly between 2014 and 2020. The assault on the U.S. Capitol seems to be the watershed moment when everyone is now paying attention and demanding… Continue Reading

Is Generation Zoom Going to Learn Anything?

Is Generation Zoom Going to Learn Anything?

It’s official. Generation Z now stands for Generation Zoom. For nine months, we’ve talked online, taught online, and trained online. But is anybody learning anything, or are we just marking time? I recently conducted a very comprehensive straw poll. I asked my three kids if they’re learning anything. I have one in elementary school, one… Continue Reading

Message to the Aviation and Aerospace Science Graduating Class Fall 2020 – MSU Denver

A message from Jeffrey Price, professor MSU Denver and owner of Leading Edge Strategies, an aviation security and airport management training and consulting firm, shares a special message of hope to the 2020 graduating class of aviation and aerospace science. To the graduates of the Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science Fall of 2020. You’re… Continue Reading

A Few Good Minutes of Aviation Safety and Security News – Episode 5

On this episode, Jeff discusses imagining the unimaginable. As the airline industry rebounds after the pandemic, what will the industry look like? Tune in for this and more!   Transcript – Plus Bonus content! Imagine the Unimaginable  The key to overcoming video conferencing is in aviation’s future, not it’s past By Jeffrey C. Price Imagine… Continue Reading

The Next American Terrorist

History is repeating itself, but the future will be worse than we ever imagined. Some people believe the divisions in our country are so great, the results of the next election may lead to the next American Civil War. I don’t know what will happen after this election. All I know is the history of… Continue Reading

Don’t Lose Focus: how the pandemic threatens aviation security

Don’t Lose Focus: how the pandemic threatens aviation security

Is this real life? Or is it just dystopia?  When 9/11 happened, most of us couldn’t comprehend such a tragedy. Now, 19 years later, most of us live our pandemic lives every day, still unable to comprehend such a tragedy. Just how different are the two disasters when it comes to aviation? Think of the… Continue Reading

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