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April 11, 2014 |

How US, NATO Can Best Counter Putin's Russia

September 18, 2012 | Foreign Policy

In Sickness and in Health

May 8, 2011 | Becker-Posner Blog

Yes, the Earth Will Have Ample Resources for 10 Billion People

World population grew by almost 300% during the twentieth century; over the same time period, world per capita incomes grew by about 400%...
March 20, 2011 | Guardian (UK)

How we engineered the food crisis

Thanks to dysfunctional regulation of genetic engineering and misguided biofuels policy, the world's poorest are going hungry...
November 18, 2010 | Orange County Register

Cutting the FDA fat

Finally, there seems to be sentiment in Washington for actually reducing government spending – and there's plenty to cut...
November 16, 2010 | Project Syndicate

The Diarrhea Pioneers

On top of the devastation caused in Haiti by the January earthquake, Hurricane Tomas this month, and the subsequent dislocations, exposure, and malnutrition, the country is now experiencing an accelerating cholera outbreak...
October 14, 2010 | Daily Caller (DC)

Golden opportunity, red tape

The hundreds of journalists and pundits rhapsodizing about the rescue of the Chilean miners might want to give some thought to the preventable, ongoing disaster of vitamin A deficiency that is making millions of lives so miserable — and short...
May 3, 2010 | Miami Herald

DDT can stymie malaria-carrying mosquitoes in Haiti

Poor tropical countries like Haiti where malaria is endemic desperately need cheap, effective control of mosquitoes. Instead of continuing the politically correct stigmatization of DDT, United Nations agencies and NGOs such as the Red Cross should be rushing supplies of it to Haiti...

January 1, 2010 | Gm Crops (Landes Bioscience Journals)

The UN’s water torture

The UN’s attempts to attain and maintain international peace and comity too often degenerate into exercises in ineffective, politicized, lowest-common-denominator diplomacy, but a worse menace is its ambition to become the regulator of many products and activities, including chemicals and biotechnology. . . .

September 21, 2008 | Orange County Register

West Nile: Where's the DDT?

West Nile virus has hit California particularly hard this year, causing at least 155 serious illnesses – more than twice as many as in any other state – and three deaths...