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In the News

A Two-Phase Transition To Icann Would Be Ideal

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The New York Times
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Once America ends its trustee role over Internet governance, there won’t be any going back. That should concern everyone, because we’re not ready for the transition. All we can say for certain is that foreign governments will gain influence.

In the News

Policy Change Begins With Education

featuring William J. Perry, James Goodby, George P. Shultzvia The William J. Perry Project
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

I have dedicated the balance of my life to educating the public about the dangers of nuclear weapons because I believe they pose one of the greatest existential threats to humanity we have ever faced.

In the News

Americans Don't Buy Snowden The Hero

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Commentary
Monday, September 26, 2016

The Kremlin thinks everyone should see Oliver Stone’s adulatory bio-pic Snowden. “[It has] a brilliant script,” said Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, “and, what is most important, it is nearly a documentary. This is an excellent opportunity for everyone to learn what actually happened. It’s a must-see.”


Richard Epstein: Why Obamacare Is Collapsing and He's Not Voting For Trump, Hillary, Or Johnson

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Reason
Friday, September 23, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein talks about he collapse of the Obamacare exchanges; why cigarette companies don't owe smokers a dime; the recent legal campaign against Exxon Mobile related to global warming; Obama's dismal record; where the U.S. went wrong in Iraq; why he thinks Gary Johnson is a weak candidate; Hillary Clinton's criminal offenses; whether he favors Hillary or Trump; and why he's planning to sit out this election.

In the News

Government Lawyers Don’t Understand The Internet. That’s A Problem.

quoting Amy Zegart, Hoover Institutionvia The Washington Post
Friday, September 23, 2016

The law isn't keeping up with technology.

In the News

Snowden's Moment Of Reckoning

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia US News and World Report
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Does Edward Snowden deserve a presidential pardon? Depends on whom you ask.


A Hard Rain Is Going To Fall

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, September 22, 2016

World events seem relatively calm, but repeated appeasement has built up pressure across the globe, and someone has to be there when crisis erupts.

In the News

Environmentalism — The Religion Where The Elders Are Politicians And The Priests Are Scientists

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia Personal Liberty
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Last week I wrote Part I of a two-part series titled: The climate change boondoggle. Now I will demonstrate that environmentalism is like a religion. Understanding this will explain the blind loyalty of the Greens and their grandiose claims about man-made global warming.

Analysis and Commentary

Mark Bittman's Factually Challenged Column On GMOs In The New York Times

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Mark Bittman, the former New York Times food writer and food company executive manqué, is baaaaack–with a Times op-ed titled,“GMO Labeling Law Could Stir a Revolution.” And although he’s now an outside contributor, the editors and fact-checkers at the paper seem to have given him a bye.

Thomas Sowell

Q&A Episode 77: Thomas Sowell At The Keyboard, Taking Requests

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Ricochet
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell talks about trade, immigration, China, environmentalism, education, and a few other things.


Research Teams

The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.