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Sunrise or Sunset? The Future of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Sunrise or Sunset? The Future of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act" on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 12:00pm - 5:30pm EST.

Analysis and Commentary

Solar Power: Lots Of Jobs Per KWH Is Bad, Not Good

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, May 22, 2017

Creating jobs is not the same as creating wealth.


Why ‘Net Neutrality’ Drives The Left Crazy

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, May 19, 2017

The FCC’s new chairman on his plan to reopen the internet to competition—and the agitators picketing his family home.

Analysis and Commentary

Biodefense: Coordinating Our Response To Deadly Disease

by Alice Hillvia Lawfare
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ninety-nine years ago, on March 11, 1918, mess cook Albert Gitchell reported sick to the camp infirmary in Fort Riley, Kansas. By noon, over 100 soldiers were hospitalized. Soldiers began to die. By the end of April, two-thirds of the main Army camps were suffering from the influenza epidemic.

In the News

The Economic Impact Of AI

featuring John B. Taylorvia Stanford Political Union
Monday, May 22, 2017

How will AI automation affect the economy? Do we face a future of fewer jobs and increased inequality, or cheap goods and free time? Come hear Andrew Ng, director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab and founder of Coursera, and Hoover Senior Fellow John Taylor discuss the future impact of AI on the economy.

Analysis and Commentary

Is Mankiw's $2.10 Optimal Gas Tax Correct?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

In Sunday's post, I noted an important deficiency in Greg Mankiw's treatment of negative externalities and stated that this matters for his treatment of gasoline taxes. Here's why.


Michael Petrilli: In Praise Of Ed Tech

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses the most promising developments in ed tech. 

Analysis and Commentary

Promote Health By Not Defending The E-Cigarette Ban

by Jeff Stier, Henry I. Millervia National Review
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Trump administration should no longer defend FDA’s indefensible vaping ban.

Analysis and Commentary

A Least Worst Option On North Korea

by Stephen D. Krasnervia Lawfare
Monday, May 15, 2017

Kim Jong-un’s quest for nuclear weapons and inter-continental missiles is rational. The ability to strike American allies, South Korea and Japan, and even the United States itself with nuclear weapons is the most obvious deterrent against any effort to end his regime.

In the News

Rising Conservative Voices Call For Climate Change Action

quoting George P. Shultzvia PBS
Sunday, May 14, 2017

In the rising Eco-Right movement, you could say these are the Eco-Righteous.


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.