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Interviews

Scott Atlas: What Does The Science Really Say About Reopening Schools?

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Saturday, March 27, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses what the science says about reopening schools.

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Scott Atlas: WH Task Force Doctor Says These 2 Lessons From COVID Lockdowns 'SHOCKED ME'

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Glenn Beck
Friday, March 26, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas talks about why the COVID lockdowns were not only ineffective but ‘disastrous’ and ‘harmful' as well.

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Dr. Scott Atlas Explains Why California’s Tiered Reopening System Is Flawed

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia KUSI
Monday, March 22, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas explains why Gavin Newsom’s tiered reopening system has no science behind it. Atlas also compares the data from various states and asserts that it proves that the lockdowns were not effective.

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Scott Atlas: Gov. Ron DeSantis Hosts Roundtable Discussion On Public Health

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia WPTV
Thursday, March 18, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas joins Governor Ron DeSantis and a team of medical professionals for a roundtable discussion about public health. Atlas notes that the goal of policy is not to stop all spread of COVID-19 to asymptomatic or very low-risk individuals, the goal is to protect the vulnerable.

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Scott Atlas: Return To Normal Can't Be Based On 'Zero Risk' From Covid

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses Fauci's latest pandemic guidance and notes that returning to normal cannot be based on zero risk.

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Dr. Scott Atlas Says Florida Did Better Than California In Combatting Latest Virus Surge

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia KUSI
Monday, March 8, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas compares the COVID spread in Florida to California, and their drastically different approaches to the virus.

Analysis and Commentary

Scott Atlas: The Last Word

by Scott W. Atlasvia Stanford Review
Sunday, March 7, 2021

It is always a great pleasure, and an important part of my job, to speak to students. It is essential for students to hear ideas from many sources, especially ideas they may not agree with. That is a key part of learning how to think critically – and critical thinking is the most important lesson to learn in college, in my opinion.

Analysis and Commentary

Science, Politics, And COVID: Will Truth Prevail?

by Scott W. Atlasvia Patriot Post
Saturday, March 6, 2021

Our republic will not survive unless more people begin to step up in defense of freedom of thought and speech.

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Scott W. Atlas Receives Hillsdale College Freedom Leadership Award

featuring Scott W. Atlasvia Hillsdale College
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

President Larry P. Arnn presented the Freedom Leadership Award, Hillsdale College’s highest honor, to Hoover Institution Fellow Scott W. Atlas at a National Leadership Seminar on February 18, 2021, in Phoenix, Arizona. The College’s Board of Trustees conferred the award on Dr. Atlas “in recognition of his dedication to individual freedom and the free society.” Past recipients of the award include Margaret Thatcher, Clarence Thomas, Edwin Meese, Jeane Kirkpatrick, and Rush Limbaugh.

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Dr. Scott Atlas Slams 'Ludicrous' In-Person Safety Measures For Public Schools: 'We Are Off The Rails'

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Monday, February 15, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses why children should be back in school and learning.

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Keith and Jan Hurlbut Senior Fellow | Director of Research
Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

Hoover Institution Press Today Releases Book Highlighting a Market-Based Alternative to ObamaCare Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: Five Steps to a Better Health Care System (2nd ed.)

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Stanford

In this second edition of Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise, the authors offer market-based reform alternatives to ObamaCare—the health care reform proposed in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in 2010.

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Eight Questions You Should Ask about Our Health Care System (Even if the Answers Make You Sick), by Charles E. Phelps.

Hoover Institution Press Releases Book Examining the Economic Issues Surrounding the U.S. Health Care System

Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Stanford

Hoover Institution Press today released Eight Questions You Should Ask about Our Health Care System (Even if the Answers Make You Sick), a book by Charles E. Phelps.

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Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security and Health Care Reform

Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security and Health Care Reform by George P. Shultz and John B. Shoven

Monday, July 21, 2008
Stanford

A former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and an eminent economist, both Hoover Institution fellows, tackle the biggest social issue of our time in the book Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security and Health Care Reform (W.W. Norton, 2008).

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The Working Group on Health Care Policy aims to devise public policies that enable more Americans to get better value for their health care dollar and foster appropriate innovations that will extend and improve life.

Key principles to guide the group's policy formation include focusing on the central role of individual choice and competitive markets in financing and delivering health services, individual responsibility for health behaviors and decisions, and appropriate guidelines for government intervention in health care markets.