[Subscription Required] Start with a three-part quiz: Which British royal was sent to a hellish boarding school in Scotland, with instructions from his father to the headmaster that the boy’s life be made as tough as possible? Which royal hurled herself down a flight of stairs (in the early stages of pregnancy) in a bid to capture her husband’s attention? Which had a great-grandmother who was a long-term mistress of her present husband’s great-great-grandfather?
Hoover Institution fellow Amy Zegart discusses how everything from global conflicts and terrorist actions, to hackers and even individual Twitter users can impact our lives and organizations like never before.
President Trump has often criticized what he considers to be excessively high drug prices, castigating drug companies and accusing them of “getting away with murder.” He was scheduled to give a major speech on April 26 about initiatives intended to lower prescription drug prices, but it has been postponed until today.
American politics has become significantly more polarized and contentious over the past three decades. At the level of elected officials, the political parties are so far apart on most issues that gridlock and inaction have replaced bargaining and compromise as standard practice.
Since the early years of this century, political commentators have told the American public that the country is coming apart. Although survey data indicates that majorities of the American public believe such claims, a sober look at the data reveals a more complex picture.
Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice says integrity is important to being a great leader. Rice says great leaders are also visionaries who see the world as it should be rather than how it is. Great leaders have humility while arrogance and hubris are recipes for disaster.