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Adam White On Google

interview with Adam J. Whitevia Armstrong and Getty
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White discusses his New Atlantis article, and says it's about time that we have a national conversation about the influence Google has on our lives.

Analysis and Commentary

Buying Organic? You’re Getting Ripped Off

by Henry I. Millervia Daily Caller
Thursday, August 30, 2018

False and misleading advertising by the organic agriculture and food industries is out of control and sowing consumer fear, confusion and mistrust.

Analysis and Commentary

Ohio Can Play Offense With The AI Revolution By Investing In Quality Education

by Eric Hanushekvia
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

All states today worry about the coming of the machines - the artificial intelligence revolution. Ohio more than most other states has already seen much of the potential for automation changing the face of employment. The answer for the future is investing in "automation insurance" - quality education.

Analysis and Commentary

Feds Battle Opioid Abuse With A Circular Firing Squad

by Henry I. Miller, Josh Bloomvia Daily Caller
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

In her classic treatise on blunders in public policy, Barbara Tuchman famously wrote: Mankind, it seems, makes a poorer performance of government than of almost any other human activity. In this sphere, wisdom, which may be defined as the exercise of judgment acting on experience, common sense and available information, is less operative and more frustrated than it should be.

In the News

New Orleans, Chinese Officials Announce International Investigation Into Fentanyl Ring

quoting Markos Kounalakisvia The New Orleans Advocate
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

For years, U.S. officials have complained that Chinese laboratories are a major source of illicit fentanyl, the potent opioid that has driven a stunning increase in overdose deaths on this side of the Pacific.


Carbon Taxes: The Most Efficient Way To Reduce Emissions

by George P. Shultzvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

A revenue neutral carbon tax would automatically encourage consumers and producers to shift toward energy sources that emit less carbon.

Analysis and Commentary

EU Court Falls Short On Both Logic And The Law

by Henry I. Miller, Drew L. Kershenvia Investors Business Daily
Monday, August 27, 2018

"The law is an ass" is an observation made popular by Charles Dickens in "Oliver Twist" (1838). Never was it more true 180 years later, when, on July 25, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that the modern techniques of genetic breeding of crops and animals are subject to the EU regulations that govern so-called "GMOs," genetically modified organisms.


Rethinking Policy Education: The Summer Policy Boot Camp

Friday, August 24, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

At the Hoover Institution, the Summer Policy Boot Camp reflects a major rethinking about how to train people to become successful policy leaders. While students may learn about policy issues and analysis in the classroom, some Stanford scholars say that they do not always develop the skills needed after college to deliver policy results in the real world.


Henry Miller On The John Batchelor Show

by John Batchelor interview with Henry I. Millervia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses his Wall Street Journal article "The Organic Industry Is Lying to You."

Analysis and Commentary

Decrypting The Compelled Decryption Fight Over Facebook Messenger

by John Villasenorvia Forbes
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

On August 17, Reuters reported that in a court case proceeding under seal in California, the “U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect’s voice conversations in a criminal probe.” This immediately calls to mind the 2016 court battle between the government and Apple over access to data on the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers.


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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.

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