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Jamil Jaffer On Data Privacy And The Future Of Tech Regulation

interview with Jamil Jaffervia Regulatory Transparency Project
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Jamil Jaffer discusses the economic, legal, and political consequences of what happened with Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, and what this could mean for companies that have built business models around the use of user data. 


Terry Anderson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Terry Andersonvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, June 9, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Terry Anderson discusses his CNN article "Sea level rise is pushing coastal property owners to move to higher ground."

Analysis and Commentary

How Republican John Cox Can Win California

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, June 8, 2018

One word: water. This bill [AB 1668] would require the State Water Resources Control Board, in coordination with the Department of Water Resources, to adopt long-term standards for the efficient use of water, as provided, and performance measures for commercial, industrial, and institutional water use on or before June 30, 2022.

Land, Labor and the Rule of Law

Friday, June 22, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Land, Labor, And The Rule Of Law" on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 9:45am - 4:30pm EST.

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California’s Solar Power Madness

by Lee Ohanianvia Defining Ideas
Friday, June 8, 2018

California’s unwise rush into renewables will raise building costs by about $30,000 per home.


New Hoover Press book examines technology and a ‘disrupted’ society

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Beyond Disruption: Technology’s Challenge to Governance, George P. Shultz, Jim Hoagland, and James Timbie present views from some of the country's top experts in the sciences, humanities, and military that scrutinize the rise of post-millennium technologies in today’s global society.


Strengths Become Vulnerabilities: How A Digital World Disadvantages The United States In Its International Relations

by Jack Goldsmith, Stuart Russellvia Lawfare Blog
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

We have a new essay in the Hoover Aegis series called “Strengths Become Vulnerabilities: How a Digital World Disadvantages the United States in its International Relations.”  It seeks to explain why the United States is struggling to deal with the “soft” cyber operations that have been so prevalent in recent years: cyberespionage and cybertheft, often followed by strategic publication; information operations and propaganda; and relatively low-level cyber disruptions such as denial-of-service and ransomware attacks. 


Talks At Google Featuring Niall Ferguson: "The Square And The Tower"

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Talks at Google
Monday, June 4, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson talks about the influence of social networks and new technologies throughout history.

Analysis and Commentary

When ‘Bioethics’ Is Not Ethical

by Henry I. Millervia Daily Caller
Monday, June 4, 2018

Is it possible that bioethics, which is “concerned with the ethics and philosophical implications of certain biological and medical procedures, technologies, and treatments” is sometimes more obstructionist than ethical?


Henry Miller On The Lars Larson National Podcast (46:19)

interview with Henry I. Millervia Lars Larson National Podcast
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses a possible bat-borne Nipah virus outbreak with 70% mortality rate. 


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.