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Analysis and Commentary

Biotech's defining moments

by Henry I. Millervia Trends in Biotechnology
Monday, January 1, 2007

Twenty years ago, the then-FDA Commissioner Frank Young and I began a Wall Street Journal opinion–editorial thus..

In the News

Atherton jumps on the green wagon

with Terry M. Moevia San Mateo County Times
Sunday, December 24, 2006

The luxurious homes are already tucked under a canopy of trees, but town leaders want Atherton to become greener...

In the News

Too Many Regulations Harm Drug Industry, Opinion Piece States

with Richard A. Epsteinvia
Friday, December 22, 2006

Critics of the pharmaceutical industry "are absolutely wrong to portray the nation's big drug companies as heartless, avaricious behemoths that act in whatever manner they choose and always get their way," Richard Epstein, a professor of law at the University of Chicago and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, writes in a Los Angeles Times opinion piece...

Analysis and Commentary

The myth of the big bad drug companies

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, December 22, 2006

The pharmaceutical industry is getting bad press...

Analysis and Commentary

Mistaken Medication: A Hard Pill To Swallow

by Henry I. Millervia
Wednesday, December 20, 2006

My recent article about defective consumer products and the vagaries of customer service elicited a flurry of responses...

In the News

Tech industry has ulterior motive regarding H-1B visas

with Milton Friedmanvia
Tuesday, December 19, 2006

The technology industry has dispatched its fat-wallet lobbyists to demand that the new Congress vastly increase the number of foreign computer software techies and engineers who can be imported on H-1B visas..

In the News

EU Ban on Biotech Crops Illegal, Rules WTO

with Henry I. Millervia Hawaii Reporter
Sunday, December 17, 2006

The European Union (EU) had no scientific basis for imposing a moratorium on genetically modified crops, and therefore the ban is illegal, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled on September 29...

In the News

GOP misses chance to reshape environmental laws

with Terry Andersonvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, December 15, 2006

If ever there was a Congress in which Republicans were positioned to remake the nation's environmental laws, it was the 109th...

Analysis and Commentary

Pew's New Biotech Report Misses the Mark

by Henry I. Millervia American
Tuesday, December 12, 2006

There exists a constant tension between the development of innovative, valuable new technologies and activists opposed to them...

In the News

Lobbying and the Way the World Works

with Milton Friedmanvia US News and World Report
Monday, December 11, 2006

Dairy Industry Crushed Innovator Who Bested Price-Control System...


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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.

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.