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Trickle-Down Economics (and We Mean Trickle)

by Terry Anderson, Clay J. Landryvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2000

Thanks to government overregulation, the distribution of water in much of the United States is grossly inefficient. Hoover fellow Terry L. Anderson and Clay J. Landry offer a plan that would lead to more efficient water use, discourage wasteful overconsumption, and lessen the impact of droughts.

Global Food Fight

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2000

With concern over genetically altered food already at levels of near hysteria in Europe, the anti-biotechnology lobby is now focusing its campaign of disinformation on the United States. Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller explains why we have nothing to fear from high-tech food.

Public Policy and the Internet: Privacy, Taxes, and Contract

via Books by Hoover Fellows
Saturday, January 1, 2000

This book presents the initial findings that framed early discussions on Internet public policy and outlines proposals that should guide policymaking in the future. In addition, Cronin, McLure, and Radin's viewpoints show that the future of e-commerce has as much to do with how policy issues are resolved as with how technological challenges are overcome.

The Greening of U.S. Foreign Policy

via Books by Hoover Fellows
Saturday, January 1, 2000

In 1996 the U.S. government announced an increased emphasis on environmental issues in its foreign affairs. Since then "green" foreign policy has become a threat to national sovereignty without improving environmental quality. This collection of essays takes a hard look at how environmental concerns have come to help determine U.S. foreign policy—and the dangers that this poses.

To America's Health: A Proposal to Reform the Food and Drug Administration

by Henry I. Millervia Books by Hoover Fellows
Saturday, January 1, 2000

A government monopoly over drug regulation is not sacrosanct. This hard-hitting book describes the current regulation of drugs by the FDA and proposes a model for fundamental, yet workable, reform—including an innovative proposal for drug testing and certification review.

Political Environmentalism: Going behind the Green Curtain

via Books by Hoover Fellows
Saturday, January 1, 2000

Documenting a range of examples, Anderson and his contributors boldly confront specific environmental laws, asking whether they were motivated by environmental or strictly political concerns, whether they are cost-effective, and whether they generate effective or perverse results.

Stealing Secrets, Then and Now

by Edward Tellervia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

In the wake of reports of Chinese nuclear espionage, Hoover fellow Edward Teller draws on his own experience to argue that there is one sure way to protect American technology from foreign spies: develop new technology.

Al Gore: A Case Study

by Robert Zelnickvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

In dealing with the Champion Paper plant on the Pigeon River in North Carolina, Al Gore faced a choice: please a group of environmentalists or save 1,300 jobs. Guess what he decided. By Hoover media fellow Bob Zelnick.

Cancer Risk Analysis: New Science and Old Politics

by S. Fred Singervia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

New breakthroughs have produced a method of testing for carcinogens that is as much as 100,000 times more sensitive than the techniques currently in use. Now the EPA faces a choice. It can embrace the new method, permitting scientists to determine the levels at which chemicals or radiation are safe. Or it can let politicians and environmental activists determine those levels. By Hoover fellow S. Fred Singer.

Farmers: Beware Drought, Pestilence, and the EPA

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

On the one hand, the federal government provides farmers with subsidies worth billions every year. On the other, it imposes arcane, burdensome regulations on the development of new crops, costing farmers billions every year. Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller explains how the government giveth and the government taketh away.

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