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The Second Twentieth Century: How the Information Revolution Shapes Business, States, and Nations

The Second Twentieth Century: How the Information Revolution Shapes Business, States, and Nations

by Jean-Jacques Rosavia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, October 27, 2006

The worldwide wave of democratization and the nearly total disappearance of communism at the end of the twentieth century were major economic and political changes of our time. These earth-shaking changes lead us to raise the question, Why now?

China’s Quest for Energy

by Heinrich Kreftvia Policy Review
Sunday, October 1, 2006

Resource diplomacy in a global market

Breaking the Oil Habit

by Steve Steinvia Policy Review
Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Setting a direction for energy independence

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Big Trouble on the High Seas

by James E. Fanellvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

China and Japan can't seem to stop sparring over disputed islands in the East China Sea—and the vast oil reserves underneath. By Jim Fanell.

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Chernobyl 20 Years Later

by David Sattervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

Twenty years after the Chernobyl catastrophe, Russia and Ukraine remain committed to nuclear power—and to dubious standards of construction and safety. By David Satter.

Why We Don't Need a Stiff New Tax on Oil

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

A steep increase in the oil tax would endanger our freedom, harm consumers, and stall the economy. And to what end? By David R. Henderson.

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Reefer Sanity

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

The FDA's rejection of medical marijuana was based on sound science, not politics. Will wonders never cease? By Henry I. Miller.

Jack Goldsmith

Who Controls the Internet? A conversation with Jack Goldsmith

via Defining Ideas
Saturday, July 1, 2006

The Internet is still relatively young, and its borderless nature raises some interesting legal questions. For example, French law forbids the trafficking of Nazi goods. Yahoo’s online auction site, based in California, includes Nazi memorabilia.

Scary Food

by Henry I. Miller, Gregory Conkovia Policy Review
Thursday, June 1, 2006

Fear of biotech may get you sick

Science and the Church

by Daniel Sullivanvia Policy Review
Wednesday, February 1, 2006

Daniel Sullivan on The Church and Galileo edited by Ernan McMullin


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.