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In the News

The Ugly—Part Two

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, March 26, 2009

After outlining some “bad” trends—the conservative abandonment of budgetary restraint, the new liberal-Wall-Street nexus, the rise of therapeutic excuse-making for substandard behavior—I now offer three “ugly” trends...

In the News

Green Unemployment

with Thomas Gale Moorevia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, March 25, 2009

From IBD yesterday: CO2 Rules: The Anti-Stimulus...

In the News

CO2 Rules: The Anti-Stimulus

with Thomas Gale Moorevia Investor's Business Daily
Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Climate Change: The EPA has prepared a finding for review that global warming is a public health threat, the first step toward regulating the American economy down to your lawn mower...

In the News

Match Making through the Internet

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, March 22, 2009

The Internet has produced revolutions in many kinds of behavior, such as greatly reducing the advantages from reading newspapers, but one of the most important is in providing easy access to various kinds of social interactions...

In the News

Recession Killing Obama Climate Plan

with Gary S. Beckervia US News and World Report
Friday, March 20, 2009

Congress is trying to fast track healthcare reform...

Analysis and Commentary

No Stimulus to Smarter Regulation

by Henry I. Millervia National Review
Thursday, March 19, 2009

Federal regulation imposes staggering costs on the economy — costs that dwarf even the massive “economic stimulus” package signed by the president: about $1.1 trillion annually (as of 2005)...

Analysis and Commentary

Bad Bugs From Overuse Of Drugs

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Thursday, March 19, 2009

The misery of a bad head cold is something that most of us have experienced...

Analysis and Commentary

Politicians, celebrities flaunt scientific illiteracy

by Henry I. Millervia Orange County Register
Sunday, March 15, 2009

Deciding how to vote in the November election was excruciatingly difficult: I was so put off by the pronouncements on scientific issues by Barack Obama, John McCain and Sarah Palin that, in the end, I didn't vote for a candidate for president...

Analysis and Commentary

The wrong way to fix the FDA

by Henry I. Millervia Guardian (UK)
Sunday, March 15, 2009

The one thing everyone in Washington seems to agree on these days is that the food and drug administration is in trouble and needs major "change"...

In the News

Consumers Can Still Spot Value in a Crisis

with Paul M. Romervia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Consumers get no respect -- we value thrift and deplore the spending that supposedly undermines the investment necessary for our long-run prosperity...


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.