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Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, June 29, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Getting It Wrong On Cell Phone Searches."

Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, June 29, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Getting It Wrong On Cell Phone Searches."

In the News

Building Coastal Resilience To Protect U.S. National Security

quoting Alice Hillvia New Security Beat
Thursday, June 28, 2018

As the Atlantic hurricane season kicks off this month, some coastal communities in the United States and small-island nations in the Caribbean are still recovering from last year’s record-breaking damage. At the same time, the heavy rains pounding the East Coast this week are part of a long-term trend towards more severe heavy rainfall events that have led to deadly floods and threaten critical U.S. military bases. 

Analysis and Commentary

Russia Does Far Worse Than Meddle In Our Elections — It Meddles In Our Science: Part II

by Henry I. Millervia Investors Business Daily
Thursday, June 28, 2018

In Part 1, I described the vendetta by the Russian government's propaganda apparatus against technologies like fracking and modern genetic engineering techniques applied to agriculture, and the aid the Russians receive from U.S.-based organic industry lobbyists and activists.

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America Can Ride The 21st Century’s Waves Of Change

by George P. Shultzvia The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The world is experiencing change of unprecedented velocity and scope. Governments everywhere must develop strategies to deal with this emerging new world. They should start by studying the forces of technology and demography that are creating it.

Analysis and Commentary

Is This Right On Global Warming?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Over at the Cato Institute’s blog, Cato at Liberty, climate scientist Patrick J. Michaels recently wrote: Even though this [the melting of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet] seemed like a very remote possibility, we can now confidently say that human-induced climate change cannot make it happen.

Interviews

Stanford Climate Expert Alice Hill Discusses Ways To Secure Communities And Military Installations In The Face Of Increasing Flooding

interview with Alice Hillvia Stanford News
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Alice Hill discusses issues related to rising seas as well as building US coastal resilience.

Analysis and Commentary

We’ve Failed To Secure Our Coasts — We Must Build Resilience Before It’s Too Late

by Alice Hill, Roger-Mark De Souza, Katharine J. Mach, Christopher B. Field, Meaghan E. Parkervia The Hill
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

As record-setting rains pummel South Texas and Ellicott City struggles to recover from another deadly flood, we are experiencing more reminders that the United States is facing more severe and frequent extreme weather events. Last year’s hurricane season was the most expensive season to date — and arguably one of the most deadly on record. In the eight months since Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria struck our shores, are our coastal areas better prepared for the coming storms?

Analysis and Commentary

Russia Does Far Worse Than Meddle In Our Elections — It Meddles In Our Science

by Henry I. Millervia Investors Business Daily
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

It's no secret that although the Internet has vastly improved our lives in many respects, it has downsides — less interpersonal interaction, more anonymous snarkiness, online harassment and even cyber-stalking. But arguably worst of all is the amount of purposeful disinformation — fake news — that is promulgated by special interests.

Analysis and Commentary

Crowdsourcing Request: Best Educational YouTube Channels For Kids

by Michael J. Petrillivia Ed Excellence
Monday, June 25, 2018

As a recovering Waldorf parent, I’ve long had a complicated relationship with screen time, but have come to see its benefits, especially if the focus is on quality over quantity. This has inspired me to publish lists of my favorite TV shows for young kids and for families; a compilation of educational videos; and a list of recommended apps. Now for the next frontier: YouTube.

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