Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist, insists that we humans must face the truth about ourselves—no matter how good it might be. An interview with Peter Robinson.
The Hoover Institution hosted its annual Board of Overseers’ summer meeting during July 10–12, 2012.
The program began on Tuesday evening with two dinner presentations hosted by John Raisian. Hoover fellows Daniel Kessler and Michael McConnell discussed “Health Care and the Constitution,” with McConnell beginning by speaking to the current health care situation as affected by the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act and explained the difference between mandates enforced by a penalty versus a tax. Kessler spoke about changing the subsidy formula, Medicaid and Medicare, and the need to “get costs down.”
If a CEO issued the kind of distorted figures put out by politicians and scientists, he'd wind up in prison. . . .
A financial crisis is the worst time to change the foundations of American capitalism.
This year’s “killer tomato” scare should put food-safety remedies like irradiation and genetic modification back on the menu. By Henry I. Miller.
Scholars at the Hoover Institution—professors, thinkers, and practitioners of global renown in their respective fields—offer a series of policy ideas that would shore up the long-term foundations of American strengths.
High-Profile Guests, Informative Talks, And A Milestone-Building Dedication: Hoover Hosts Friends And Supporters At The 2017 Fall Retreat
Hoover’s 2017 Fall Retreat—featuring one of the institution’s most distinguished guest speakers ever, the milestone dedication of the David and Joan Traitel Building, and a multi-day series of talks on restoring economic prosperity—was an extraordinary cap on a year of major accomplishments.
Gene therapy offers enormous potential for the treatment of serious illness. What is the government doing about it? Thwarting researchers. By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller.
How misguided bureaucrats and environmentalists let a mosquito-borne disease spread. By Henry I. Miller.
Demanding individual consent for the use of biospecimens will hamper life-saving medical research.
The Trump-loathing American left has spiraled out of control.
A lesson in what patients want
Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell digs in his heels against American decline. By David Hogberg.
A bad incentive structure creates a dire shortage
China has come to Africa. Can U.S. policy makers find ways to mesh, not clash, with Beijing’s interests? By Christopher C. Starling.
Medical science won't support smoking
A stranglehold on food and medicine
Misplaced priorities for drug approval