AARP's Public Policy Institute have released a new Rx Price Watch report examining efforts by Pfizer to reduce the impact of generic competition for the popular anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor. The report breaks down the unusually aggressive...Show More Summary
Travelers Institute Launches Symposia Series; Component of Travelers Consumer Education Program WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( NYS: TRV ), today launched...Show More Summary
By Jacob Combs Fifty-six percent of California adults support marriage equality, according to a new poll released yesterday by the Public Policy Institute of California. That number constitutes a record high for the survey, with only 38 percent of respondents opposing equal marriage rights. From Bloomberg News: “The more that there’s been acceptable and legal [...]
According to a poll conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California, a record amount of voters now support marriage equality in the state, 56 percent, as opposed to 38 percent who believe that it should remain illegal. This marks...
Mike Callaghan is Director of the Lowy Institute's G20 Studies Centre. The world is going through a macroeconomic policy experiment, with many countries having very high levels of public debt, short-term interest rates close to zero,...Show More Summary
Enrollment is at a 20-year low due to massive budget cuts. These cuts mean hundreds of thousands of students are unable to access college, according to the non-partisan Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC).
Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger I am Paul C. Knappenberger, Assistant Director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute, a nonprofit, non-partisan public policy research institute located here in Washington DC, and Cato is my sole source of employment income. Show More Summary
The answers to some of the biggest challenges facing us this century lie waiting to be discovered in the laboratories and institutions of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. But we must remember, scientists do not operate in a vacuum in such endeavors.
by Joe Carter WASHINGTON, D.C., April 26, 2013 (Acton Institute) - In 2010, FactCheck.org, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, attempted to debunk a rumor that the pending Obamacare legislation exempted members of Congress and their staffs from its provisions. They snarkily replied, “No. This…
Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH, the executive vice dean for Institutional Affairs in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, was recently presented with a National Award for Career Achievement and Contribution to Clinical and Translational Science at the Translational Science 2013 meeting in Washington, D.C.
On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, The New York Academy of Medicine and the Drug Policy Institute will host a teleconference to release a comprehensive new report, Blueprint for a Public Health and Safety Approach to Drug Policy. The report...Show More Summary
Already Brussels is looking beyond 2020 for its climate and energy targets, with the European institutions in recent weeks endorsing 2030 goals and opening public consultation on the 2030 policy framework.
The Mainstream Press Analysis Of AUSTERITY PROGRAMS Implemented Over The Past 10 Years The Press Doesn't Dare Analyze The Pronouncements Of Bayard Rustin Because "The Blacks" Are Already Doing Everything That They Want Them To Do In Search For 'Black Com munity Salvation. Show More Summary
In a (not surprisingly) depressing post railing against equal marriage rights over at National Review, Maggie Gallagher, the founder of the misleadingly-named Institute for Marriage and Public Policy, quotes an anti-equality speaker who argues that “Only one creature has been known to calm men down into faithful and stable relationships since the dawn of time [...]
The George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University will open May 1. The 226,560-square-foot center housing a library, museum, presidential archives, a public policy institute, a foundation and a park honors Bush's two terms in office, according to...
Itai Grinberg (Georgetown) presents Improbable Bedfellows: Emerging Countries and Financial Institutions in the Battle Over Taxing Offshore Accounts at UCLA today as part of its Tax Policy and Public Finance Colloquium hosted by Jason Oh and Kirk Stark: A new international regime in which financial institutions function as cross-border tax...
By Paul Kersey, Illinois Policy Institute Yesterday a bill that would allow the public to see union contracts and comment on them before they are signed stalled in committee, becoming yet another victim of pressure from union officials who want to keep the public in the dark about the deals they make. The bill actually [...]
Ilya Shapiro The Fund for American Studies has long done excellent work educating students on the principles of individual liberty and free-market public policy. Many Cato scholars and interns have been involved with its programming over the years, including Roger Pilon and Randy Barnett in the legal field. Show More Summary
The decline of conservative periodicals is continuing – first went the Hoover Institute’s Policy Review, and now Reagan’s old favorite, Human Events, is also folding. Jacob Heilbrunn suspects that the faltering publications on the right...Show More Summary
New research shows the dramatic gap in household wealth that now exists along racial lines in the United States cannot solely be attributed to personal ambition and behavioral choices, but rather reflects policies and institutional practices that create different opportunities for whites and African-Americans. read more