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Profile of Owen Harries in the Australian Financial Review

In case you missed this about AI editorial board member Owen Harries… FRI 15 DEC 2006, Page 47 The influencer By: Story by Andrew Clark OWEN HARRIES IS THE MAN WHO LAUNCHED THE CATCHCRY THAT DEFINED AN ERA. BUT AS HISTORY RESUMED, HE HAS FOUND HIMSELF INCREASINGLY REMOTE FROM SOME FORMER FELLOW TRAVELLERS Owen Harries […]

A Letter From Birmingham Dale

Ken Jensen, Executive Director of the American Committees on Foreign Relations, brings us this account of TAI‘s recent sojourn in Birmingham, Alabama:For two days in October 2006, The American Interest’s Frank Fukuyama, Adam Garfinkle and Charles Davidson, TAI contributor Raymond Baker, and America Abroad Media’s Aaron Lobel traveled to Birmingham, Alabama, to talk foreign policy […]

Beyond Bioethics: A Proposal for Modernizing the Regulation of Human Biotechnologies

Franco Furger and I have just released the final report of our Human Biotechnologies Governance Project. The report calls for the creation of a new federal regulatory agency to oversee human reproductive medicine in the United States. It argues that the current regulatory structure, spread between the FDA, NIH, and state regulatory bodies, is inadequate […]

Beyond Bioethics: A Proposal for Modernizing the Regulation of Human Biotechnologies

Franco Furger and I have just released the final report of our Human Biotechnologies Governance Project. The report calls for the creation of a new federal regulatory agency to oversee human reproductive medicine in the United States. It argues that the current regulatory structure, spread between the FDA, NIH, and state regulatory bodies, is inadequate […]

Independents' Day

Just over a week before the mid-term elections, House Majority Leader John Boehner told George Stephanopoulos that he did not worry about the Republicans retaining their majority in the House. “Where Republicans are being hurt most is among independents,” he said. “But independents don’t show up in the off year.” What Boehner said is true, […]

Mexico after Fox: Free-market liberals who’ve done something for the poor

I was in Mexico City this week to present a paper for a session on state reform jointly sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank, at LACEA (the Latin American and Caribbean Economics Association).At a dinner for conference participants I got to sit at the table of president elect Felipe Calderon, along […]

Mexico After Fox: Free-Market Liberals Who’ve Done Something for the Poor

I was in Mexico City this week to present a paper for a session on state reform jointly sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank, at LACEA (the Latin American and Caribbean Economics Association). At a dinner for conference participants I got to sit at the table of president elect Felipe Calderon, […]

The Great Divide

America’s “red/blue” political divide is real, but both its novelty and significance are overstated.

Down for the Count, Again

Declinism is an old American tradition, with a miserable track record. And it’s back.

Fueled Again?

The United States has plenty of ways to eliminate its dependency on imported oil. We’d better use them fast.

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