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2021 Gilder Fellows Virtual Seminar

If you or someone you know would benefit from a better understanding of the intersection of free markets and technology, the ongoing debate about capitalism vs. socialism, how to compassionately care for the homeless or those in poverty, or the best ways to defeat the nihilistic ideology of scarcity, you won’t want to miss your chance to learn directly from these renowned experts. Read More ›
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Stephen Meyer on Return of the God Hypothesis

The Spokane-Coeur-d'Alene Guild of the Catholic Medical Association is delighted to host Dr. Stephen C. Meyer, Director of the Center for Science and Culture at Discovery Institute in Seattle. Dr. Meyer will discuss his new book, Return of the God Hypothesis. Read More ›
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President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks and answers questions from members of the press during a COVID-19 Coronavirus update, Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in the James S. Brady White House Press Briefing Room. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)
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Discovery Institute Welcomes Former White House Correspondent as New Chapman Center Fellow 

Veteran journalist Debra J. Saunders will join Discovery Institute’s Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership as a fellow on May 1st. Saunders explained that her goal will be to look beyond the well-worn talking points, and challenge big media’s predictable take on major stories and put events in context. Read More ›
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Gale Pooley Discusses The Simon Abundance Index on The Human Progress Podcast

Gale Pooley joined his colleague Marian Tupy to give an annual update on their Simon Abundance Index. Named after University of Maryland economist Julian Simon, the Simon Abundance Index measures the change in abundance of resources over a period of time. Read More ›
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YouTube Premiere of “The Paradigm Project: Intelligent Design”

This cinematic-quality documentary features Center Director Stephen Meyer and biologists Jonathan Wells and Douglas Axe. Created by filmmaker Tom Small from Colorado in consultation with various CSC Fellows, the documentary tells the story of the intelligent design movement and serves as the pilot episode of a new series that Small hopes to produce in the future. Read More ›

Darwin’s Three Big Ideas That Impacted Humanity

One of the greatest naturalists of the nineteenth century, Alfred Russel Wallace co-discovered evolution by natural selection. Unlike Darwin, Wallace became convinced that life and the universe displayed clear evidence of purposeful design. Join us for an online birthday party as we celebrate the life and legacy of Wallace with historian Michael Flannery. Read More ›
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Going Vertical!

Advanced/Urban Air Mobility systems are already transporting freight and people using safe, quiet, and reliable all-electric multi-rotor aircraft. The Pacific Northwest’s largest cities provide for use cases that could dramatically improve disaster response and access to medical care while providing mobility options that advance equity and sustainability. Read More ›
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The Invisible Asylum

Please join us on Thursday, February 25 at noon for a webinar with Christopher Rufo, Director of Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth & Poverty. Chris will provide you with a unique perspective into the homeless crisis—what drives, what perpetuates, why nothing seems to help—and what we should be doing differently. Read More ›
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Charge Up Your Fleet!

As we embark together upon this journey through the decade of the battery, we’re also on the cusp of the largest expansion of EV model availability in the history of the automobile. From cars to pickups to Class 8 trucks, EVs are proving that they are up to the task with 100 kW rapid charging and high-voltage architectures, lighter and …