In the age of cellphones and the internet, consumers often face a simple choice: convenience or privacy? Do we let Big Tech have access to our private communications and free email accounts because it's so easy? Once you've said yes — and who among us has not? — it's not a stretch to think that Big Data already has almost all your information, so why get picky at the next juncture? Read More ›
A nation is as strong as its individual citizens, concludes the scout manual. “America is as strong as you are!” As we begin this 246th year of our Republic, are you ready to earn your badge? Read More ›
“Familiar faces” is a term used for Seattle’s prolific offenders in the criminal justice system, writes Scott Lindsay in Crosscut, where he considers how two candidates for city attorney would deal with these repeat offenders. Read More ›
This book began as a qualified defense of politicians. Their claims can never be unqualified. Surely the politician should stand humbly before those quieter citizens who move society forward in ways a lawgiver or law-executor cannot. You might be tempted to suppose that improvements happen despite the politicians. Read More ›
We invite you to join friends and supporters of Discovery Institute at 12 PM on Wednesday, November 6 for the 6th annual luncheon to benefit Discovery Institute’s Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership. The luncheon will feature a keynote by author, futurist, and publisher of Forbes magazine Rich Karlgaard.
An entrepreneur-turned-publisher, Rich Karlgaard offers a unique vantage point on the trends driving the business and investment climates. His insights help audiences see the global marketplace with new eyes. Karlgaard is the publisher of Forbes magazine, where he also writes a biweekly column, Innovation Rules, known for its witty and honest assessment of technology trends and current business issues. He is a regular panelist on cable news and is a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal’s op-ed page. Read More ›