For Greater Glory, the US/Mexican film set to open June 1, is a rousing, rollicking epic about a censored and tragic era in Mexican history. To read Bruce Chapman’s review of the film’s screening in full and to view the film’s trailer, please visit his blog Discovery News.
March-April 2012 “The morality of the 21st century will depend on how we respond to this simple but profound question: Does every human life have equal moral value simply and merely because it is human? Answer yes, and we have a chance of achieving universal human rights. Answer no, and it means that we are merely another animal in the Read More ›
March 1, 2012 The Human Exceptionalist – March 2012 The morality of the 21st century will depend on how we respond to this simple but profound question: Does every human life have equal moral value simply and merely because it is human? Answer yes, and we have a chance of achieving universal human rights. Answer no, and it means we are Read More ›
Editor’s Note: While intelligent design (ID) research is a new scientific field, recent years have been a period of encouraging growth, producing a strong record of peer-reviewed scientific publications. In 2011, the ID movement counted its 50th peer-reviewed scientific paper and new publications continue to appear. The current boom goes back to 2004, when Discovery Institute senior fellow Stephen Meyer Read More ›
November 8, 2011 Introducing The Human Exceptionalist A Monthly Newsletter of Discovery InstituteLast week—according to the experts—the 7 billionth human was born on Planet Earth. To those who view human life as a scourge on the planet (and there are many), this simply represents another mouth to feed on a sphere of finite and diminishing resources. Others, like Discovery Institute Read More ›
Washington state's Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations held a hearing in Seattle to examine the future of high-speed rail in the state of Washington as well as the Northwest. Cascadia Center's testimony, done jointly with All Aboard Washington, can be watched in the clip above. Video of the entire hearing can be found at TVW.
Last year's Connecting Cascadia workshop in Portland, Ore., spent two days examining how high-speed rail can be implemented in the Cascadia Megaregion. The workshop report provides a great overview of the conference and the issue in general.Read More ›
In a series of op-eds in The Everett Herald, Cascadia Center makes the argument for role that rail has had (and can continue to have) in the Northwest. The first, "Let history be our guide," describes how the region's past success with rail can and should guide its future. The second article, "All aboard together," focuses on how the region can partner -- across juridsictional and public-private lines -- to ensure a future for rail.Read More ›
Cascadia Center sponsored and participated in the Pacific Northwest Supply Chain and Competitiveness Exchange, an outreach event of the U.S. Departments of Commerce and Transportation. The focus of the forum, organized locally by the ports of Seattle, Tacoma and Portland, was to identify elements of a national freight policy critical to the competitiveness of the Northwest.
The wrap-up of the forum can be found here.Read More ›
Discovery Institute is pleased to announce a new quarterly newsletter – The Viewpoint! The newsletter will highlight a ‘Feature Article’ and select blog posts by Discovery Institute fellows, alert you to new book releases, and provide you with timely announcements about upcoming events. Featured Article Featured Blog Posts Does Watson Have A Mind?Evolution News & ViewsBy: Michael EgnorFebruary 25, 2011 Read More ›