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Read the latest on US drug pricing

Global Collaboration on Reference Models Will Further Depersonalize Healthcare

By Sally Pipes & Wayne Winegarden  Question: What’s worse than government bureaucrats in Washington declaring the value of your medicine? Answer: Bureaucrats from Boston, London, Ottawa and Diemen establishing that value. Unfortunately, this is not a joke. It is the direction that the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review is ...
Business & Economics

Listen to a discussion on the cost of reparations in California on the John Carlson Show

With the introduction of its first set of reparations bills, the California legislature is officially considering the recommendations of the California Reparations Report from the state Reparations Task Force. Wayne Winegarden joins Phil Vandervort on the John Carlson Show on Talk Radio 570 KVI Seattle to discuss the estimated cost ...
Commentary

More regulations are not the answer to California’s high and volatile gas prices

By Kerry Jackson & Wayne Winegarden California has an oil czar, and no, he’s not elected. Czars never are. Of course that’s not his official title, but Tai Milder, the first director of the Division of Petroleum Market Oversight for the California Energy Commission, recently made this first official policy ...
Commentary

Reforming PBMs Improves the Drug Market and Thwarts Efforts to Socialize Medicine

By Sally Pipes & Wayne Winegarden There they go again. Free-market advocates are jeopardizing pro-market healthcare reforms based on an inability to recognize how cronyism tars the current industry dynamics. That distinction between companies operating in a free market and companies using cronyism to flourish in a government-dominated market is ...
Business & Economics

Ben Judge – America’s Foreign Adversaries: What would John Quincy Adams Do?

Our guest is Ben Judge, managing director of Monument Valley, a firm focused on adapting academic research for popular audiences. Ben is also the creator and executive producer of the documentary Right Makes Might: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates. We chat with Ben about his new book United and Independent: John Quincy ...
California

Melissa Caen – All Things Politics

Attorney, political analyst and “Get Out the Bet” podcast co-host Melissa Caen joins us to discuss all things politics. We discuss the latest on Mayor London Breed’s re-election chances, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s global travels, the California U.S. Senate race and the race for the White House. Plus Tim and Ro ...
California

Clark Judge – Election Preview

Our guest this week is Clark Judge, founder and managing director of the White House Writers Group and Chairman of PRI.  A former speechwriter to Pres. Ronald Reagan, Clark is a veteran of Washington politics and presidential elections.  We chat with Clark to get his insights on California politics from ...
Podcast

John Yoo – The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Supreme Court

Enjoy the discussion from PRI’s recent luncheon with UC Berkeley Law Professor and author John Yoo, discussing his new book “The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Supreme Court,” in conversation with PRI senior fellow Steven Hayward.  In addition to the book, they discuss other hot legal topics including the debate ...
Magazines

Impact Magazine Spring 2023

LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT   There is a fight happening today in our schools—both public and private—as Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and critical race theory sweep the nation. Individuals and parents everywhere are standing up against the sweeping forces of thought conformity and political indoctrination in public schools.  This edition ...
California

Watch PRI webinar

Watch: How Do We Stop California’s Outmigration Problem with Dr. Lee Ohanian

Watch Hoover Institution senior fellow and UCLA professor Dr. Lee Ohanian discuss California’s growing outmigration problem with Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics. They discuss cost of living problems worsened by poor state public policies that are increasing housing costs across the state and worsening quality ...
Commentary

Read the latest on US drug pricing

Global Collaboration on Reference Models Will Further Depersonalize Healthcare

By Sally Pipes & Wayne Winegarden  Question: What’s worse than government bureaucrats in Washington declaring the value of your medicine? Answer: Bureaucrats from Boston, London, Ottawa and Diemen establishing that value. Unfortunately, this is not a joke. It is the direction that the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review is ...
Business & Economics

Listen to a discussion on the cost of reparations in California on the John Carlson Show

With the introduction of its first set of reparations bills, the California legislature is officially considering the recommendations of the California Reparations Report from the state Reparations Task Force. Wayne Winegarden joins Phil Vandervort on the John Carlson Show on Talk Radio 570 KVI Seattle to discuss the estimated cost ...
Commentary

More regulations are not the answer to California’s high and volatile gas prices

By Kerry Jackson & Wayne Winegarden California has an oil czar, and no, he’s not elected. Czars never are. Of course that’s not his official title, but Tai Milder, the first director of the Division of Petroleum Market Oversight for the California Energy Commission, recently made this first official policy ...
Commentary

Reforming PBMs Improves the Drug Market and Thwarts Efforts to Socialize Medicine

By Sally Pipes & Wayne Winegarden There they go again. Free-market advocates are jeopardizing pro-market healthcare reforms based on an inability to recognize how cronyism tars the current industry dynamics. That distinction between companies operating in a free market and companies using cronyism to flourish in a government-dominated market is ...
Business & Economics

Ben Judge – America’s Foreign Adversaries: What would John Quincy Adams Do?

Our guest is Ben Judge, managing director of Monument Valley, a firm focused on adapting academic research for popular audiences. Ben is also the creator and executive producer of the documentary Right Makes Might: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates. We chat with Ben about his new book United and Independent: John Quincy ...
California

Melissa Caen – All Things Politics

Attorney, political analyst and “Get Out the Bet” podcast co-host Melissa Caen joins us to discuss all things politics. We discuss the latest on Mayor London Breed’s re-election chances, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s global travels, the California U.S. Senate race and the race for the White House. Plus Tim and Ro ...
California

Clark Judge – Election Preview

Our guest this week is Clark Judge, founder and managing director of the White House Writers Group and Chairman of PRI.  A former speechwriter to Pres. Ronald Reagan, Clark is a veteran of Washington politics and presidential elections.  We chat with Clark to get his insights on California politics from ...
Podcast

John Yoo – The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Supreme Court

Enjoy the discussion from PRI’s recent luncheon with UC Berkeley Law Professor and author John Yoo, discussing his new book “The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Supreme Court,” in conversation with PRI senior fellow Steven Hayward.  In addition to the book, they discuss other hot legal topics including the debate ...
Magazines

Impact Magazine Spring 2023

LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT   There is a fight happening today in our schools—both public and private—as Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and critical race theory sweep the nation. Individuals and parents everywhere are standing up against the sweeping forces of thought conformity and political indoctrination in public schools.  This edition ...
California

Watch PRI webinar

Watch: How Do We Stop California’s Outmigration Problem with Dr. Lee Ohanian

Watch Hoover Institution senior fellow and UCLA professor Dr. Lee Ohanian discuss California’s growing outmigration problem with Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics. They discuss cost of living problems worsened by poor state public policies that are increasing housing costs across the state and worsening quality ...
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