Testimony CATO Institute Forum on Health Care

For as long as I've been involved in this issue, I have noticed that people who believe in socialized medicine have invested in a great many myths, and they repeat these myths often to themselves and to others. They have a good number of myths that they believe in about the health care systems of other countries and about our own.

National Center For Policy Analysis NPC Newsmaker

Raul Medrano: Good day to all of you and welcome to the National Press Club. I'm Raul Medrano, president and CEO of 4M-Medrano, Minority Marketing & Media, based here in Washington D.C., and I'm a member of the Newsmaker Committee.

Bush Health Plan: Consumer-Driven Health Care

In the history of the U.S. presidential elections, there has never been a clearer contrast between the candidates with respect to health care policy. President Bush and Sen. Kerry have endorsed sharply different visions of how to reform the American health care system and both have put forth specific proposals to implement those visions.

Applying the Precautionary Principle to DDT

In the past quarter-century environmentalists rediscovered the old adage, “better safe than sorry,” repackaged it as the “precautionary principle,” and with the aid of their allies in European governments, succeeded in incorporating it into several multilateral environmental agreements. Several versions of the principle are now ensconced in the Rio Declaration of 1992, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Convention on Biological Diversity, and the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, among others.

Kerry Plan Would Radically Change Health Care

Sen. John Kerry’s new health care plan would virtually destroy the individual and small-group health insurance markets and most Americans would not be able to remain in the private health plan they have today, according to a study published today by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).