Brent Ranalli

Brent Ranalli is an associate at The Cadmus Group, Inc. and a member of the IBM Network Science Research Center.

Ayn Rand: The Siren of U.S. Conservatism (Part II)

How have the ideas of Ayn Rand shaped contemporary Republican thinking on economic and political issues?

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Ayn Rand: The Siren of U.S. Conservatism

If Reagan is the father of modern U.S. conservatism, Ayn Rand is certainly its mother.

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The Conservative Case for a Proactive Climate Policy

Why might taking a leadership role on climate change help conservatives preserve the civil liberties they fear environmentalists will take away?

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The Terrorism Endgame: Lessons from the War on Anarchy (Part II)

Will the threat of terrorism fade away, much as the threat of radical anarchy did over a century ago?

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The Terrorism Endgame: Lessons from the War on Anarchy (Part I)

How is the “war on terror” akin to the war on anarchy the West waged a little over a century ago?

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Vulnerable China and the Trade Surplus: Part III

How does China’s trade surplus affect its role in the global economy?

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China and the Global Politics of Trade, Then and Now: Part II

How were the foundations of modern trade policy created during the 1800s?

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China’s Great Trade Surplus: Part I

Is China’s trade policy today affected by its collective memory of 19th century dealings with Europe?

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A Tale of Three Additives (Part II)

What challenges does the widespread use of ethanol present to the environment — and to food prices?

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A Tale of Three Additives (Part I)

What is the real story behind the additives in our gasoline?

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