Baker Institute fellows Ken Medlock, Bill Martin and Neal Lane blog on issues that reflect their expertise.
Opposing Views, Inc., has created a website that fosters and facilitates informed debate on pressing issues in politics, society, health, money and religion. The organization seeks out credible and established experts from opposing sides of question and provides a space for them to present and support their views on the given issue in a point/counterpoint format. Contributors can respond to the opposing argument, pointing out misconceptions or misinformation. The site also allows visitors to comment on arguments and initiate discussion with the contributing writers. Please click here to visit the Opposing Views website.
Among the experts featured on the Opposing Views website are Baker Institute fellows and scholars. Please check back for new postings and updates on fellows" contributions.
Baker Institute contributors:
Ken Medlock, "Should the U.S. Allow Offshore Oil Drilling?"
Bill Martin, "Is the U.S. a Christian Nation?"
Bill Martin, "Should Cities Fund Needle Exchange Programs?"
SciFi's "How You Can Save the World"
Neal Lane, senior fellow in science and technology at the Baker Institute and Malcolm Gillis University Professor at Rice University, is featured as a contributor to SCI FI's new online blog, "How You Can Save the World." This new forum of thinkers gathers individuals from the arts, sciences, entertainment, government, technology and other fields to discuss the challenges we face to day, as well as proposing potential solutions. Blog posts and updates from Lane will be featured.