David A. Ridenour is vice president of The National Center for Public Policy Research, a position he has held since 1986.
A frequent commentator on public policy issues, Ridenour has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, the NBC Nightly News and CNN, among others. Ridenour has testified before special political commissions of the United Nations General Assembly and before congressional committees.
He has served on the executive committees of the Grassroots ESA Coalition, Project Relief and the Property Rights First! coalition.
Mr. Ridenour's articles have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, Chicago Tribune, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Philadelphia Inquirer, Miami Herald, Detroit News, Dallas Morning News, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, Houston Chronicle, and many others.
Mr. Ridenour is co-author, with David Almasi, of the 1990 book Nicaragua’s Continuing Revolution (Signal Books).