DAVID ALMASI

Vice President

David Almasi serves as vice president of the National Center for Public Policy Research. Previously he served as the National Center’s executive director and director of media.

Almasi has also served as director of media programs for Defenders of Property Rights, Putting People First and Accuracy in Academia. In addition, he is an experienced writer. His commentaries have appeared in such publications as The Washington Post, The Houston Chronicle, The Detroit Free Press, The Miami Herald, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Orlando Sentinel, among others.

Almasi is also co-author, with David Ridenour, of the 1990 book Nicaragua’s Continuing Revolution (Signal Books).

Almasi is a 1989 graduate of Northwestern University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a specialization in both American Government and Comparative Political Systems. He lives in Virginia with his wife, Nancy.

Featured Appearances

Almasi says Al Sharpton and President Barack Obama’s true colors are coming out (One America News Network’s “The Rick Amato Show,” 1/5/15)

Almasi discusses President Obama’s unfair immigration policy (One America News Network’s “The Rick Amato Show,” 8/26/14)

Featured Articles

A Woman on the $20 Bill? Make Her an Entrepreneur (April 2015)

Misleading Statistics Driving Voter ID Criticism in Pennsylvania (July 2012)

Jesse Jackson Outrage Strategy: No Dough, No Go? (June 2008)

Racial Bias Is What Some People Want Us to See… No Matter What (April 2008)

Hold Your Tongue, Unless You’re Criticizing a Conservative (May 2007)

Court Rules Your Property Really Isn’t Your Property (July 2005)

Tom Joyner Tunes Out Health Concerns (November 2004)

Spurring Lower Prices: FDA Aided America’s Rx Drug Consumers By Not Banning Authorized Generics (July 2004)

The Benefit of Brown: Providing Opportunity for Those Who Want It (May 2004)

Elitist “Environmental Justice” Bad News for Minorities (April 2004)

Blacks Need Green to Compete with Whites in NASCAR (February 2004)

Hispanic Economic Progress Endangered by McCain-Lieberman (October 2003)

Civil Rights Report Wrong on Environmental Justice Priorities (October 2003)

Parents Beware: Chain Stores Going Crazy Selling “Girls Gone Wild” (October 2003)

Regulatory Reform: The Next Civil Rights Battlefield (February 2003)

Senate Puts Black Arkansas Jurist at the Back of the Bus (May 2002)

Giving With One Hand, Taking Away with the Other (April 2002)

Be Aware of Scams Like the Nigerian Connection (February 2002)

Who Will Monitor the Monitor? (February 2002)

Civil Rights Commission Should Address the Economic Impact of Environmental Justice Policies (January 2002)

Civil Rights Movement Needs Consistency (March 2001)

For Our Children’s Future, Replace Affirmative Action (June 1999)

The National Center for Public Policy Research, founded in 1982, is a non-partisan, free-market, independent conservative think-tank. Ninety-four percent of its support comes from individuals, less than four percent from foundations and less than two percent from corporations. It receives over 350,000 individual contributions a year from over 60,000 active recent contributors.