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The Government’s Civil Rights Bullies

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, September 26, 2016

People seeking religious exemptions from antidiscrimination laws aren’t “bigots."

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EconTalk

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

I did an EconTalk Podcast with Russ Roberts. The general subject is economic growth, the reasons it seems to be slipping away from us and policies (or non-policies) that might help.

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'Favors' To Blacks

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Back in the 1960s, as large numbers of black students were entering a certain Ivy League university for the first time, someone asked a chemistry professor — off the record — what his response to them was. He said, "I give them all A's and B's. To hell with them."

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In A Clash Of Styles, More Than Issues, Trump Exceeded Expectations In The First Debate

by David Davenportvia Forbes
Monday, September 26, 2016

Who won the first presidential debate? Those who previously supported Hillary Clinton will say she won, those who favored Donald Trump will claim he was victorious. So in that sense, neither candidate clearly defeated the other in the debate.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Debate Night: Trump Struggles, Clinton Clings To Facts And Figures, Holt Stumbles

by Bill Whalenvia Fox News
Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump coincided with the anniversary of the famous Nixon-Kennedy debate – the first major-party debate to be shown nationwide on television.

Analysis and Commentary

Damned By Faint Trump

by Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Last night's debate was nothing to crow about on either side, but Hillary Clinton definitely got the better of her rival.

Analysis and Commentary

Decryption Mandates And Global Internet Freedom

by Adam I. Kleinvia Aegis Paper Series
Monday, September 26, 2016

The potential international effects of a domestic decryption mandate have been a significant factor in the debate over U.S. encryption policy.  Some fear that a U.S. decryption mandate would empower authoritarian regimes and would clash with the United States’ international Internet-freedom agenda.

Analysis and Commentary

The Biggest Loser: Lester Holt

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Although Donald Trump is a very close second. And, I agree with Paul Krugman but he left something out.

Analysis and Commentary

Research By Silas Palmer Fellow Samuel Clowes Huneke Explores The Sexual Politics Of Cold War Berlin

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Research by Silas Palmer fellow Samuel Clowes Huneke charts the path that gay identity took in Germany, and Berlin specifically, from 1945 to the present. His project aims to expose the vital role of the gay community in shaping postwar German society and its continuing relevance to German culture and identity. 

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Analysis and Commentary

The Apology Of Patroclus

by Tod Lindbergvia Commentary
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

I am not his pet. I come when he calls and do as he commands, True. Yet so does everyone.

Analysis and Commentary

More From The Debate: Race And Law And Order

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Monday, September 26, 2016

On crime, Trump goes directly to law and order. Touting police endorsements helps him with his base. Going after Chicago and Obama is a nice move. Lester Holt showing some overt hostility to Trump on the issue of stop-and-frisk. Ultimately I think this is a winning issue for Trump.

Analysis and Commentary

Trump Vs. Clinton: Final Thoughts

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Monday, September 26, 2016

Clinton really has much better command of facts (to the surprise of nobody) and has gotten in a few good one liners but she still is so wooden. She got less wooden as the debate went on but she still just is awkward and forced. 

Interviews
Interviews

Elizabeth Cobbs On 'The Hamilton Affair'

interview with Elizabeth Cobbsvia WCIU
Monday, September 26, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Cobbs talks about her amazing book,The Hamilton Affair, with her fictional twist. 

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show (5:45)

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the first presidential debate at Long Island’s Hofstra University, which Whalen thinks was basically a draw.

Interviews

Kori Schake: Obama, Syria, And The Missed Opportunities Of UNGA 2016

interview with Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Monday, September 26, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake discusses bright spots and blunders of last week’s UN General Assembly, Obama's speech to the UN, the refugee crisis and the war in Syria, and whether or not Obama successfully achieved what he set out to do.

In the News
In the News

Policy Change Begins With Education

featuring William J. Perry, James Goodby, George P. Shultzvia The William J. Perry Project
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

I have dedicated the balance of my life to educating the public about the dangers of nuclear weapons because I believe they pose one of the greatest existential threats to humanity we have ever faced.

In the News

Americans Don't Buy Snowden The Hero

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Commentary
Monday, September 26, 2016

The Kremlin thinks everyone should see Oliver Stone’s adulatory bio-pic Snowden. “[It has] a brilliant script,” said Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, “and, what is most important, it is nearly a documentary. This is an excellent opportunity for everyone to learn what actually happened. It’s a must-see.”

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How To Make The Monetary Policy Committee Work

quoting Kevin Warshvia Livemint.com
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

What needs to be done now is to nurture the conditions for an independent MPC.

In the News

The Fed Has The Economy In A Liquidity Trap

mentioning Kevin Warshvia Morning Consult
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Federal Open Market Committee, in its latest meeting Wednesday, reiterated the same message to spellbound investors that’s been in place the last eight years: The Fed is committed to maintaining a massive balance sheet through bond buying, but someday that balance sheet and near-zero interest rates will revert to normal levels.

In the News

The Debate In 140 characters (And More)

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia CNN
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

CNN Opinion is curating tweets and posting comments from our contributors on the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

In the News

Is The Party Nearly Over For Equities?

mentioning John B. Taylorvia Interactive Investor
Friday, September 23, 2016

So is it onwards and upwards for the asset party? The US Federal Reserve has not only stood pat on interest rates; it has effectively guided up expectations for loose monetary policy by saying it wants to exceed its inflation target and anticipates two interest rate rises in 2017 instead of three.

In the News

Fresh Words For Forever Wars — 19 New Books From Belleau Wood To Wall Street To Washington

mentioning Kori Schake, General Jim Mattisvia Military Times
Monday, September 26, 2016

From Belleau Wood to Wall Street to Washington, here’s your guide, listed by category and in order of reading satisfaction and relevance, to the season’s books. You’ll find new names (Mogelson) and familiar names (Mattis) in nonfiction and fiction about patrols, politics, the Pentagon, peeves and pets.

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Hoover Tower with Presidential medal of freedom

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, September 26, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Monday, September 26, 2016
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by Kori Schake Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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by Adam I. Klein Monday, September 26, 2016
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by Tod Lindberg Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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by Jeremy Carl Monday, September 26, 2016
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by Jeremy Carl Monday, September 26, 2016
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Interviews

interview with Elizabeth Cobbs Monday, September 26, 2016
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interview with Bill Whalen Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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interview with Kori Schake Monday, September 26, 2016
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In the News

featuring William J. Perry, James Goodby, George P. Shultz Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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quoting Lanhee J. Chen Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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mentioning John B. Taylor Friday, September 23, 2016
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mentioning Kori Schake, General Jim Mattis Monday, September 26, 2016
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cartoon of George Washington in a U.S. one dollar bill

Monday, September 26, 2016

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by Russell A. Berman Monday, September 26, 2016
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by Russell Roberts interview with John H. Cochrane Monday, September 26, 2016
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by John B. Taylor Saturday, September 24, 2016
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by Michael McFaul Friday, September 23, 2016
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Analysis and Commentary

by Bruce Thornton Sunday, September 25, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Monday, September 26, 2016
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by Peter Berkowitz Monday, September 26, 2016
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by Niall Ferguson Monday, September 26, 2016
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by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, September 26, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Saturday, September 24, 2016
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by Thomas Donnelly Friday, September 23, 2016
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by Lanhee J. Chen Monday, September 26, 2016
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by Michael J. Petrilli Monday, September 26, 2016
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by Bill Whalen Friday, September 23, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Saturday, September 24, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes Sunday, September 25, 2016
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Friday, September 23, 2016
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interview with Thomas Sowell Friday, September 23, 2016
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interview with Charles Calomiris Friday, September 23, 2016
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interview with General Jim Mattis, Kori Schake Friday, September 23, 2016
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interview with Harvey C. Mansfield Monday, September 26, 2016
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interview with Lanhee J. Chen Monday, September 26, 2016
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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quoting John B. Taylor Friday, September 23, 2016
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quoting Robert J. Barro Friday, September 23, 2016
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quoting Eric Hanushek Sunday, September 25, 2016
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quoting Lanhee J. Chen Sunday, September 25, 2016
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U.S. Capitol as weather vane

Friday, September 23, 2016

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by Victor Davis Hanson Friday, September 23, 2016
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by Timothy Garton Ash Thursday, September 22, 2016
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by Kori Schake Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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by Benjamin Runkle Thursday, September 22, 2016
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Analysis and Commentary

by David R. Henderson Thursday, September 22, 2016
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by Benjamin Wittes Thursday, September 22, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Friday, September 23, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Friday, September 23, 2016
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Interviews

interview with Tunku Varadarajan Thursday, September 22, 2016
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In the News

quoting Amy Zegart, Hoover Institution Friday, September 23, 2016
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featuring John B. Taylor Thursday, September 22, 2016
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featuring Elizabeth Cobbs Thursday, September 22, 2016
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quoting Jack Goldsmith Thursday, September 22, 2016
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quoting John H. Cochrane Friday, September 23, 2016
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quoting Herbert Lin Friday, September 23, 2016
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U.S. Capitol as a sausage factory

Thursday, September 22, 2016

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by Russell A. Berman Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Thursday, September 22, 2016
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by Elizabeth Cobbs Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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by John H. Cochrane Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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by Paul R. Gregory Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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quoting Jack Goldsmith Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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quoting Richard A. Epstein Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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quoting Victor Davis Hanson Thursday, September 22, 2016
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quoting Jack Goldsmith Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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quoting Kori Schake Saturday, September 24, 2016
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Party Sorting And Democratic Politics

by Morris P. Fiorinavia Essays on Contemporary American Politics
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

This essay is more qualitative than the two previous data-heavy essays. It considers the larger consequences of party sorting for the conduct of American politics.

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show (5:45)

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the first presidential debate at Long Island’s Hofstra University, which Whalen thinks was basically a draw.

In the News

The Debate In 140 characters (And More)

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia CNN
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

CNN Opinion is curating tweets and posting comments from our contributors on the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Thomas Sowell on Uncommon Knowledge 2016
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Wealth, Poverty, and Politics

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Thomas Sowell on the Importance of human capital.

In the News

The Fed Has The Economy In A Liquidity Trap

mentioning Kevin Warshvia Morning Consult
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Federal Open Market Committee, in its latest meeting Wednesday, reiterated the same message to spellbound investors that’s been in place the last eight years: The Fed is committed to maintaining a massive balance sheet through bond buying, but someday that balance sheet and near-zero interest rates will revert to normal levels.

In the News

How To Make The Monetary Policy Committee Work

quoting Kevin Warshvia Livemint.com
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

What needs to be done now is to nurture the conditions for an independent MPC.

In the News

Policy Change Begins With Education

featuring William J. Perry, James Goodby, George P. Shultzvia The William J. Perry Project
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

I have dedicated the balance of my life to educating the public about the dangers of nuclear weapons because I believe they pose one of the greatest existential threats to humanity we have ever faced.

Analysis and Commentary

The Biggest Loser: Lester Holt

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Although Donald Trump is a very close second. And, I agree with Paul Krugman but he left something out.

Analysis and Commentary

Damned By Faint Trump

by Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Last night's debate was nothing to crow about on either side, but Hillary Clinton definitely got the better of her rival.

Featured

EconTalk

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

I did an EconTalk Podcast with Russ Roberts. The general subject is economic growth, the reasons it seems to be slipping away from us and policies (or non-policies) that might help.

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