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When A War Went Worldwide 75 Years Ago

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Seventy-five years ago, the world blew up in just six months. World War II ostensibly started two years earlier, when Germany invaded Poland. In truth, after the rapid German defeat of Poland in September 1939, the conflict was mostly confined to Western Europe for nearly the next two years.

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Why More Women Are Winning At Musical Chairs

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Once considered a protected male preserve, symphony orchestras are becoming the most gender-blind employers in the U.S. The St. Louis Symphony had 18 women out of 88 musicians in 1964. In 2016, more than half of its musicians were women.

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Lies Politicians Tell Us

by Allan H. Meltzervia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Clinton, Trump, the Obama administration, and the media—all are guilty of obfuscation, deceit, and dishonesty.  

Timothy Nunan is a Freigeist Fellow at the Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut of the Freie Uni-versität Berlin and the author of Humanitarian Invasion: Global Development in Cold War Afghanistan (Cambridge University Press, 2016). For more information about his
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Hoover Archives Visiting Fellow Explores Cold War Clashes Between Socialists And Islamists

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Timothy Nunan, a Freigeist Fellow at the Freie Universität Berlin and recent Hoover Library & Archives research fellow describes his work on the encounter of the Soviet Union and socialists with Sunni and Shi’a Islamist movements during the Cold War.

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California Must Bolster Its Strengths, Address Weaknesses

by Carson Brunovia Real Clear Markets
Thursday, July 28, 2016

According to statewide unemployment and GDP statistics, California is doing okay. Unemployment is below 6% and year-over-year real GDP growth was 4% between 2014 and 2015. At the same time, however, the Tax Foundation rated it as having the 2nd worst state business tax climate and CEO Magazine consistently names California the worst state to do business.

Analysis and Commentary

How To Step On A Rake

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

How to step on a rake is a little note on how to solve Chris Sims' stepping on a rake paper.

In Perspective: Decision 2016 - Poll Position
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Poll Position: 2016 Matchup With David Brady

interview with David Bradyvia In Perspective: Decision 2016
Monday, June 27, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow David Brady weighs-in on the high negativity of Trump and Clinton and the effect of third party candidates.

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Law Talk With Richard Epstein

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the 2016 presidential elections as well as whether or not we should change the way we elect vice-presidents, the legalities of hacking and the alleged Russian interference in the U.S. election process, and the Texas voter ID law.

Paul Gregory
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Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (14:18)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Forbes article "DNC Data Dump Gives Putin A Two-For-One Win."

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Inside America’s First Sex Scandal With Alexander Hamilton

featuring Elizabeth Cobbsvia Miami Herald
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

If ever there were a time to publish a work of historical fiction about the life and loves of founding father Alexander Hamilton, it’s now. Hamilfans have pored over Ron Chernow’s biography “Hamilton” — still atop the bestseller list — searching for the nuggets of inspiration behind the genius of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway supernova. 

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Glenn Reynolds: After DNC Hack, The Case For Paper Ballots

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia USA Today
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Are paper ballots really a superior technology to voting machines? Absolutely.

In the News

Donald Trump’s Russia Comments Condemned, Called ‘Shocking And Dangerous’

quoting Michael McFaulvia International Business Times
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Donald Trump’s comments on Wednesday, where he appeared to urge Russia to leak and publish Hillary Clinton’s private emails, have roundly been condemned as “shocking and dangerous.” Several U.S. officials, including a former CIA director, a former NATO commander, and a former ambassador to Russia, have spoken out against the Republican presidential nominee.

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Making Housing More Affordable

quoting Carson Brunovia The Orange County Register
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Gov. Jerry Brown is an easy target for the conservative- and libertarian-minded, both from within and without of California. He’s in many ways the quintessential big-government Democrat.

Sun Yat-sen, undated
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China, Hong Kong, And Macao Postal Services Release Stamps Featuring Photographs From Hoover Archives

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The China, Hong Kong, and Macao postal services have announced the release of a new set of commemorative stamps that celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925), the first president of the Republic of China. The stamps feature images from Hoover’s Joshua Powers collection.

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Taiwan-US Security Partnership Facing Chinese Test

quoting Hoover Institutionvia Taipei Times
Friday, July 29, 2016

The security partnership between Taiwan and the US would be increasingly tested by the continuing modernization of China’s armed forces, the Brookings Institution said in a working paper.

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interview with Richard A. Epstein Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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by Michael Spence Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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interview with David Brady, Douglas Rivers, Bill Whalen Monday, July 25, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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by Charles I. Plosser Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith, Matthew Waxman Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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interview with Bill Whalen Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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In the News

quoting Stephen Haber, Charles Calomiris Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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quoting Jack Goldsmith Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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quoting Eric Hanushek Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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quoting Michael McFaul Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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quoting Herbert Lin Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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by Michael McFaul Monday, July 25, 2016
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by David Brady, Douglas Rivers Friday, July 8, 2016
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by Thomas Sowell Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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by Angelo M. Codevilla Monday, July 25, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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quoting Terry M. Moe Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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quoting John H. Cochrane Monday, July 25, 2016
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quoting Michael McFaul Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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quoting Jack Goldsmith Monday, July 25, 2016
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by Jack Goldsmith Monday, July 25, 2016
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by David R. Henderson Monday, July 25, 2016
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interview with Chester E. Finn Jr. Friday, July 22, 2016
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Friday, July 22, 2016
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interview with Paul E. Peterson Sunday, July 24, 2016
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interview with Jack Goldsmith Sunday, July 24, 2016
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quoting Michael McFaul Monday, July 25, 2016
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quoting Allan H. Meltzer Saturday, July 23, 2016
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featuring Bill Whalen Monday, July 25, 2016
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quoting Lanhee J. Chen Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Map of Taiwan
In the News

Taiwan-US Security Partnership Facing Chinese Test

quoting Hoover Institutionvia Taipei Times
Friday, July 29, 2016

The security partnership between Taiwan and the US would be increasingly tested by the continuing modernization of China’s armed forces, the Brookings Institution said in a working paper.

Housing
In the News

Making Housing More Affordable

quoting Carson Brunovia The Orange County Register
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Gov. Jerry Brown is an easy target for the conservative- and libertarian-minded, both from within and without of California. He’s in many ways the quintessential big-government Democrat.

California flag
Analysis and Commentary

California Must Bolster Its Strengths, Address Weaknesses

by Carson Brunovia Real Clear Markets
Thursday, July 28, 2016

According to statewide unemployment and GDP statistics, California is doing okay. Unemployment is below 6% and year-over-year real GDP growth was 4% between 2014 and 2015. At the same time, however, the Tax Foundation rated it as having the 2nd worst state business tax climate and CEO Magazine consistently names California the worst state to do business.

Featured

When A War Went Worldwide 75 Years Ago

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Seventy-five years ago, the world blew up in just six months. World War II ostensibly started two years earlier, when Germany invaded Poland. In truth, after the rapid German defeat of Poland in September 1939, the conflict was mostly confined to Western Europe for nearly the next two years.

In the News

Donald Trump’s Russia Comments Condemned, Called ‘Shocking And Dangerous’

quoting Michael McFaulvia International Business Times
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Donald Trump’s comments on Wednesday, where he appeared to urge Russia to leak and publish Hillary Clinton’s private emails, have roundly been condemned as “shocking and dangerous.” Several U.S. officials, including a former CIA director, a former NATO commander, and a former ambassador to Russia, have spoken out against the Republican presidential nominee.

In the News

Glenn Reynolds: After DNC Hack, The Case For Paper Ballots

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia USA Today
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Are paper ballots really a superior technology to voting machines? Absolutely.

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Cory Booker And The Democrats Distort History For Political Purposes

by David Davenportvia Forbes
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Senator Cory Booker (D, N.J.) delivered a fiery sermon at the Democratic Convention Monday night, closing with a classic preacher call and response with the audience: We will rise. But he also played fast and loose with American history, rewriting it to suit his rhetorical needs.

Paul Gregory
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Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (14:18)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Forbes article "DNC Data Dump Gives Putin A Two-For-One Win."

Featured

Lies Politicians Tell Us

by Allan H. Meltzervia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Clinton, Trump, the Obama administration, and the media—all are guilty of obfuscation, deceit, and dishonesty.  

In the News

Inside America’s First Sex Scandal With Alexander Hamilton

featuring Elizabeth Cobbsvia Miami Herald
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

If ever there were a time to publish a work of historical fiction about the life and loves of founding father Alexander Hamilton, it’s now. Hamilfans have pored over Ron Chernow’s biography “Hamilton” — still atop the bestseller list — searching for the nuggets of inspiration behind the genius of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway supernova. 

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