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Richard Epstein On Bloomberg Radio (2:00)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Bloomberg Radio
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hoover fellow Richard Epstein discusses independent contractors, employment law, and efforts to constrain the classification of workers as “independent contractors,” including a pair of controversial court cases involving Uber and Lyft.

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Security Conundrum Lecture Series To End With View From Congress And The Courts

with Amy Zegart, Hoover Institutionvia Stanford Report
Friday, March 27, 2015

Mark Udall, the former U.S. senator who has fought government spying on U.S. citizens, will speak on campus April 2, as part of Stanford's Security Conundrum lecture series.

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The Libertarian: “The Death of Independent Contractors?”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

An innovative labor arrangement comes under attack.

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Shelby Steele’s Thankless Task

featuring Shelby Steelevia Wall Street Journal
Friday, March 20, 2015

‘You,’ a character in Ossie Davis’s 1961 play “Purlie Victorious” says to another, “are a disgrace to the Negro profession.” The line recurs to me whenever I see Al Sharpton or Jesse Jackson making perfunctory rabble-rousing remarks in Ferguson, Mo., Madison, Wis., current-day Selma, Ala., or any other protest scene where their appearance, like Toni Morrison on a list of honorary-degree recipients, has become de rigueur.

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The Rules Of Racialists — Part One

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, March 23, 2015

Never should racial relations be better. Intermarriage between various ethnic, religious, and racial groups has become commonplace. Every family that I know can no longer be termed white or Latino or black, despite the efforts of government and academic clerks to insist on such.

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Lee Kuan Yew (1923-2015)

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

It is not often that the leader of a small city-state — in this case, Singapore — gets an international reputation.

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Henry A. Kissinger: The World Will Miss Lee Kuan Yew

by Henry A. Kissingervia The Washington Post
Monday, March 23, 2015

Lee Kuan Yew was a great man. And he was a close personal friend, a fact that I consider one of the great blessings of my life. A world needing to distill order from incipient chaos will miss his leadership.


Harvey Mansfield On

interview with Harvey C. Mansfieldvia Big Think (NY)
Monday, April 23, 2012

Hoover fellow Harvey Mansfield discusses the philosophy of a conservative as well as political philosophy vs. political science.


Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (19:25)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, March 20, 2015

Hoover fellow Richard Epstein discusses Ferguson and the Department of Justice's report that exonerated Darren Wilson, but the report still blames racism for unrest in Ferguson.

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Placing ISIS' Persecution Of The Copts In Context

by Samuel Tadrosvia Tony Blair Faith Foundation
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The murder of 21 Christians by ISIS in Libya brought condemnation from around the world. Their murder puts them in a long history of persecution of the Coptic church, writes Samuel Tadros.


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