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The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: A Cold Civil War?

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

How growing political and cultural differences are alienating Americans from their fellow countrymen -- and whether we can endure.

Policy Seminar with Raghuram Rajan

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Raghuram Rajan, Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, and former Chief Economist and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund, discussed “What Explains the Rise of Populist Nationalism? Some Speculative Thoughts.”

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Area 45: President Trump's Report Card

interview with David Brady, Douglas Rivers, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump's Presidency at Five Months–What the Numbers Suggest.

Analysis and Commentary

An Analysis Of American Media’s Reports On Early Chinese Students In The U.S. From 1881 To 1938

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow Xiaolin Zhao examines the way American media depicted Chinese students and how these images evolved from 1881 to 1938.

Analysis and Commentary

Thomas Ricks On Churchill And Orwell

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, June 19, 2017

Author and historian Thomas Ricks talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his book, Churchill and Orwell. Ricks makes the case that the odd couple of Winston Churchill and George Orwell played and play an important role in preserving individual liberty. 

In the News

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Just Laid The Smackdown On A Sharia Law Advocate

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Media Research Center Network
Friday, June 16, 2017

People in power who have no understanding of Islam or Sharia Law are constantly attempting to downplay some of the more radical aspects of the Muslim religion. But for some Sharia survivors, the truth seems pretty clear.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Testimony on Ideology and Terror

by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali's testimony before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.


Is Free Speech Under Threat In The United States?

by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Adam J. Whitevia Commentary
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

In April, Commentary asked a wide variety of writers, thinkers, and broadcasters to respond to this question: Is free speech under threat in the United States? We received twenty-seven responses. We publish them here in alphabetical order.

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The Libertarian: Untangling the Russia Investigation

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The legal and political dynamics swirling around Donald Trump, Jim Comey, Jeff Sessions, and Robert Mueller.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: He, Claudius

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Thursday, June 15, 2017

How an emperor of Ancient Rome provides a historical touchstone for President Trump.


Virtues Task Force