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Trump And McConnell, Beware

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, September 21, 2020

Filling a Supreme Court vacancy now is not worth an all-out confirmation fight—and whatever consequences may follow.


California Burnin’ — A Warning Against One-Party Rule

by Niall Ferguson quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The Washington Post
Monday, September 21, 2020

“California, folks, is America fast forward.” Thus Governor Gavin Newsom, hoarsely, amid brown smoke at the North Complex Fire on Sept. 11. “What we’re experiencing right here is coming to a community all across the United States of America … unless we get our act together on climate change.”


Area 45: Replacing “The Notorious RBG”

interview with John Yoovia Area 45
Sunday, September 20, 2020

The legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as well as the pros and cons of waging a bitter confirmation battle before or after Election Day. 


Storm Coming

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Saturday, September 19, 2020

I am very worried about how the next election will play out. I am more worried than most commenters, hence this post, because as an economist I predict people's behavior by asking what is natural given their incentives and the rules of the game as they are. That thinking leads to a dark place. 

Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, September 18, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his American Greatness article "Biden, ‘The Great and Powerful’."

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Decision 2020 Report: The Future of America’s Middle East Policy

Friday, September 18, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In the 19th edition of the Decision 2020 Report, Hoover fellows examine the future of US policy in the Middle East, especially in light of the shifting domestic attitudes regarding America’s commitments to the region, the US position as a net oil exporter, the peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, and geostrategic challenges that include emerging state rivalries and the persistent threat of violent extremism.


Area 45: Cancel That Thought

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Area 45
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

What the future may hold for social media outlets amidst the current cancel-culture phenomenon. 


Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Successes

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

How Trump's paradigm-shift ended a long string of failures under both parties.


Virtual Associates Meeting On The Economic Policies Of The Presidential Candidates: A Conversation With Austan Goolsbee & Kevin Hassett

interview with Kevin Hassettvia Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Kevin Hassett talks about the economic policies of President Trump and former Vice President Biden.


How A Stronger Presidency Could Lead To More Effective Government

by William G. Howell, Terry M. Moevia The Washington Post
Monday, September 14, 2020

And more effective government could help reduce populism.



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The purpose of this portal is to host articles and provide links to content written by Hoover fellows that pertain to the prominent ideas of the 2020 presidential election.

Specifically, it will focus on the most recent polling data and the topics that have dominated discussion during this election season. This portal will be a central location for anyone who wants to look into specific policy options, providing Hoover research articles on the issues that matter most.