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US Treasury Affirms Hoover Bankruptcy Reform Proposal

Friday, February 23, 2018

The US Treasury issued a report on February 21 that calls for bankruptcy reform along the lines of a key Hoover study on the issue.

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Marian Spychalski with Nikita Khrushchev, Moscow, November 1962
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More Marian Spychalski Papers And Photographs Received By The Hoover Institution Archives

Friday, February 23, 2018

A large increment of papers and photographs of Marian Spychalski, one of the “founding fathers” of Communist Poland and one of the most prominent Polish politicians of the 1944-1968 period, has now been added to the Spychalski collection received eight years ago.

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Hoover Plays Part in New American Creed Film

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
David and Joan Traitel Building, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

What is our national character as Americans—and has it been lost? That question begs a larger story and dialogue that will be unveiled next week when PBS shows a new documentary, American Creed, which originated with two Stanford scholars.

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Open Societies Most Likely To Overcome Power, Technological Disruptions, Stanford Historian Niall Ferguson Says

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses his new book, The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook.

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Visiting Fellow Stephan Kieninger Conducts Research For His Forthcoming Book

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

During spring 2018, Visiting Fellow Stephan Kieninger used Scholar Support from the Hoover Institution to conduct research for his forthcoming book “The Diplomacy of Détente. Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz” which examines the relevance of Western trade with the former Soviet Union as a means to facilitate mutual trust and the emergence of new habits of transparency regardless of recurring military crises.

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Unstable Majorities: Correcting Misconceptions Of The American Electorate

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Stanford

In the wake of the 2016 election, one of the most commonly held assumptions in American politics is that voters are more polarized than ever. But in Unstable Majorities, released by the Hoover Press, Morris Fiorina brings research and historical context to the discussion of the American electorate and its voting patterns, and he corrects misconceptions about polarization, voter behavior, and political parties.

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Invisible Slaves: The Victims and Perpetrators of Modern-Day Slavery
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Invisible Slaves: The Victims And Perpetrators Of Modern-Day Slavery

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Stanford

As Congress recently introduced and passed legislation that uses $50 million in federal money aimed at ending forced labor and human trafficking, the Hoover Institution Press releases Invisible Slaves: The Victims and Perpetrators of Modern-Day Slavery

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Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne Joins Stanford’s Hoover Institution and Graduate School of Business

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Stanford

Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has been named a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and dean's fellow at the Stanford Graduate School for Business.  Osborne will specialize in research on international politics and the global economy.

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Milton Friedman On Freedom: Selections From The Collected Works Of Milton Friedman Assembles Friedman’s Essays On Freedom In One volume

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Stanford, CA

The Hoover Institution Press today released Milton Friedman on Freedom: Selections from the Collected Works of Milton Friedman, a collection of fifteen of Friedman’s essays on the subject of freedom. The book, edited by Robert Leeson and Charles G. Palm and featuring a Foreword by John B. Taylor, represents the first and only collection of his writings capturing all his views on freedom. As part of an online collection, The Collected Works of Milton Friedman website features more than 1,500 digital items, including articles, speeches, lectures, television appearances, by and about Milton Friedman.

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Hammer, Sickle, and Soil: The Soviet Drive to Collectivize Agriculture
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Hammer, Sickle, And Soil: The Soviet Drive To Collectivize Agriculture

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Stanford

As Russia marks one hundred years since the revolution, the Hoover Institution Press releases Hammer, Sickle, and Soil: The Soviet Drive to Collectivize Agriculture.

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