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Cold War II Has America At A Disadvantage As China Courts Russia

by Niall Fergusonvia The Boston Globe
Monday, January 20, 2020

If the United States is to succeed against China as it succeeded against the Soviet Union, President Trump — and his successor — must re-learn the lessons of late 20th century diplomacy.

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Corporate Social "Wokeness"

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, January 20, 2020

BlackRock and Microsoft offer mistaken prescriptions on global warming.

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Great Society Review

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Friday, January 17, 2020

I just finished Amity Shlaes' Great Society. It's a great book. I warmly recommend it. The US is debating a fourth great wave of US government expansion. Theodore Roosevelt to Wilson the original progressive era and WWI; Frankin Roosevelt's new deal; and the Kennedy-Johnson-Nixon "great society" of this book came before us.

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Progressive Petards

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, January 19, 2020

When the Left has to live according to its own rules, it will rue the loss of the civilization it destroyed.

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2020 Hoover Institution Summer Policy Boot Camp

via Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The Hoover Institution’s Summer Policy Boot Camp (HISPBC) is an intensive, one week residential immersion program in the essentials of today’s national and international United States policy. 

Deadline for Early Bird Applications is January 22, 2020.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Law Talk With Epstein & Yoo “The Bottle Episode”

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoovia Hoover Daily Report
Friday, January 17, 2020

The legality of the Iran strikes, an update on impeachment, whether DOJ can compel Apple to unlock phones, and the First Amendment implications of personalized license plates.

Analysis and Commentary

Janine Barchas On The Lost Books Of Jane Austen

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, January 20, 2020

Author and professor Janine Barchas of the University of Texas talks about her book, The Lost Books of Jane Austen, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. The conversation explores Austen's enduring reputation, how the cheap reprints of her work allowed that reputation to thrive, the links between Shakespeare and Austen, how Austen has thrived despite the old-fashioned nature of her content, Colin Firth's shirt, and the virtue of studying literature.

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Learning English From Cartoons

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, January 18, 2020

I’m coming off a very successful Mont Pelerin Society meeting at Hoover that started Wednesday night and went to last night. One of my pleasures at such events is meeting new people and hearing their stories. At breakfast on Thursday, I was sitting with Robert Skidelsky, the famous biographer of Keynes (a real sweetheart, by the way–Skidelsky, not Keynes) and across from a young woman who had grown up in Romania.

Interviews
Interviews

Niall Ferguson On The Ricochet Podcast - Benignly Pompous (24:00)

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Ricochet
Monday, January 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses his Boston Globe article "The Trump family and the Corleone Doctrine."

Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "The NEPA Stranglehold."

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "The NEPA Stranglehold."

Interviews

Abbas Milani: Iran Is ‘Doubling Down’ On Past Failed Policies

interview with Abbas Milanivia Fox Business
Friday, January 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Abbas Milani says the current civil unrest in Iran is the most serious crisis the country has ever seen.

Interviews

Iranian Expert Abbas Milani Believes Iranian Sanctions Are Working

interview with Abbas Milanivia Fox Business
Friday, January 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Abbas Milani notes that President Trump's sanctions are working and even more need to be enacted.

Interviews

Abbas Milani: The Economy Is The Iran Regime’s ‘Most Serious Problem’

interview with Abbas Milanivia Fox Business
Friday, January 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Abbas Milani discusses tensions between the US and Iran as well as civil unrest in Iran.

In the News
In the News

Chaos In Europe

featuring Victor Davis Hansonvia Spreaker
Sunday, January 19, 2020

Let's take a look at another Victor Davis Hanson article. This one is about Europes conflicted relationship with both its own fossil fuel needs, and its dependance on American military strength to guarantee its fuel imports. Another great article from Victor Davis Hanson.

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Cross-Strait Standoff Unlikely To End In Tsai's 2nd Term: U.S. Scholar

featuring Larry Diamondvia Taiwan News
Sunday, January 19, 2020

China is unlikely to back down from its hardline stance against Taiwan in the wake of the Jan. 11 general elections that resoundingly gave Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) a second term, according to an American scholar.

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Paul Schemelzing Goes Back In History To Bust Secular Stagnation Theory

featuring Paul Schmelzingvia Industry News Bulletin
Saturday, January 18, 2020

A history of over 7 centuries has shown that the times as they presently are particularly with respect to the interest rates are not too much different as the people have been led to have a belief, as per a research which has gone as far back as the 14th century.

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US-China Trade Deal Draws Praise, But Leaves Considerable Unfinished Business

quoting Edward Paul Lazearvia New Delhi Times
Friday, January 17, 2020

The “Phase 1” trade deal between the United States and China, signed with much fanfare at the White House on Wednesday, is being met with qualified praise by most trade experts who see good news in any reduction of tensions between the world’s two largest economies.

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Democrats Must Be Punished For Groundless Impeachment

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia PJ Media
Thursday, January 16, 2020

In May 2018, with Robert Mueller well on his way to a crash-and-burn appearance before Congress, I wrote a column asking, “Will the Deep State Conspirators Ever be Held Accountable?”

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The Left Forgets What Martin Luther King Stood For

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, January 17, 2020

As the nation celebrates the birth of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the progressive left will again seize the moment to twist the story of black Americans’ struggle, to the detriment of those who suffered most in that struggle. They’ll put all the attention on the oppressive conditions faced by black freedom fighters—what white racists did to them—rather than on their own spirit in fighting to gain equal rights under the law.

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A ‘Wealth Tax’ Is Not The Magic Bullet Warren And Sanders Say It Is

quoting John H. Cochranevia Chicago Tribune
Sunday, January 19, 2020

For any problem you can think of, Elizabeth Warren has a plan — usually an expensive one. She promises universal child care, universal pre-K, the elimination of student loan debt, rural broadband, “Medicare for All” and more. She’s of the “go big or go home” school.

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Clients Of Goldman Sachs Say Trump Will Win Reelection

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The New American
Monday, January 20, 2020

When the international banking and investment firm Goldman Sachs quizzed 160 of its clients attending its Global Strategy Conference in London last week, it learned that 139 of them think Donald Trump will win reelection in November. The word “triumph” appeared in its research note to its clients.

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Trump’s Sanctions On Iran Are Working

quoting Abbas Milanivia Yahoo Finance
Friday, January 17, 2020

President Trump’s decision to pull out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions is having a big impact on the Iranian government, according to an Iranian expert. Stanford University’s Abbas Milani said the president's move hit Iran hard.

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Impeachment: Is Trump Set To Survive And Win A Second Term?

quoting Bill Whalenvia The Guardian
Saturday, January 18, 2020

As Democrats marched the articles to the Senate, the president basked in policy success. Many think re-election is coming

In the News

Climate 'Religion' Is Fueling Australia's Wildfires

quoting Josef Joffevia The Hill
Friday, January 17, 2020

Al Gore blames the climate crisis; Barack Obama says Australia’s bushfires are the very real, very urgent consequences of climate change. Hillary Clinton declares we are in a climate emergency.

In the News

The Real Story Behind California Wildfires And Blackouts

quoting Bill Whalenvia Sharyl Attkisson
Sunday, January 19, 2020

Homelessness, illegal immigration, the high cost of living and — fires. As if one of our biggest states isn’t suffering enough, California residents have been told they now face forced blackouts that could come and go for years. That disaster traces directly to the power company Pacific Gas and Electric, PG&E. We sent Lisa Fletcher to the Golden State to find out what’s behind the Disasters and Darkness.

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Doctors Bypassing Open-heart Operations Post Stent Price Curbs

quoting Chirantan Chatterjeevia The Times of India
Friday, January 17, 2020

In February 2017, the government of India took a major step in capping retail price of coronary stents at just over Rs 30,000 slashing costs by 85%.

In the News

Bookmark: New In Paperback

mentioning Andrew Robertsvia Star Tribune
Monday, January 20, 2020

Cold, snowy weather lends itself to bus or train commutes. Instead of white-knuckling your way along an icy freeway, you are in a warm place with plenty of time to read. So here is an array of books, new in paperback, to tuck into your backpack for your daily journey. Don’t dread the commute — enjoy it. And don’t forget to thank your bus driver.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

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Reimagining America's Foreign Policy: A Conversation With Victor Davis Hanson

mentioning Victor Davis Hansonvia Institute for Policy Innovation
Friday, February 7, 2020

Military conflict with Iran, trade conflict with China, “endless war” in Afghanistan, changing alliances and shifting priorities—clearly, America’s foreign policy has changed under President Trump. Are these the changes we need? How should the U.S. address the challenges posed by Iran, Iraq, China, Russia and North Korea?

Kenneth Judd, Hoover Paul H. Bauer Senior Fellow
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Departmental Seminar With Kenneth Judd

mentioning Kenneth L. Juddvia University of California, Davis
Monday, February 3, 2020

Kenneth Judd of the Hoover Institution will deliver a department seminar on Monday, February 3, 2020.

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali: The Market For Victimhood

mentioning Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Bruce D. Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization (University of Colorado Boulder)
Monday, January 27, 2020

Join the CU Boulder Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization for an evening conversation with renowned political leader, national security expert, human rights advocate, New York Times best-selling author and expert on Islam, Ayaan Hirsi Ali. “It has been said that education opens the mind, while indoctrination closes it. A good education permits one to think critically, and to consider multiple viewpoints." 

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2020 Hoover Institution Summer Policy Boot Camp

via Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The Hoover Institution’s Summer Policy Boot Camp (HISPBC) is an intensive, one week residential immersion program in the essentials of today’s national and international United States policy. 

Deadline for Early Bird Applications is January 22, 2020.

In the News

Stanford University's Hoover Institution - Summer Policy Boot Camp

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Columbia University
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is offering a one-week public policy boot camp that will take place at their campus from August 16-22, 2020.

In the News

Bookmark: New In Paperback

mentioning Andrew Robertsvia Star Tribune
Monday, January 20, 2020

Cold, snowy weather lends itself to bus or train commutes. Instead of white-knuckling your way along an icy freeway, you are in a warm place with plenty of time to read. So here is an array of books, new in paperback, to tuck into your backpack for your daily journey. Don’t dread the commute — enjoy it. And don’t forget to thank your bus driver.

In the News

Clients Of Goldman Sachs Say Trump Will Win Reelection

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The New American
Monday, January 20, 2020

When the international banking and investment firm Goldman Sachs quizzed 160 of its clients attending its Global Strategy Conference in London last week, it learned that 139 of them think Donald Trump will win reelection in November. The word “triumph” appeared in its research note to its clients.

Interviews

Niall Ferguson On The Ricochet Podcast - Benignly Pompous (24:00)

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Ricochet
Monday, January 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses his Boston Globe article "The Trump family and the Corleone Doctrine."

Featured

Cold War II Has America At A Disadvantage As China Courts Russia

by Niall Fergusonvia The Boston Globe
Monday, January 20, 2020

If the United States is to succeed against China as it succeeded against the Soviet Union, President Trump — and his successor — must re-learn the lessons of late 20th century diplomacy.

Featured

Corporate Social "Wokeness"

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, January 20, 2020

BlackRock and Microsoft offer mistaken prescriptions on global warming.

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