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Condoleezza Rice: Colin Powell’s Greatest Legacy Is In The People He Inspired

by Condoleezza Ricevia The Washington Post
Monday, October 18, 2021

Tributes to Colin will rightly cite his impact as a statesman and a soldier. They will note that he changed how we think about the use of military force… He was deeply principled, shaped by bedrock beliefs that guided him throughout his life… Colin’s legacy more than anything else is the people who he helped; the people he inspired; and the people who he encouraged to — as he did — devote their lives to forming a more perfect union.

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Why A Universal Basic Income Won't Work

by John F. Cogan, Daniel Heilvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Though many believe that universal basic income (UBI) is an attractive alternative to current welfare policy, many features of a UBI would make it a destructive policy for the very recipients it intends to help.

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Supreme Court Commission Comes Through

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, October 18, 2021

A fair, balanced preliminary report fends off “court packing” and stresses term limits.

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Has School Accountability Outlived Its Shelf Life?

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

One of the earliest casualties of the COVID-related school closures was school accountability for academic results, and many education leaders want it to stay that way. How do we assure families, students and communities that their schools are fully serving their role?  What options are possible and which are politically infeasible? The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosts Has school accountability outlived its shelf life? on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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Studies In Generalship: A Conversation With Meir Finkel

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Brigadier General Meir Finkel of the Israeli Defense Force discuss Finkel’s latest book, Studies in Generalship: Lessons from the Chiefs of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces and how to evaluate the effectiveness of military leaders.

H.R. McMaster in conversation with Brigadier General Meir Finkel on Wednesday, October 20 at 9:00am PT.

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Photograph of Laurence Bershad in uniform leaning against the rail of a ship
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Hoover Institution Acquires Rare Material From The 1946 Bikini Atoll Atomic Testing

Monday, October 18, 2021

The rare materials belonging to Navy engineer, Laurence Bershad, an official photographer at the Bikini Atoll atomic test site, include never-before-published photographs and other historical documents

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Does California Need 770 New Laws? No. Will Any Move The Needle On What Needs Fixing? No.

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Governor Newsom just finished signing 770 laws into the books, about 92 percent of those hitting his desk. Talk about writers’ cramp. But does the state really need so many new laws? 

Analysis and Commentary

Layered Response: Turkey’s Adaptive Policy On Refugees And Migrants

by Richard Outzenvia The Caravan Notebook
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Turkey has experienced a massive surge in refugee and migrant flows over the past decade. Hosting over four million refugees and roughly two million other migrants, Turkey has faced significant social, economic, and security challenges related to population movements. Ankara’s evolving policy response has direct implications for Europe and for US strategic interests, and it presents a valuable case study as Western leaders grapple with parallel challenges.

Analysis and Commentary

The Ironies Of The Rioting Youth Of 2020

by Victor Davis Hansonvia VDH's Blade of Perseus
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

By August 2020, the protests, demonstrations, riots, looting, and arson that followed from the national outrage over the killing of George Floyd had spread to most of America’s cities. But the furor over Floyd’s death was not the only catalyst of the protests. The previously instituted national quarantine—roughly from March 20 through September—had emasculated the U.S. economy. 

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Victor Davis Hanson & The Spotlight On The Middle Class

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Ben Domenech Podcast
Monday, October 18, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his new book The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America.

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Tim Kane And Parag Khanna: A Changing World

interview with Timothy Kanevia Why America?
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Tim Kane talks with Parag Khanna, one of the world’s best known political thinkers and activists on how the changes impacting work, war, and laws are also transforming where and how people are living. Why do immigrants move? Are we facing the biggest migration of all time? And is that a bad thing?

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The Victor Davis Hanson Show - The Traditionalist: Living In The Real World

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Victor Davis Hanson Show
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson talks about the misled cabinet secretaries, Dave Chappelle’s criticisms of the woke, China’s evil eye on Taiwan, and a political wrap up.

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In the News

Memorial Services Held For Hoover Institution Distinguished Fellow And US Secretary Of State George Pratt Shultz

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Hoover Institution (Stanford, CA) – Memorial services were held today for Hoover Institution distinguished fellow and America’s sixtieth secretary of state, George Pratt Shultz. Shultz passed away on February 6, 2021, two months after celebrating his one-hundredth birthday. The services took place at Stanford’s Memorial Church, located near the main quad in the historic area of the university’s campus. The event’s scheduling had been postponed until now, with the state of California and Santa Clara County again permitting indoor events with COVID-19 safety protocols in place.

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How Alabama Can Attract More Entrepreneurs And Startup Businesses

featuring Condoleezza Rice, Hoover Institutionvia Alabama Newscenter
Monday, October 18, 2021

Alabama’s desire to stimulate economic growth through innovation, entrepreneurship and technology has a clear roadmap for success thanks to the work of dozens of leaders in Alabama’s public and private sectors.

Sir Roger Scruton
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Roger Scruton Finally Makes His Mark On Oxford

featuring Niall Fergusonvia The Critic
Monday, October 18, 2021

Oxford’s Sheldonian theatre is expecting a near capacity audience this Monday evening for the first annual Roger Scruton Memorial Lecture. The lecture series, which commemorates the life and thought of Britain’s leading modern conservative philosopher, will commence with a lecture by the historian, Professor Niall Ferguson, on the future of the Anglosphere. He will be introduced by the housing and communities secretary, Michael Gove, who will moderate the event.

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Preserve The Fed’s Independence Above All Else

quoting John H. Cochranevia National Review
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The last thing this country needs is a politicized Federal Reserve. The free world is watching — and so are its enemies.

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Walgreens is Closing 5 San Francisco Stores Thanks to This Failed California Policy

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Foundation of Economic Education
Monday, October 18, 2021

The city isn’t just experiencing a run of bad luck—its rampant shoplifting problem is directly rooted in its terrible policy choices.

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Political World Reacts To Colin Powell's Death: 'A Trailblazing Leader'

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia NBC News
Monday, October 18, 2021

Leaders around the world paid tribute to former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died Monday at 84 of Covid-19 complications.

In the News

Is U.S. Foreign Policy Too Hostile To China?

quoting Alice L. Millervia Foreign Policy
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

We at Foreign Affairs have recently published a number of pieces on U.S. foreign policy toward China and whether it has become too hostile. To complement these articles, we decided to ask a broad pool of experts for their take. As with previous surveys, we approached dozens of authorities with specialized expertise relevant to the question at hand, together with leading generalists in the field. Participants were asked to state whether they agreed or disagreed with a proposition and to rate their confidence level in their opinion. 

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Friday Seminar With John Cochrane

mentioning John H. Cochranevia Stockholm School of Economics
Friday, November 26, 2021

John Cochrane will give a presentation on Friday, November 26 at the Swedish House of Finance.

Explore our past and future exhibits, the Hoover Tower, and the Stanford campus
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Carillon Serenades - In Celebration Of Hoover Tower In Its 80th Year

Thursday, November 11, 2021
Hoover Tower

For the 2021–2022 year, listen for the carillon as the bells ring in celebration of Hoover Tower’s 80th year and in the spirit of welcoming the Stanford community back to campus. The carillon serenades will be played by Stanford carillonneur, Dr. Timothy Zerlang.

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National Conservatism Conference

mentioning Ayaan Hirsi Alivia National Conservatism
Sunday, October 31, 2021

The National Conservatism Conference brings together public figures, journalists, scholars, and students who understand that the past and future of conservatism are inextricably tied to the idea of the nation, to the principle of national independence, and to the revival of the unique national traditions that alone have the power to bind a people together and bring about their flourishing.

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Studies In Generalship: A Conversation With Meir Finkel

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Brigadier General Meir Finkel of the Israeli Defense Force discuss Finkel’s latest book, Studies in Generalship: Lessons from the Chiefs of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces and how to evaluate the effectiveness of military leaders.

H.R. McMaster in conversation with Brigadier General Meir Finkel on Wednesday, October 20 at 9:00am PT.

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Has School Accountability Outlived Its Shelf Life?

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

One of the earliest casualties of the COVID-related school closures was school accountability for academic results, and many education leaders want it to stay that way. How do we assure families, students and communities that their schools are fully serving their role?  What options are possible and which are politically infeasible? The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosts Has school accountability outlived its shelf life? on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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Hoover Institution Workshop On Using Text As Data In Policy Analysis (Part 5)

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution announces a new seminar series on Using Text as Data in Policy Analysis, co-organized by Steven J. Davis and Justin Grimmer. These seminars will feature applications of natural language processing, structured human readings, and machine learning methods to text as data to examine policy issues in economics, history, national security, political science, and other fields.

This fifth session features a conversation with Barbara Biasi and Song Ma speaking on The Education-Innovation Gap on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 9:00AM – 10:30AM PT.

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Does California Need 770 New Laws? No. Will Any Move The Needle On What Needs Fixing? No.

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Governor Newsom just finished signing 770 laws into the books, about 92 percent of those hitting his desk. Talk about writers’ cramp. But does the state really need so many new laws? 

Analysis and Commentary

Layered Response: Turkey’s Adaptive Policy On Refugees And Migrants

by Richard Outzenvia The Caravan Notebook
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Turkey has experienced a massive surge in refugee and migrant flows over the past decade. Hosting over four million refugees and roughly two million other migrants, Turkey has faced significant social, economic, and security challenges related to population movements. Ankara’s evolving policy response has direct implications for Europe and for US strategic interests, and it presents a valuable case study as Western leaders grapple with parallel challenges.

In the News

Is U.S. Foreign Policy Too Hostile To China?

quoting Alice L. Millervia Foreign Policy
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

We at Foreign Affairs have recently published a number of pieces on U.S. foreign policy toward China and whether it has become too hostile. To complement these articles, we decided to ask a broad pool of experts for their take. As with previous surveys, we approached dozens of authorities with specialized expertise relevant to the question at hand, together with leading generalists in the field. Participants were asked to state whether they agreed or disagreed with a proposition and to rate their confidence level in their opinion. 

Federal Reserve
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Preserve The Fed’s Independence Above All Else

quoting John H. Cochranevia National Review
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The last thing this country needs is a politicized Federal Reserve. The free world is watching — and so are its enemies.

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