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Universal Basic Income, In Perspective

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, June 13, 2019

How should poor people climb the ladder to economic success?

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Crashing The Parties

by Josef Joffevia The American Interest
Friday, June 14, 2019

In Europe, the ancien régime of the moderate Right and Left is falling prey to the disruptors—mainly rightwing populists, but also non-threatening environmentalists like the surging German Greens who appeal to the center.

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Morris Fiorina On Why Political Parties Have Polarized

by Morris P. Fiorinavia PolicyEd
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

As a result of ideological sorting, political parties are far more polarized today than they were before. Democrats have shed their conservative wing and Republicans have shed their liberal wing. Majority control of Congress continues to flip back and forth because each party is polarized, responds to their political base, and alienates moderates and independents in the middle.

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The Numbers Game: How Is The Middle Class Doing?

by Russell Robertsvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Is it true that the wages for those in the middle class have been stagnant since the 1970s? Watch the 1st video in the new animated series The Numbers Game, in which Hoover Research Fellow Russ Roberts discusses the challenges of accurately measuring and understanding the economy and economic policy.

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Analysis and Commentary

Betsy Devos And Other Naysayers Are Wrong: Student Outcomes In The U.S. Have Improved Significantly In Recent Decades

by Michael J. Petrillivia EducationNext
Friday, June 14, 2019
Back in April, speaking in front of the Education Writers Association, Secretary DeVos said that decades of reform efforts and increased social spending, both inside and outside of schools, “hasn’t ultimately improved anything for any students, particularly not for the most vulnerable students.” It’s a standard refrain from DeVos, and many other reformers as well, when making the case that past efforts have failed and it’s time to try something different.
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A Century Of Ideas: Battleground Of Perception: Countering Threats To Free And Open Societies

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Repression and authoritarianism are not merely phenomena of the historical past. Today, we are engaged in a fundamental battle of free and open societies against repressive, closed systems. This panel will address the nature of such threats and discuss the identities of freedom’s adversaries, their goals and strategies, and what can be done to defeat these threats across government, the private sector, academia, and civil society.

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Martin Feldstein Was A Pillar Of American Economics

featuring Martin Feldsteinvia The Economist
Saturday, June 15, 2019

For a half-century Martin Feldstein was everywhere you looked in American economics. He was an astoundingly prolific columnist, sometimes churning out several a week, for several newspapers, on the big economic stories of the day. He was a fixture at conferences and seminars and the teacher, for two decades, of Harvard University’s introductory economics course. He served presidents of both parties. In short Mr Feldstein, who died on June 11th aged 79, was an American economic institution.

In the News

Rather Than Hold Trump Officials In Contempt, Democrats May Go To Court Instead. Will It Work?

quoting Michael McConnellvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, June 13, 2019

After initially threatening to hold Atty. Gen. William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with House subpoenas, Democrats shifted tactics Thursday and instead authorized committee chairs to go to court to seek help enforcing their demands for documents and testimony related to the Mueller report.

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Trump Successfully Baits His Foes With Comments To Stephanopoulos On Foreign Information On Opponents

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Thinker
Thursday, June 13, 2019
In classic Trumpian maneuver, President Trump yesterday chummed the waters of the House Democratic Caucus with raw meat the impeachment-crazed radicals driving Nancy Pelosi — who really doesn't want to talk about impeachment — to distraction.
Thomas Sowell in front of a black background with an Uncommon Knowledge mug
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Quotations Of The Day…..

quoting Thomas Sowellvia AEI
Friday, June 14, 2019
…. are from Thomas Sowell, the master of “idea density,” who can consistently pack more wisdom into a single sentence or two than is usually contained in the entire paragraphs or full op-eds of an average writer.
In the News

All Signs Point To Crime Making A Comeback In California

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Times of San Diego
Thursday, June 13, 2019

California was once known for being tough on criminals. We’re not talking about frontier days, but much more recently.

In the News

Exclusive-Kevin Mccarthy: Bernie Sanders’ ‘Gilded’ Medicare For All Leads To ‘Higher Taxes,’ ‘Worse Care’

quoting Charles Blahousvia Breitbart
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Sen. Sanders claimed on CNN Thursday that “a lot of people in the country would be delighted to pay more in taxes” to get Medicare for All.

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The Most Important Health Reform Of All

mentioning John H. Cochrane via Forbes
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Of all the things we might do to improve our health care system, the one reform that is more important than any other is almost never discussed. It is ignored by Republicans. By Democrats. By the experts. By the think tanks. And by just about everybody who has an opinion on health policy.

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by Morris P. Fiorina Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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by Russell Roberts Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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by Michael J. Petrilli Friday, June 14, 2019
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In the News

featuring Martin Feldstein Saturday, June 15, 2019
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quoting Michael McConnell Thursday, June 13, 2019
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quoting Victor Davis Hanson Thursday, June 13, 2019
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quoting Thomas Sowell Friday, June 14, 2019
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quoting Victor Davis Hanson Thursday, June 13, 2019
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quoting Charles Blahous Thursday, June 13, 2019
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mentioning John H. Cochrane Thursday, June 13, 2019
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by Larry Diamond Thursday, June 13, 2019
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interview with Niall Ferguson Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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by Bill Whalen Thursday, June 13, 2019
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by Chester E. Finn Jr. Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Analysis and Commentary

by David R. Henderson Thursday, June 13, 2019
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Thursday, June 13, 2019
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by Michael J. Petrilli Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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by David R. Henderson Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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interview with Larry Diamond Thursday, June 13, 2019
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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interview with Thomas Sowell Thursday, June 13, 2019
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interview with Russell Roberts Friday, June 7, 2019
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interview with John Yoo Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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interview with Michael J. Petrilli Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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featuring Martin Feldstein Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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featuring Raghuram Rajan Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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quoting Condoleezza Rice Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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quoting Richard A. Epstein Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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quoting Melvyn B. Krauss Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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quoting John F. Cogan, John Shoven Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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quoting Michael McFaul Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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quoting Charles Blahous Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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by Larry Diamond Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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by Victor Davis Hanson Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Analysis and Commentary

by Russell Roberts Thursday, June 6, 2019
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by David R. Henderson Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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interview with Larry Diamond Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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interview with Jonathan Rodden Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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interview with Elizabeth Cobbs Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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interview with Niall Ferguson Thursday, June 6, 2019
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interview with Raghuram Rajan Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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interview with Alex Stamos Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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In the News

quoting Thomas Sowell Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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quoting Victor Davis Hanson Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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quoting Bill Whalen Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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quoting Michael J. Petrilli Sunday, June 9, 2019
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quoting Jamil Jaffer Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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mentioning Eric Hanushek Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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mentioning Niall Ferguson Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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mentioning Chester E. Finn Jr. Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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by Niall Ferguson Sunday, June 9, 2019
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by Victor Davis Hanson Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Analysis and Commentary

by Richard A. Epstein Monday, June 10, 2019
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by Chirantan Chatterjee mentioning George P. Shultz, Condoleezza Rice, Joseph Nye, Niall Ferguson Monday, June 10, 2019
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by David R. Henderson Monday, June 10, 2019
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interview with David Davenport Friday, June 7, 2019
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interview with Timothy Garton Ash Wednesday, May 29, 2019
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interview with Lanhee J. Chen Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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with David R. Henderson Friday, June 7, 2019
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interview with John Yoo Monday, June 10, 2019
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quoting Amit Seru Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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featuring Larry Diamond Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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quoting John Villasenor Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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quoting Jack Goldsmith Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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quoting Raghuram Rajan Monday, June 10, 2019
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In the News

Martin Feldstein Was A Pillar Of American Economics

featuring Martin Feldsteinvia The Economist
Saturday, June 15, 2019

For a half-century Martin Feldstein was everywhere you looked in American economics. He was an astoundingly prolific columnist, sometimes churning out several a week, for several newspapers, on the big economic stories of the day. He was a fixture at conferences and seminars and the teacher, for two decades, of Harvard University’s introductory economics course. He served presidents of both parties. In short Mr Feldstein, who died on June 11th aged 79, was an American economic institution.

Analysis and Commentary

Betsy Devos And Other Naysayers Are Wrong: Student Outcomes In The U.S. Have Improved Significantly In Recent Decades

by Michael J. Petrillivia EducationNext
Friday, June 14, 2019
Back in April, speaking in front of the Education Writers Association, Secretary DeVos said that decades of reform efforts and increased social spending, both inside and outside of schools, “hasn’t ultimately improved anything for any students, particularly not for the most vulnerable students.” It’s a standard refrain from DeVos, and many other reformers as well, when making the case that past efforts have failed and it’s time to try something different.
Thomas Sowell in front of a black background with an Uncommon Knowledge mug
In the News

Quotations Of The Day…..

quoting Thomas Sowellvia AEI
Friday, June 14, 2019
…. are from Thomas Sowell, the master of “idea density,” who can consistently pack more wisdom into a single sentence or two than is usually contained in the entire paragraphs or full op-eds of an average writer.
Featured

Crashing The Parties

by Josef Joffevia The American Interest
Friday, June 14, 2019

In Europe, the ancien régime of the moderate Right and Left is falling prey to the disruptors—mainly rightwing populists, but also non-threatening environmentalists like the surging German Greens who appeal to the center.

US Money Ladder
Featured

Universal Basic Income, In Perspective

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, June 13, 2019

How should poor people climb the ladder to economic success?

In the News

Exclusive-Kevin Mccarthy: Bernie Sanders’ ‘Gilded’ Medicare For All Leads To ‘Higher Taxes,’ ‘Worse Care’

quoting Charles Blahousvia Breitbart
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Sen. Sanders claimed on CNN Thursday that “a lot of people in the country would be delighted to pay more in taxes” to get Medicare for All.

In the News

Rather Than Hold Trump Officials In Contempt, Democrats May Go To Court Instead. Will It Work?

quoting Michael McConnellvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, June 13, 2019

After initially threatening to hold Atty. Gen. William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with House subpoenas, Democrats shifted tactics Thursday and instead authorized committee chairs to go to court to seek help enforcing their demands for documents and testimony related to the Mueller report.

In the News

All Signs Point To Crime Making A Comeback In California

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Times of San Diego
Thursday, June 13, 2019

California was once known for being tough on criminals. We’re not talking about frontier days, but much more recently.

In the News

Trump Successfully Baits His Foes With Comments To Stephanopoulos On Foreign Information On Opponents

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Thinker
Thursday, June 13, 2019
In classic Trumpian maneuver, President Trump yesterday chummed the waters of the House Democratic Caucus with raw meat the impeachment-crazed radicals driving Nancy Pelosi — who really doesn't want to talk about impeachment — to distraction.
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Managing The China Challenge

by Larry Diamondvia PolicyEd
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Due to China’s covert, coercive, and corrupting efforts to gain cultural and informational influence, America must reevaluate its relationship with China and find ways to counter its attempts to manipulate American entities.

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