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How To Regulate Big Tech

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Having benignly neglected big technology companies for years, democratic governments are now producing a dizzying array of policies to regulate them. The risk is that the flurry of policymaking will overcorrect and do more harm than good, not least by unintentionally stifling innovation and competition.

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Hoover In The Media

via The Hoover Centennial
Friday, April 26, 2019

The Hoover Institution's scholars' work in an array of video programs allow Hoover fellows to maintain a commanding presence in the marketplace of ideas.

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Offensive Cyber Operations In US National Security

by Amy Zegart, Herbert Lin, Bill Finanvia Brookings Institution
Friday, April 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows Amy Zegart and Herb Lin discusses their recent book Bytes, Bombs, and Spies: The Strategic Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations.

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The Sowell Of Economics

interview with Thomas Sowellvia The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses discrimination, inequality, and the uses and misuses of economics, which are subjects in his new edition of Discrimination and Disparities.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian: The Mueller Report And Its Aftermath

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Partisans on both sides of the Russia controversy are grievously in error.

Analysis and Commentary

Cyberspectives: Fiona Cunningham On China And Cybersecurity

interview with Fiona Cunninghamvia Cyberspectives
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Stanford researcher Fiona Cunningham discusses cybersecurity and China.

Analysis and Commentary

You Might Be Surprised Which States Prioritize Higher Teacher Salaries

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Friday, April 26, 2019

It’s one of the great conundrums of American public education: Even when calculated in constant dollars, and even after the Great Recession, the U.S. is spending dramatically more per pupil than in decades past, yet teacher salaries have barely kept pace with inflation. This raises several key questions: Where is the money going, if not into salaries? And how much could we pay teachers if we prioritized higher salaries instead?

Interviews
Interviews

Lee Ohanian - Should Taxpayers Pay $70 Million To Keep A Trailer Park As "Low-Income Housing?"

interview with Lee Ohanianvia Lars Larson National Podcast
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lee Ohanian discusses his California On Your Mind article "What Do You Call A $70 Million Trailer Park? Insanity? No, It’s Called “Low-Income Housing.”

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Richard Epstein: Mueller Fails The Obstruction Detail Of "Corruptly" (Part 01)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Esptein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Barr Trumps Mueller."

Interviews

Richard Epstein: Mueller Fails The Obstruction Detail Of "Corruptly" (Part 02)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Esptein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Barr Trumps Mueller."

Interviews

Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: Searching For "Deeper Learning"—And Not Finding It

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses, with Jal Mehta, Mehta's new book In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High School.

In the News
In the News

Chief Economist Update: Lock In Two RBA Rate Cuts

quoting John B. Taylorvia Financial Standard
Friday, April 26, 2019
The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) consumer price index report showed headline inflation slowed to 1.3% in the year to the March quarter from 1.8% in the December 2018 quarter. This missed market expectations for an already sharp slowdown to 1.5%.
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How Drug Decriminalization Could Help Stem An Epidemic Of Drug Overdoses

quoting George P. Shultzvia The Globe and Mail
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Three years ago this month, British Columbia responded to the opioid crisis by declaring a public health emergency. The province took steps such as expanding supervised drug-consumption sites and distributing naloxone, an overdose-reversal medication. Estimates suggest that several thousand lives were saved.

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Los Angeles County Uses Technology To Locate Missing Seniors

quoting John Villasenorvia CTPost
Thursday, April 25, 2019
A new Los Angeles County program that uses electronic bracelets to find missing people with dementia or autism was launched partly in response to the death of Nancy Paulikas, a 55-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease who wandered away from her husband during a visit to a museum.
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Financial Managers And Misconduct

quoting Amit Seru via BBN Times
Thursday, April 25, 2019
"Financial advisers in the United States manage over $30 trillion in investible assets, and plan the financial futures of roughly half of U.S. households. At the same time, trust in the financial sector remains near all-time lows. The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer ranks financial services as the least trusted sector by consumers, finding that only 54 percent of consumers `trust the financial services sector to do what is right.'"
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Newsom In 2020? Big Tech Censorship; Words Of Thanksgiving

quoting Bill Whalenvia Hermann Herald
Friday, April 26, 2019

Is Gavin Newsom on a Fast Track to a 2020 Bid? Bill Whalen says that the newly elected California governor is cut from the same cloth as Democrats’ successful presidential candidates in the modern era.

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Trump And Abe Remain Close As They Navigate Rough Waters In Asia

quoting Michael R. Auslinvia Breitbart
Thursday, April 25, 2019
While President Donald Trump’s relationship with Western European leaders has been fraught, that has not been the case with Japan, where he has enjoyed unabashed support from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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House Budget Panel To Hold Hearing On ‘Medicare For All,’ Single-Payer Plans In May

quoting Charles Blahousvia Morning Consult
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Just days before its first-ever hearing on Capitol Hill in front of the House Rules Committee, “Medicare for All” is teed up for a second one next month, hosted by the House Budget Committee, a committee aide said Thursday.
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M&A Tip: How To Avoid Acquiring A “Data Lemon”

quoting Chirantan Chatterjeevia Canadian Underwriter
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Insurance companies or brokerages looking to acquire another company should perform due diligence not just on the financials of the target firm, but also its regulatory vulnerabilities during the M&A process.