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Santelli Exchange: Lazear On The Labor Market

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Friday, August 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the jobs report, business investments, and trade tariffs.

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A Closer Look At The Left’s Agenda: Scientific, Economic, And Numerical Illiteracy On The Campaign Trail

by Michael J. Boskinvia Analysis
Monday, July 8, 2019

Many of the Left’s recent policy proposals are not only quite radical, but scientifically, economically, and numerically illiterate. They are crowding out discussion of serious proposals to deal with the legitimate issues raised. A closer look reveals, for example, that Medicare for All and the Green New Deal wildly violate the laws of supply and demand, physics, and arithmetic.

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Does Candidate Biden Have What It Takes To Fill The Bill (Clinton?)

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, August 1, 2019

For all the post-debate discussion of Barack Obama’s place in the 2020 Democratic presidential field – is it still fashionable to revere Obamacare; is there a contender other than Joe Biden willing to embrace Donald Trump’s predecessor? – there is this question: where’s Bill Clinton amidst his party’s conversation about tactics and ideological necessity?

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Newly Acquired Russian Periodicals Come to Hoover

Thursday, August 1, 2019

As curator, I have seen some spectacular collections come into the Hoover Archives. But only Petrie’s words could relay my feelings when I opened a newly delivered box that had arrived in the mail containing the slender bound volume containing several issues of ...

News
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

That Little Fishing Boat Might Just Be A Weapon Of War

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Deep-sea fishing charters are a staple of most American coastal marinas — from Miami to the San Francisco Bay. Boats loaded with fuel and fun rock their way out on gentle waves to open waters and ocean sunsets. Summer freedom at its finest.

Analysis and Commentary

Geography And The Dilemma Of The Left

by Jonathan Roddenvia Medium
Thursday, August 1, 2019
The story of why cities lose in democracies with winner-take-all districts does not begin with the advent of sophisticated gerrymandering or the outbreak of contemporary culture wars.
Analysis and Commentary

Kevin O'Leary's Separation Theorem

by David R. Hendersonvia The Library of Economics and Liberty
Thursday, August 1, 2019

The principle that, given perfect competition and complete markets, the productive decision is to be governed solely by the objective market criterion represented by attained wealth–without regard to the individuals’ subjective preferences that enter into their consumptive decisions–will appear repeatedly throughout this study. We will call this principle the Separation Theorem.

Interviews
Interviews

Bill Evers On Curriculum

interview with Williamson M. Eversvia Nightside With Dan Rea
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Evers talks about a proposed ethnic studies curriculum in California – the first state-level curriculum on the academic subject in the country – which teaches children that capitalism is racist. In the proposed course, capitalism is described as a “form of power and oppression,” alongside “patriarchy,” “racism,” “white supremacy” and “ableism.”

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Pres. Trump Plans New Round Of Tariffs On Chinese Goods

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia KCBS Radio
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the recent tariffs that President Trump imposed on China.

Interviews

Charles Plosser: Fed Has Talked Themselves Into A Corner

interview with Charles I. Plosservia Fox Business
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Charles Plosser discusses the outlook for Federal Reserve policy and the US economy.

Interviews

Michael Petrilli: Is It Time To Reform Discipline Reform?

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia The Education Gadfly Show Podcast
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses school discipline reform in America, and the new Fordham study of educators’ views on the issue.

In the News
In the News

The Democrats And The 1919 World Series

quoting Michael J. Boskinvia National Review
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Watching Democratic presidential aspirants is like watching, a century ago, the 1919 World Series, when discerning spectators thought: Some of the White Sox are trying to lose. Michael Boskin, chairman of President George H. W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers and currently at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, pays the Democrats the injurious compliment of taking seriously their aspirations, which are characterized by a disqualifying flippancy.
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Trump’s Economy Is Plagued By Even More Uncertainty Than Obama’s

with Steven J. Davisvia Bloomberg
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Economic growth in the U.S. is slowing. There are lots of possible reasons for this, but one that probably deserves more attention than it has gotten is that uncertainty emanating from Washington, and in particular from the White House, is becoming an economic drag.
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5 Real Solutions For The Troubled Cities Democrats Helped Cripple

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Federalist
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Democrats have run America's most dangerous cities for decades. They have no answers. Here are five solutions to fix the problems Democrat policies made worse.

In the News

Why The Federal Reserve Cut Interest Rates

cited Steven J. Davisvia The New York Times
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, even as the economic expansion in the United States reaches record length, unemployment hovers at historic lows and consumers keep spending.
In the News

Democracy Is Under Attack. But How To Protect It While Trump Is In The White House?

quoting Larry Diamondvia The Washington Post
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Two new books offer contrasting plans -- one global, another national -- to preserve freedom.

In the News

Gary Peters Backs Medicare For All, Eliminating Private Health Insurance

quoting Charles Blahousvia Breitbart
Thursday, August 1, 2019

A Better Future Michigan ad highlighted how Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) backed Medicare for All, which will eliminate all Michiganders and Americans’ health insurance.

In the News

Afghanistan, Counterinsurgency, And The Indirect Approach

mentioning Thomas H. Henriksenvia Readings
Friday, August 2, 2019
In exploring Counterinsurgency and the Indirect Approach, Dr. Thomas Henriksen assesses several cases where the United States has employed an Indirect Approach toward achieving strategic objectives, and he suggests where this concept has landed short of expectations.
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New FPRI Appointments

mentioning Michael R. Auslinvia Foreign Policy Research Institute
Friday, August 2, 2019
The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is pleased to announce the appointment of five new senior fellows: Michael Auslin (Hoover Institution), Andrew Drwiega (an independent defense journalist), Afshon Ostovar (Naval Postgraduate School), Timothy Sayle (University of Toronto), and Leslie Schumacher (Germantown Academy).
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Books About Women's History Highlighted At Hayes

mentioning Elizabeth Cobbsvia Fremont News Messenger
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Read about women pilots who won high-stakes airplane races in the 1920s and ‘30s, America’s first women soldiers and more during the “Finding Her Voice” book club at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.