Hoover Daily Report
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Ed Lazear: November Jobs Number The Strongest In A Long Time

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Friday, December 6, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the jobs report and the economy.

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‘Dream-Team’ Redux?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Friday, December 6, 2019

There was a lot of pre-hearing hype about the Democrats’ supposedly stellar academic experts, sort of analogous to the giddiness about the “dream team,” “all-stars,” and “hunter-killer” legal eagles that Robert Mueller supposedly had assembled to pick apart the Trump carrion — and they likewise proved a complete dud.

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Whom And What To Blame For Kamala Harris’ Collapse

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, December 5, 2019

I purposely waited a couple of days before opining on the demise of California Sen. Kamala Harris’ presidential campaign for two reasons: I wanted to see how she’d spin her failure; and I wanted to see what if any impact her decision had on the remainder of the presidential field.

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Black Friday And American Soft Power

by Josef Joffevia The American Interest
Friday, December 6, 2019

Why do Europeans resent America, even as they continue to copy it? Never mind Donald Trump. The United States is the steamroller of modernity that invents stuff, ideas, and images the world cannot resist.

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Is Advanced Placement Good For Everyone? A Discussion With Partisans And Doubters

Monday, December 9, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Is Advanced Placement Good for Everyone? A Discussion with Partisans and Doubters" on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM EST.

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Presidential Candidates Are Rarely Judged On Their Knowledge Of Foreign Policy

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Presidential candidates are rarely judged on their knowledge of foreign policy. They’re often governors or from states where engagement in world affairs is limited to the trade promotion of state products or produce. They’re both salespeople and promoters of their states’ workers, goods and environment, pitching their local and regional corporate interests in global markets.

Analysis and Commentary

The Assault On Wealth

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, December 5, 2019

As noted above, I don’t accept that behind every fortune, or even most fortunes, is a great crime. Interestingly also, neither does the main economist who got the ball rolling on wealth taxes earlier this decade. The economist who, more than any other, made attacks on the wealthy more generally respected, is Frenchman Thomas Piketty. 

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1 Of 2)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his Patriot Post article "When Our Guardians Fail Us."

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2 Of 2)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "Trump’s Foreign Policy: The Popping Point of Maximum Pressure."

Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 5, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Our Precarious Pipeline Infrastructure."

Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 5, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Our Precarious Pipeline Infrastructure."

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Constitutional Experts Clash In House Judiciary Committee Hearing On Impeachment

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Fox News
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the House Judiciary Committee hearing on impeachment.

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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: The Effects Of Early College Programs

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia The Education Gadfly Show Podcast
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses the long-term impact of early college high school programs.

Interviews

John Yoo: The Trump Impeachment Effort

interview with John Yoovia The Federalist Society
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the public hearings from the impeachment proceedings that began last month in the House of Representatives. How have the facts changed? What have been the procedures for the House investigation? Could the allegations plausibly meet the standards for high crimes and misdemeanors?

In the News
In the News

Former Defense Sec. General James Mattis Visits Dallas

quoting General Jim Mattisvia NBC 5
Thursday, December 5, 2019

General James Mattis was interviewed on stage at Dallas Citizens Council's annual meeting. Here, he discusses his concerns about civility in the United States.

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Germany’s Crisis Has Been Averted. But At What Cost?

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia The Washington Post
Friday, December 6, 2019

What a way to climb down. And how very German. Having promised revolution one week, Germany’s Social Democrats called it off the next, hoping that nobody would take much notice. As so often in contemporary German politics, rupture was averted for the sake of stability, open conflict exchanged for suppressed frustration, movement foregone for stasis.

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Iran’s Leaders Soften Stance On Protesters

quoting Abbas Milanivia New York Times
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

In an apparent attempt to ease anger over the killing and arrest of protesters, senior leaders urged leniency and promised compensation for peaceful demonstrators who died.