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Area 45: Is Taxing Wealth “Economic Justice?” With John Cochrane

interview with John H. Cochrane via Area 45
Thursday, February 7, 2019

The merits of the various proposed tax hikes and whether they constitute sound economics.

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Are We Growing Too Slowly?

by Budget Matters, Daniel Heilvia America Off Balance
Monday, January 28, 2019

If we’re going to put fiscal policy on a more sustainable course, we first need to diagnose the cause of the projected future imbalance. We have three potential culprits: we’re not growing fast enough, we’re not taxing enough, or we’re spending too much.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist, with Victor Davis Hanson: “Can Higher Education be Saved?

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Thursday, February 7, 2019

The roots of the modern academy’s dysfunction.

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Gov. Chris Christie: President Trump And Power Politics

by Bill Whalenvia Commonwealth Club
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen talks with former New Jersey governor Chris Christie about his new book, Let Me Finish, as well as his time running a Democratic state, his 15-year relationship with Trump, what he saw during the 2016 campaign.

Dr. Maciej Siekierski, Curator of the European Collections
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Seventy-fifth Anniversary Jan Karski Medal Awarded to Hoover Curator Maciej Siekierski

Thursday, February 7, 2019

​Dr. Maciej Siekierski, Curator of the European Collections of the Hoover Institution, has been awarded the Medal of the 75th Anniversary of Jan Karski's Mission.

News
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

We Can’t Just Invest In Building Great Curricula

with Michael J. Petrillivia EducationNext
Thursday, February 7, 2019

In my last post, I described a demand-side approach to bringing evidence-based practices into schools by developing programs and processes that help educators ask the right questions and find new solutions that work for them. Now I’d like to tackle the supply side: the creation and marketing of tools, especially curriculum, that can help drive evidence-based change in the classroom.

Analysis and Commentary

Quest For The Fountain Of Youth Remains A Continually Updated Story

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Ponce de Leon sought it in Florida. Alexander the Great expanded his empire to find it in the East. Now, in the latest search for eternal youth, an American company hopes to make you vibrant and spry by having youthful blood coursing through your system.

Interviews
Interviews

Richard Epstein: Medicare-For-All Is The Same Old Single-Payer Utopian Socialism. Part 1

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses Medicare for All.

Interviews

Richard Epstein: Medicare-For-All Is The Same Old Single-Payer Socialism. Part 2

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses Medicare for All.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On Race, Ethnicity, And Political Ideology

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Friday, February 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses how different groups are treated differently based on race, ethnicity, political ideology, etc.

In the News
In the News

Faculty Senate Hears Reports From Hoover Institution And Graduate School Of Business

featuring Hoover Institution, Thomas W. Gilliganvia Stanford News
Friday, February 8, 2019

In his presentation, Thomas Gilligan, director of the Hoover Institution, highlighted the institution’s strengths as a policy research center and archive, its engagement with the university and its aspirations for the future.

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Ampleforth Adds British Historian And Hoover Fellow Niall Ferguson To Advisory Board

featuring Tim Fergusonvia LeapRate
Friday, February 8, 2019

Ampleforth (previously known as Fragments), a decentralized store of value protocol, announced today that historian, author, and financial expert Niall Ferguson will be joining its advisory board.

In the News

Ivanka Trump Is Leading A Global Women’s Initiative — Here's What To Know

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia Bustle
Thursday, February 7, 2019

On Thursday, the Trump administration will officially launch a massive new project meant to increase economic security for women in developing countries. Called the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, it will be organized in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and led by the first daughter. Ivanka Trump's women's initiative aims to help economically empower 50 million people worldwide by 2025.

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With Bloomberg’s Backing, Top Colleges Seek More Low-Income Students

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia The Washington Post
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Leaders of more than 100 selective colleges and universities met here this week at the offices of billionaire Michael R. Bloomberg to strategize on how to recruit and graduate more students from the lowest rungs of the economic ladder.
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Former Partner Of Maria Butina, NRA-Linked Russian Agent, Indicted

quoting Michael McFaulvia Salon
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Paul Erickson, the Republican operative best known for his romantic relationship with convicted Russian agent Maria Butina, has been indicted on unrelated charges.