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The New-Old Threat To Economic Freedom

by John B. Taylorvia Project Syndicate
Thursday, February 27, 2020

With politicians proposing policies that would vastly expand the size of the government and its involvement in the economy, it is clear that too many Americans have forgotten the lessons of the twentieth century. As Friedrich Hayek and Milton Friedman pointed out long ago, deviating from market principles is a recipe for disaster.

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A Fireside Chat With Sean Cairncross Of The Millennium Challenge Corporation And Condoleezza Rice

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution hosted A Fireside Chat with Sean Cairncross of the Millennium Challenge Corporation and Condoleezza Rice on February 27, 2020.

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Thomas Piketty’s ‘Capital and Ideology’: Scholarship without Solutions

by Raghuram Rajanvia Financial Times
Friday, February 28, 2020
The French economist’s data-driven analysis of inequality offers a flawed prospectus for change.
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Niall Ferguson's Networld

featuring Niall Fergusonvia PBS
Friday, February 28, 2020

In this groundbreaking new series hosted by Niall Ferguson and based on his bestselling book The Square and the Tower, Ferguson visits network theorists, social scientists and data analysts to explore the history of social networks. 

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Decision 2020 Report: The Green New Deal And Effective Environmental Policy

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The seventh edition of the Decision 2020 Report explores facets of the proposed Green New Deal, national legislation that would mandate several environmental initiatives, including eliminating greenhouse gas emissions within 12 years and meeting the power demands for all Americans entirely with renewable energies.

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Analysis and Commentary

Area 45: Brady And Rivers: The State Of The Presidential Race

interview with David Brady, Douglas Riversvia Area 45
Thursday, February 27, 2020

What their tracking survey reveals as the Democratic presidential candidates scramble for support.

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The Libertarian: Coronavirus, Pandemics, And The Law

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, February 27, 2020

The legal landscape of a public health crisis.

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China’s News Organizations In The United States Are Really Spy Agencies

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Friday, February 28, 2020

A decade ago, I first saw signs that Chinese news organizations were operating as global spy dens and diplomatic outposts. Last week, America decided not only to call them out for what they do, but to punish them further for this activity within the United States. It’s about time.

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A First-Rate ERP

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, February 28, 2020

When I was a senior economist for health and energy policy with President Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers, I wrote parts of chapters in the 1983 and 1984 Economic Report of the President (ERP.) 

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Lanhee Chen: Trump Picks Pence To Lead Coronavirus Response. Is The VP Ready For It?

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia MSNBC
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses President Trump' choice to put Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the government's coronavirus strategy.

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Ex-Fed Gov Kevin Warsh Sees Coordinated Global Central Bank Action Soon In Response To Coronavirus

interview with Kevin Warshvia CNBC
Friday, February 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Kevin Warsh says he expects the Fed and other central banks around the world to act soon in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: Community Schools And Disadvantaged Families

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses the positive impacts of New York City’s community schools.

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China Expert Discusses The Communist State’s Surveillance And Social Credit System

Friday, February 21, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Since its founding in 1949, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has refined its domestic surveillance operations. It is currently in the early stages of a fully functional vast social credit score system that aims to track the actions of its citizens and reward and punish certain types of behavior.

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Digging Beneath The EU’s Climate Law

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Financial Times
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Questions are already surfacing about how binding it will be on the member states.

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Sanders Would Be 'Most Anti-American Nominee' In History

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Yahoo Finance
Friday, February 28, 2020

If Comrade Bernie wins Super Tuesday (and right now, it looks like he will) it will be the Democrats' own selfish fault. These other candidates are hanging on for dear life – too selfish to get out of the race and consolidate some opposition to Bernie – and, as such, Tuesday night, we may just see the most anti-American nominee for president of the United States by a major party in our nation’s history.

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Trump's Shift On Charter School Funding Alarms Backers

quoting Chester E. Finn Jr.via The Washington Times
Thursday, February 27, 2020

The Trump administration has always supported giving students a choice in their education, but its recent budget proposal has baffled supporters of charter schools who fear that shifting the money allotted for starting them to block grants may doom new charters.

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Raghuram Rajan's Advice As Global Growth Slows Over Spread Of Coronavirus

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia NDTV
Friday, February 28, 2020

The spread of coronavirus is pushing the world economy toward its worst performance since the financial crisis more than a decade ago.

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Bloomberg Pledges Restraint On Executive Power But Reserves Legal Wiggle Room

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The New York Times
Thursday, February 27, 2020

The former New York City mayor laid out his views on the scope and limits of presidential authority and potential post-Trump curbs.

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China Expels Wall Street Journal Reporters Over Critical Op-Ed

quoting Michael R. Auslinvia Powerline
Thursday, February 27, 2020

Walter Russell Mead is a leading foreign policy expert. He writes a regular column for the Wall Street Journal. Recently, Mead published a WSJ column called “China Is the Real Sick Man of Asia.” Much of the article pertained to the coronavirus and its economic impact.

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Former Fed Governor Warsh Argues For Immediate, Globally Coordinated Rate Cut

quoting Kevin Warshvia Market Watch
Thursday, February 27, 2020

Former Federal Rserve governor Kevin Warsh argued in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal that the central bank should take "immediate action" and jointly cut interest rates with the People's Bank of China, the European Central Bank, the Bank of England and the Bank of Japan. 

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Bernie’s Green Policies Are An Assault On The Working Class

quoting Bjorn Lomborgvia Spiked Online
Thursday, February 27, 2020

His proposed bans on fossil fuels and fracking will cost millions of jobs and send energy prices soaring.

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The Democrats And The Virus: Truth Is Hard, Propaganda Is Cheap!

quoting Thomas Sowellvia American Thinker
Friday, February 28, 2020

The Democrats have truly lost their minds. For years they have wailed about how our borders should all be open, how there should be no walls. When President Trump six weeks ago banned travelers from China, they called him a racist, of course. Now that the virus has spread, they are blaming him, accusing him of an anemic response.

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How To Fight A Coronavirus Recession

quoting Kevin Warshvia The Week
Thursday, February 27, 2020

At this point, the spreading COVID-19 coronavirus is not just a clear and present danger to American lives, but to our economy as well. The major quarantines in China have curtailed both the country's exports of goods and parts, as well as its imports from the U.S. and the rest of the world.