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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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What Is The Meaning Of Your American Citizenship?

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses citizenship and the census question.
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Charles Plosser On Fed: Don't Find There's A Compelling Case For Rate Cuts At This Point

interview with Charles I. Plosservia Fox Business
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Charles Plosser discusses the economy, the potential for a Federal Reserve interest rate cut, the impact of China trade tensions, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's testimony on Capitol Hill, the Fed's inflation target, and USMCA.

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Court Rulings

with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoovia Law Talk With Epstein, Yoo & Senik
Friday, July 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows Richard Epstein and John Yoo, along with Troy Senik, discuss whether the census ruling is a backdoor victory for critics of the administrative state; whether critics are right that Alex Acosta should have done more to prosecute Jeffrey Epstein; Yoo shows a way for determining when religious symbols should be allowed on government property; and finally they weigh in on the legal repercussions of renegade ice cream licking.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

When “Trade Wars” End Badly

by Gordon G. Changvia Strategika
Thursday, July 11, 2019

“I think we’re going to be strategic partners,” said President Donald Trump on June 29 at his Osaka G-20 press conference, in response to a question from Olivia Qi Zhang, a reporter for Caixin, the Chinese news organization. “I think we can help each other. I think, in the end, we can—if the right deal is structured, we can be great for each other.”

Analysis and Commentary

As The British Envoy Just Learned, Loose Lips Sink Diplomats

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, July 11, 2019

If the truth can set you free, then the British ambassador to Washington is now free as a bird. Unfortunately for him, he will no longer be soaring over America’s capital or hovering anywhere near the White House. In fact, the president made sure this British goose got cooked.

Interviews
Interviews

David Henderson: France Slaps US Tech Giants With Tax, White House Investigates

interview with David R. Hendersonvia KCBS Radio
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow David Henderson discusses the 3-percent tax France imposed on revenues generated by tech giants Facebook, Google, and Amazon.

Interviews

John Yoo: Discussing Citizenship Question Alternatives: Yoo On Fox News’ ‘The Ingraham Angle’

interview with John Yoovia AEI
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the removal of the citizenship question on the census form.

Interviews

John Yoo Says Jeffrey Epstein's Lawyers Know That They Are In A Tough Spot

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo talks about what Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers should do, which is reach a plea bargain so that the case never makes it into a courtroom.
Interviews

John Yoo On Mueller Testimony: Democrats Are Torn Between Oversight And Grandstanding

featuring John Yoovia Fox News
Friday, July 12, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo notes that the House Judiciary Committee needs Robert Mueller more than he needs them.
Interviews

Michael Petrilli: While The Democratic Candidates Debate The Past, The Future Of Education Policy Is In The Hands Of The States

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses last month’s presidential debates as well as the busy legislative sessions recently concluded in many states.
In the News
In the News

The Path To Sustainability For The Liberian Education Advancement Programme (LEAP)

quoting Eric Hanushekvia Ventures
Thursday, July 11, 2019

In 2016, Liberia – one of the poorest countries in the world – embarked on the world’s most innovative public-private partnership in education. Its government was determined to improve learning outcomes for children.

In the News

Why Merit Matters In Immigration

quoting Kevin Hassettvia The Washington Times
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
At the recent Democratic presidential debate, it was interesting to see that all Democratic candidates raised their hands in favor of providing free health insurance to 11 million illegal immigrants.
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‘Great’ Again: To Win In 2020, Trump Sticks With What Worked

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, July 12, 2019

As Democratic presidential contenders race to draft the boldest and most detailed policy plans, President Trump has stuck to the signature issues that helped him win last time: “Build the wall,” “jobs, jobs, jobs” and “America First.”

In the News

The Fake News Atom Bomb

quoting Herbert Linvia GZERO
Thursday, July 11, 2019

In this month's Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, the folks who created the famous "Doomsday Clock" to remind us of the continued risk of nuclear war, cyber expert Herbert Lin makes a startling claim: False information threatens the future of humanity.

In the News

On Immigration, Is California’s Odyssey America’s Future?

quoting Bill Whalenvia The Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, July 11, 2019
California’s Democratic governor, Gavin Newsom, has a favorite point he likes to make when talking about the southern border and immigration: America in 2019 is a lot like California in the 1990s.
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Friday Round-Up

quoting John Yoovia SCOTUS Blog
Friday, July 12, 2019

Amy Howe reports for this blog that yesterday “President Donald Trump announced that his administration will end its battle to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census … two weeks after the Supreme Court blocked the government from including the question.”

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Purdue Adds Panel Featuring National Space Council Members To Apollo 11 Anniversary Celebration

mentioning Admiral James O. Ellis Jr. via Purdue University
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Representatives from the National Space Council Users Advisory Group will participate in a public panel discussion on July 18 as part of Purdue University’s Apollo 11 50th anniversary celebration.