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Trump Helps The Environment By Enraging Environmentalists

by Richard A. Epsteinvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 30, 2020

The Trump administration recently published the first comprehensive revision of federal regulations under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1970.

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The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse: Populism, Nativism, Isolationism, And Protectionism

by Condoleezza Ricevia Real Clear World
Friday, July 31, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice explains the rise of nativism, populism, isolationism, and protectionism across the world and their impact on democracies.

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The Libertarian: Big Tech And Antitrust

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, July 30, 2020

Should Congress reign in the power of Silicon Valley?

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Global Engagement: Rethinking Risk In The Research Enterprise

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Hoover Institution

A discussion on about the US research enterprise's acute vulnerability to China's military-civil fusion ambitions, with proposals for redressing it, based on the Hoover Institution's report Global Engagement: Rethinking Risk in the Research EnterpriseThursday, July 30, 2020 from 11:00a.m. PT.

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Will The Biden Ticket Include A Serving Of Rice?

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, July 30, 2020

This Saturday, the first day of the new month, was possibly the moment to expect the big reveal of Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick (Saturdays tend to be slow news day, but big breaking news can easily drive the Sunday television talk circuit).

Analysis and Commentary

'Cancel Culture': Old Tyranny In New Bottles

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, July 31, 2020
The last few weeks we’ve seen programmatically progressive media outlets purging their political bedfellows for deviating from the “woke” party line.
Analysis and Commentary

Pacific Century: Decoding Trump’s China Policy

interview with Michael R. Auslin, David Stilwellvia The Pacific Century
Thursday, July 30, 2020

An Interview with Assistant Secretary of State David Stilwell.

Analysis and Commentary

Doctrinal Confusion And Cultural Dysfunction In DoD

by Herbert Linvia Cyber Defense Review
Friday, July 31, 2020
The doctrinal history of information operations, cyber operations, and psycholog- ical operations within DoD is tangled and confused. Moreover, those military specialties rank lower in the DoD pecking order, and those with such special- ties are accorded less respect than those specializing in traditional combat arts.
Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: Trump Is 'Protector' Of Traditions That Dems Want To Disrupt

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Friday, July 31, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson explains why President Trump does not need to alter the voting system and that President Trump should remind voters that he is the protector and guarantor of our constitutional frameworks.
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Richard Epstein: Attorney General Barr In A Talkfest With Electioneering Democrats

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the mistreatment of Attorney General Bill Barr at the House Judiciary Committee hearings.
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Richard Epstein: Time-Out Called In Portland As The Democrats Reload

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 30, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Portland Goes Over The Brink."

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Victor Davis Hanson: What Are The Counter-Revolutionaries?

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 30, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "Waiting for the Counterrevolution."

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Victor Davis Hanson: American Culture Cancels American Culture

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 30, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "Our Summer of Cultural Suicide."

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Surveillance: Negative Rates Debate With Rajan

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg
Thursday, July 30, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan says the Fed will be as supportive as possible but will resist negative interest rates.  

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Rajan Says Fed, Not Market Would Drive Rates Negative

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses the future of digital currencies and Federal Reserve policy.
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John Yoo On The DACA Decision And The Dangerous Implications For Executive Power

interview with John Yoovia Ricochet
Friday, July 31, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo explains why the SCOTUS ruling on DACA creates a dangerous precedent for executive power. He also discusses Chief Justice John Roberts’ voting record, President Trump’s defense of the Constitution, and what’s at stake in the 2020 election.
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John Yoo: The True Extent Of Executive Power

interview with John Yoovia The Federalist Society
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo debates whether Trump’s aggressive fight for presidential power goes beyond the Founders’ original designs.
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Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: Should Districts Outsource Virtual Learning?

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses with, Rob Kremer, director of government relations at Pearson and owner of Connections Academy, and David Griffith, whether school districts should be trying to build online schools on their own or should outsource the role to companies like Connections Academy.
In the News
In the News

Center For American Liberty Files Injunction In #OpenCASchools Lawsuit

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia California Globe
Friday, July 31, 2020

Governor Newsom announced that in more than 30 counties, representing 80% of the state’s population, school buildings will remain closed. “This prohibition of in-person educational instruction appears to restrict both private and public schools—leaving the overwhelming majority of students without genuine access to an education,” the Center for American Liberty said when the filed a lawsuit to block the implementation of Governor Newsom’s shutdown of California schools.

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Why Are U.S. Institutions Working With Scientists Linked To China’s Military Modernization?

featuring Hoover Institutionvia The Washington Post
Thursday, July 30, 2020

The recent Justice Department case charging four Chinese military officers with visa fraud on suspicion of lying about their service in the People’s Liberation Army so they could conduct research in the United States appears to be the tip of an iceberg. As a Hoover Institution report released Thursday documents, researchers from Chinese institutions with the central mission of modernizing China’s military have co-authored hundreds of scientific articles with American colleagues.

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US-China Research Benefited Chinese Military Efforts

featuring Hoover Institution, Glenn Tiffertvia Taiwan News
Friday, July 31, 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cooperation between academics in the United States and Chinese universities with a military background benefited the modernization of China’s armed forces, a Hoover Institution report concluded Thursday (July 30).