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America’s Uncertain Recovery

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Predicting the speed and strength of the United States' recovery from the current recession is extremely difficult. But what is clear is that policymakers must boost incentives to work in normal times when jobs are plentiful, while strengthening the safety net for when they are not and for those who are unable to work.
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Preparing All Students To Succeed During COVID-19 Pandemic

by Eric Hanushekvia The Washington Times
Thursday, June 25, 2020
All education discussions today have a time horizon of three months. What will we do in the fall? Will we mix at-home with in-school? Does everybody have a digital hookup? Should we have police in schools? As important as these issues are, they have the unfortunate effect of pushing more fundamental issues that could have much greater impact out of the discussion.
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Putin's Best-laid Plans For Lifetime Rule

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Hill
Friday, June 26, 2020
Vladimir Putin cannot afford to be an ex-president. Any successor will blame him for all that is wrong in Russia. There would be a mad dash to recoup (divide) his billions stashed offshore. He might even face international courts on charges of state murder.
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The Chief Joseph Freedom Index: Renewing Indigenous Economies

via PolicyEd
Friday, June 26, 2020

Explore the Chief Joseph Freedom Index (CJFI), which measures economic freedom on Indian reservations across America. Economic freedom is an important factor in driving growth, innovation, and economic mobility. The CJFI can greatly help tribal governments as they respond to problems plaguing many reservations.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Brief, Cautionary, History Of Japan-US Immigration

by Kaoru Uedavia The Diplomat
Friday, June 26, 2020

Migration policies are influenced by a complicated mix of labor markets, geopolitics, trade and diplomacy — and often have unintended consequences.

Analysis and Commentary

COVID-19 Is Also A Reallocation Shock

by Jose Maria Barrero, Nick Bloom, Steven J. Davisvia Brookings
Thursday, June 25, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is driving a massive shift in jobs and businesses—within industries, across industries, and across locations, concludes a paper to be discussed at the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity conference June 25, and government policies that impede that process could make a potentially slow and painful recovery even worse.

Analysis and Commentary

Strategy And Biosecurity: An Applied History Perspective

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A History Working Group seminar with Daniel Sargent.

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Analysis and Commentary

The US Could Learn From How Eastern Europe Treats Its Soviet Oppressors’ Statues

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Friday, June 26, 2020

Statues and monuments — from Columbus to Confederates, presidents to priests — are heatedly being removed, defaced or destroyed. Police actions and popular protests have rekindled debates over American history that can be informed by how other countries have managed their tortured pasts and controversial memorials.

Analysis and Commentary

Best Recent Paragraph On Immigration Hassles

by David R. Hendersonvia Econlib
Friday, June 26, 2020
An aside: when describing the above, regular, non-emigrant citizens in the US never have the slightest familiarity with what I’m talking about. These indignities are instantly familiar to even the fanciest of us developed-world middle-class immigrants, but a perpetual surprise to citizens.
Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson, Ken Cuccinelli, Jarrett Stepman, Joey Rodolfo

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia OMNY FM
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his latest columns focusing on what he calls a "cultural revolution" playing out in the streets of America's major cities and how it will affect the presidential election.
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Scott Atlas – COVID-19 Interview

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Policy@McCombs
Friday, June 26, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses the policies made concerning COVID-19.
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John Cochrane – COVID-19 Interview

interview with John H. Cochranevia Policy@McCombs
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Cochrane discusses the history of pandemics as well as the current response to COVID-19 and its effect on the economy.

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Victor Davis Hanson: Trump's Headwinds Turning To Tailwinds As The Public Reacts To The Disorder

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "A Presidential Campaign Simile: Storm-Tossed Galleon."

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: Rise Of The Nationalist Countryside And Decline Of The Globalist City

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "The Triumph of the Country Mouse."

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Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: The Case For Good Schools As A State Constitutional Right

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli is joined by Nina Rees, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, and David Griffith to discuss Rees's new AEI paper, “A constitutional right to a high-quality public education.”
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5/8 Churchill: Walking With Destiny, By Andrew Roberts

interview with Andrew Robertsvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Andrew Roberts discusses his book Churchill: Walking with Destiny.

Churchill walks through the ruins of Coventry Cathedral with Alfred Robert Grindlay, 1941
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6/8 Churchill: Walking with Destiny, by Andrew Roberts.

interview with Andrew Robertsvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Andrew Roberts discusses his book Churchill: Walking with Destiny.

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7/8 Churchill: Walking With Destiny, By Andrew Roberts

interview with Andrew Robertsvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Andrew Roberts discusses his book Churchill: Walking with Destiny.

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8/8 Churchill: Walking With Destiny, By Andrew Roberts

interview with Andrew Robertsvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Andrew Roberts discusses his book Churchill: Walking with Destiny.

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In the News

The Impact On Kids And Teens Of School Closures Due To COVID-19

cited Scott W. Atlasvia Independent Women's Forum
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Policy-makers considering whether and how to reopen schools this fall should consider the following data

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The Black Lives Matter Movement Has Gone Too Far

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Article
Friday, June 26, 2020

To be honest, I’ve had about as much Black Lives Matter as I can take. The BLM and Antifa mob, here and in America, have got the bit between their teeth and have really gone for it, beyond all reason, into the realm of lunacy.

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Pandenomics: How Open Data Is Guiding Public Policy

quoting Michael Spencevia Technology Review (MIT)
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Generals always fight the last war, runs the military aphorism. Politicians have also drawn heavily from battlefield lexicon in framing the fight against covid-19, but they too are at risk of leaning on outdated concepts and responses based on past crises that bear limited resemblance to the pandemic.

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Of Marxism And Murder: The Professor In The Peruvian Prison

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Foundation for Economic Education
Friday, June 26, 2020

To waste your life chasing delusions is bad enough. To sacrifice innocent lives without remorse as you pursue those fantasies is downright criminal. It defines you as a sociopath and a homicidal maniac.

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What Should We Make Of The Ethnic ‘Pay Gap’?

cited Thomas Sowellvia The Spectator
Thursday, June 25, 2020

If one group earns more and enjoys better workplace success than another, does that mean the less successful group is being discriminated against? There might be individual examples of discrimination but I’m not convinced this is proof of institutional discrimination.

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Understanding Racism Requires Some Homework

mentioning Shelby Steelevia Northside Sun
Thursday, June 25, 2020

The mindless murder of a handcuffed black man by a white policeman in Minneapolis has set off continuing protests, riots and looting. The multi-racial demonstrators are calling into question our country’s rule of law, its social contract and its treatment of minorities. Their signs say they hate all policemen.

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The Summer 2020 Issue Of Education Next Is Here!

via Education Next
Friday, June 26, 2020

In the cover story, Christine Mulhern reveals that when it comes to school counselors, quality varies and can matter as much as with teachers for driving student outcomes.