Hoover Daily Report
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Economist John Taylor Thinks The Fed Is ‘In A Better Place’ With Interest Rates

interview with John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Friday, May 3, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow John Taylor discusses the Fed's approach to monetary policy as well as the state of the overall economy.
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How Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Democratic candidate owes America some answers

Federal Reserve building
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A Cautionary Note On Price-Level Targeting

by Charles I. Plosservia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

A brief meditation on some strategies for the Fed

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Famous Guests At The Hoover Institution Throughout History

via The Hoover Centennial
Friday, May 3, 2019

Heads of state have frequently visited the Hoover Institution to learn from the scholars and the Library & Archives.

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Strategies For Monetary Policy: A Policy Conference

Friday, May 3, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Perspectives on monetary policy strategy. 

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

It’s Time For California To Create A Safer, More Reliable, And More Resilient Surface Transportation System

by Karen Philbrickvia Eureka
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

With California’s population expected to reach 50 million by 2050, incremental improvements will not be enough to sufficiently expand mobility. Smart solutions are needed—innovative approaches to mobility that combine new technologies with nontraditional tools to address transportation challenges that are becoming increasingly complex.

Analysis and Commentary

Venezuelans Will Have To Fight For Their Democracy. Trump Can’t, And Won’t, Do It For Them

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, May 2, 2019

American presidents — and all political leaders — inevitably face trade-offs between conflicting priorities. In Venezuela, President Trump is stuck between a policy rock and a preference hard place, caught between a democratic and humanitarian demand to side with the Venezuelan people and the tough reality that there is very little he can — or really wants — to do.

Analysis and Commentary

A Question On Victims Of Communism Day 2019

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

George Mason University law professor Ilya Somin, over at The Volokh Conspiracy, makes the point that May 1 should be a day to honor victims of Communism. I agree.

Interviews
Interviews

John Yoo Warns Of A Coming 'Constitutional Clash' Between The President And Congress

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the results of the Mueller investigation and the information struggle between Congress, Mueller, and Attorney General Barr.

Interviews

John Yoo: Discussing The Mueller Report: Yoo On CNN's ‘CNN Tonight’

interview with John Yoovia CNN
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses Barr, Mueller, and the handling of the Mueller Report.

In the News
In the News

Asia-Pacific Geo-Economic Strategy Forum Discusses Japan-U.S. Cooperation In Determining Regional Order

quoting H. R. McMaster, Hoover Institutionvia Stanford Daily
Friday, May 3, 2019
On Thursday, the third Asia-Pacific Geo-Economic Strategy Forum (APGEO) saw discussion on issues of international strategic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific with a particular focus on the U.S.-Japan relationship. Speakers included experts on defense and foreign affairs, including former U.S. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster and former Japanese Ministers of Defense.
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Media Roundtable Focuses on China, National Security

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A recent media roundtable at the Hoover Institution featured discussions between journalists and Hoover scholars on US foreign policy toward China and other national security issues.

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Eric Wakin (right), Hoover deputy director and director of the Library & Archives, chaired and moderated the discussion
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Hoover Hosts Event To Discuss Life And Legacy Of Li Rui, Chairman Mao’s Personal Secretary And Biggest Critic

Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives hosted a special event on April 22, 2019, to discuss the life and legacy of Li Rui, an old-guard Communist who became a revisionist historian and standard-bearer for liberal values in China.

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In the News

Be Skeptical Of Biden’s Sudden Surge

quoting David Brady, Morris P. Fiorina, Douglas Riversvia Bloomberg
Friday, May 3, 2019
Joe Biden is now a week out from formally announcing his presidential candidacy. A lot of pundits seem to think he has at the very least nailed down a clear lead and ensured himself a finalist slot for the Democratic nomination. I’m not so sure.
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California High Speed Railway Estimated To Cost $79B: Report

quoting Lee Ohanianvia NTD
Friday, May 3, 2019
A project update report from the California railway authorities has raised the price tag for the Californian rail project to $79 billion.
In the News

Conservatism After Trump.

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Human Events
Friday, May 3, 2019
Less than seven months after president Trump’s inauguration, conservative pundit William Kristol called for “liberating…conservatism from Trumpism”—a battle cry that treats conservatism and Trumpism as separate entities, impossible to reconcile or synthesize.
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Raghuram Rajan Suggests Middle Path For Companies: Identify Four Key Stakeholders

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Financial Express
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Once again, we’re debating the purpose of corporations. On one side, progressives such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren argue that companies — given broad rights in court decisions such as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission — must also accept broad social responsibilities such as paying attractive wages and protecting the environment.

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Mogadishu Comes To Minneapolis

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Ridley Scott’s 2001 masterpiece, “Black Hawk Down,” has become, like his 2000 “Gladiator,” a classic tale of the triumph and tragedy as well as the courage, heroism, and sacrifice of a small band of brothers showcasing crucial elements of what classicist Victor Davis Hanson, has called, “the Western way of war.”

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More Than Half Of Americans Think Teachers Ill-Equipped To Handle Disruptive Students

quoting Michael J. Petrillivia Education Dive
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Americans are split on whether they think educators have the skills to handle discipline issues in the classroom, according to new Gallup data released Wednesday.
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How To Stop The Next "Huawei Moment"

quoting Jamil Jaffervia Axios
Thursday, May 2, 2019
The U.S. is having a "Huawei moment," as security concerns prompt the Trump administration to try to block allies from using 5G equipment produced by the Chinese company. But policymakers and experts also fear the U.S. is ill-prepared to challenge Chinese dominance in the next waves of technology — opening the U.S. to another round of national security worries.
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CyberWork And The American Dream: Documentary Screening & Panel

mentioning Elizabeth Cobbsvia Evanston News
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Are robots coming for our jobs? Artificial intelligence is here, and it's already faster, more efficient, and cheaper than human labor.