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Water Policy Reform: Economic Policy Challenges Facing California’s Next Governor

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Hoover Institution
Monday, October 29, 2018

California is a drought-prone state. Since 1960, the population of California has more than doubled. This suggests that the problem is that population growth in the state has made it difficult to supply enough water to accommodate the larger population. Although true to some extent, this is a minor cause of our water difficulties.

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Area 45: Election Preview With Dave Brady, Mo Fiorina, And Doug Rivers

interview with David Brady, Morris P. Fiorina, Douglas Riversvia Area 45
Friday, November 2, 2018

What the fractious political landscape means for the midterm elections.

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Settled Law: Birthright Citizenship And The 14th Amendment

by John Yoovia The American Mind
Friday, November 2, 2018
The 14th Amendment settled the question of birthright citizenship.
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Cross Subsidies And Monopolization, Explained

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Thursday, November 1, 2018

I found a beautiful, clear, detailed, fact-based, and devastating explanation of how forced cross-subsidies, monopolized markets, and lack of competition conspire to strangle the American health care system.

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New Issue Of Hoover Digest Online

via Hoover Digest
Friday, November 2, 2018

The fall issue of Hoover Digest is now available online. The journal focuses on topics both classical—the economy, personal freedom, the role of government—and timely, such as cybersecurity, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts. 

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

China Plays The Japan Card

by Michael R. Auslinvia National Review
Friday, November 2, 2018

The heralded meeting last week between Chinese president Xi Jinping and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was touted by both leaders as opening a new era in Sino–Japanese relations.

Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California
Analysis and Commentary

Which Team Has A Worse Record Than The 49ers And Raiders? The California GOP

by Bill Whalenvia The Sacramento Bee
Thursday, November 1, 2018

As if California didn’t already test your patience, try this for cringe-worthy viewing: the Raiders and the 49ers playing each other this week, which seemed like a good idea before the season started. Going into their Thursday night encounter in Santa Clara, the two Bay area NFL teams were a combined two wins and 13 losses.

Analysis and Commentary

Election Day: The Clear-Cut Choice Americans Face

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, November 2, 2018
This year’s midterm election offers the starkest contrast between the two parties in recent memory, making the choice of which to vote for obvious. We have reached a critical point in the long-developing transformation of our country from a democratic republic to the concentrated power and “soft despotism” of a technocratic elite. This year’s vote will determine whether Donald Trump’s pushback against that transformation will continue, or whether it will stall.
Interviews
Interviews

Santelli Exchange: Lazear On The Jobs Report

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Friday, November 2, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the labor market in recovery mode.
Interviews

Richard Epstein: The Strange Case Of The New Democratic Socialism (Part 1 of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "The Problem With Soft Socialism."

Interviews

Richard Epstein: The Strange Case Of The New Democratic Socialism (Part 2 Of 2)

via The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "The Problem With Soft Socialism."

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Trump Is Showing He ‘Actually Wants’ A Trade Deal With China, Stanford Expert Says

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia CNBC
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the US-China trade conflict and thinks there might be an opportunity to resolve the ongoing dispute between the world's largest economies.
Interviews

Kevin Warsh: A U.S.-China Trade War Would Cause 'Shock For The Global Economy

interview with Kevin Warshvia Seeking Alpha
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Kevin Warsh discusses the trade tensions between the US and China, and how that relationship effects the global supply chain and global economy.
In the News
In the News

Lessons Of The Last Financial Crisis

featuring Niall Fergusonvia The Harvard Gazette
Thursday, November 1, 2018
The last global financial crisis was just beginning when Niall Ferguson published his seminal book “The Ascent of Money” in 2008. He came to the Harvard Kennedy School on Wednesday to warn that history could repeat itself.
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On Messaging: An Interview With J. Scott Jennings

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia Harvard Political Review
Thursday, November 1, 2018
"We have seen a lot of sorting. In my study groups, we talk about some research by a political scientist called Morris Fiorina. His argument is that Americans are no more extreme or polarized than they have ever been. It is just that the parties have sorted out everybody who is not either extremely conservative or liberal."
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How Do You Say ‘Fake News’ In Russian?

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Foreign Policy
Thursday, November 1, 2018
The Russian media is obsessed with the American civil war. No, not the one that erupted in 1861 over the secession of the South—the civil war that’s coming with the next U.S. presidential election.
Hoover Institution Archives Poster Collection, JA 120
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Mark Ravina Discusses Development Of Nationalism In Japan

mentioning Hoover Institution, Eric Wakinvia The Stanford Daily
Friday, November 2, 2018
On Thursday, Emory University history professor Mark Ravina ’88 Ph.D. ’91 gave a keynote lecture exploring the development of Japanese nationalism in a global context. He spoke at Stauffer Auditorium in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration, the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Hoover Institution and the 50th anniversary of the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS).