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Climate Change And Human Ingenuity

by Terry Andersonvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Yes, temperatures are slowly rising—but we should let the marketplace, not regulators, solve this problem.  

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Germany’s Welcoming Miracle

by Josef Joffevia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Two decades after its last refugee crisis, the country’s attitude toward foreign migrants is surprisingly positive—for now.

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Heroism Is More Saving Than Slaying

by Tod Lindbergvia USA Today
Thursday, September 10, 2015

From firefighters to U.S. combat troops, modern bravery doesn't conquer; it protects.

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What's In Store For California Politics Over Next Three Decades?

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, September 10, 2015

With California celebrating 165 years of statehood this week, what better time to ponder where America’s nation-state will be in 2050, with 200 candles on the birthday cake.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Cheaper Sugar

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Thursday, September 10, 2015

A nice trade epigram from David Henderson: I don't think Trump understands that when we open trade to other countries, we gain not just as exporters but as consumers. But then, what U.S. politician running for president does?

Analysis and Commentary

The Unlearned Lessons Of 9/11

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Friday, September 11, 2015

If experience is the teacher of fools, class is still in session.

Map of Taiwan
Analysis and Commentary

Consolidating Positions

by Alan D. Rombergvia China Leadership Monitor
Wednesday, September 9, 2015

In recent weeks, candidates in Taiwan’s forthcoming presidential election have focused on consolidating their positions.

Interviews
Interviews

Thomas Sowell On The Steve Malzberg Show (25:03)

interview with Thomas Sowellvia NewsMax
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses his new book Wealth, Poverty & Politics on Newsmax TV’s Steve Malzberg Show.

Interviews

Thomas Sowell On The Hard Line

interview with Thomas Sowellvia NewsMax
Friday, September 11, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses his new book Wealth, Poverty & Politics on Newsmax TV’s The Hard Line.

Interviews

Jeremy Carl: California's Bold Plan To Curb Gas Use

interview with Jeremy Carlvia WBUR
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow Jeremy Carl discusses California's plans to cut gasoline use in half by 2030.

Interviews

Strategika: “Arms Control, Ancient and Modern” With Barry Strauss

interview with Barry Strauss via Strategika
Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Chronicling the history of efforts to restrain violence.

In the News
Condoleezza Rice
In the News

Condoleezza Rice Receives Award For Helping Youth

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia IndyStar
Friday, September 11, 2015

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was awarded the 2015 Pathfinder Award by the Indiana Sports Corp. on Thursday night.

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In the News

Former Treasury Official: Hike Rates Now

quoting John B. Taylorvia Finance & Commerce
Thursday, September 10, 2015

A former U.S. Treasury official told a room full of Minnesota business leaders Thursday that it’s time for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade.

In the News

The Misunderstood Achievement Gap

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Education Week
Friday, September 11, 2015

When the results of the next round of standardized tests are released, you can be sure they will continue to reveal a vast gap between the performance of whites and Asian students on one hand and that of blacks and Hispanics on the other.

In the News

Inside L.A.'s Piñata District In The Age Of Donald Trump

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia CNN
Friday, September 11, 2015

Donald Trump justifies his almost daily provocations by claiming he speaks for the "silent majority" -- Americans who share his outrage about illegal immigration, but are afraid to speak up.

In the News

The Fog Of Foreign Policy

mentioning Henry A. Kissinger, George P. Shultzvia Real Clear Politics
Friday, September 11, 2015

Dean Acheson, who is often seen as one of the great American secretaries of state, wrote in the final chapter of his memoir, "Present at the Creation," about what he called "the struggle through illusion to policy."

In the News

Making The Pitch For National Parks And Treasures

quoting George P. Shultzvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, September 10, 2015

The view from former Secretary of State George Shultz and his wife Charlotte Mailliard Shultzes’ penthouse apartment nearly spans from sea to shining sea. Atop Russian Hill and 30 stories above the ground, the Shultzes’ expansive (and expensive) home appears to be the staging area for every San Francisco postcard ever made.

In the News

John Stossel: Candidates Should Be Screaming About Regulations

quoting John H. Cochranevia New Hampshire Union Leader
Thursday, September 10, 2015

I'm upset that the presidential candidates, all of them, rarely mention a huge problem: the quiet cancer that kills opportunity — regulation. The accumulated burden of it is the reason America is stuck in the slowest economic recovery since the Depression.

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Democrats Block Disapproval Vote On Iran Nuclear Deal

quoting Abraham D. Sofaervia The Daily Times
Friday, September 11, 2015
Senate Democrats voted to uphold the hard-fought nuclear accord with Iran on Thursday, overcoming ferocious GOP opposition and delivering President Barack Obama a legacy-making victory on his top foreign policy priority.
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Democracy Promotion And The Democracy Recession

featuring Larry Diamondvia National Endowment for Democracy
Friday, September 18, 2015

Join us for panel discussion celebrating the publication of Larry Diamond’s new collection of essays In Search of Democracy (Routledge). Professor Diamond, Thomas Carothers, Louisa Greve, and Peter Lewis will examine the state of democracy and democracy-promotion in the world today, with special attention to developments in Asia and Africa.

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Girls Are The Majority At Some Of D.C.’s Top High Schools, Which Some See As An Inequity

quoting Michael J. Petrillivia The Washington Post
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Benjamin Banneker Academic High School has an abundance of college-level classes and one of the highest graduation rates in the District. It’s also overwhelming female. Three out of four Banneker students last school year were girls.