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The Hoover Institution Releases Report Providing Solutions For Homelessness In California

Monday, June 20, 2022
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Hoover Institution senior fellow Joshua D. Rauh and research analyst Jillian Ludwig have released a new paper, “Homelessness in California: Practical Solutions for a Complex Problem.”

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The Fed Hasn’t Fixed Its Worst Blunder Since The 1970s

by Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Sunday, June 19, 2022

Jay Powell wants us to believe he has what it takes to bring inflation under control. History warns us to be skeptical.

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Economic Freedom In The Alito Draft

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Sunday, June 19, 2022

I read the draft Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade. I was surprised that the draft so quickly prejudges economic liberty, which I thought of as a topic still open for debate. I wrote the essay below. I haven't been able to interest any of the usual places that publish my op-eds, so, with the decision likely to come next week, here it is. 

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Biden And Oil: Destroy America In Order To Save It

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Monday, June 20, 2022

Our current oil shortage did not arise from a foreign war or tsunami, but from a deliberate policy to curtail oil production to force a more rapid transition to battery-powered transportation.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Rich World’s Climate Hypocrisy

by Bjorn Lomborgvia Opinion Journal (WSJ Live)
Monday, June 20, 2022

[Subscription Required] They beg for more oil and coal for themselves while telling developing lands to rely on solar and wind.

Analysis and Commentary

Ukraine Deserves Its Place In The EU. It’s Right For The Country – And Right For Europe

by Timothy Garton Ashvia The Guardian
Monday, June 20, 2022

Today’s decision by the European Commission is just a start. A larger EU would be better able to stand up to China and Russia.

Analysis and Commentary

The Law Should Be The Law...Not An À La Carte Menu The Mob Can Pick And Choose From

by Andrew Robertsvia Daily Mail
Monday, June 20, 2022

One thing that used to set Britain apart from many other countries was a reverence for the rule of law.

Analysis and Commentary

Rules Are Back In The Monetary Policy Report

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Monday, June 20, 2022

Last March, I quoted Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on this Economics One blog post from his March 2 and March 3 testimony at the House and Senate that “WE’LL HAVE IT IN THE NEXT ONE.”

Analysis and Commentary

The Asian Recall

by Michael T. Hartneyvia City Journal
Monday, June 20, 2022

Data from last week’s election indicate that Bay Area Asian voters played a key role in ousting the city’s district attorney—and that they favor a more moderate politics.

Co-author: Renu Mukherjee

Analysis and Commentary

Roosevelt Montás On Rescuing Socrates

interview with Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, June 20, 2022

How do books change our lives? Educator and author Roosevelt Montás of Columbia University talks about his book Rescuing Socrates with EconTalk host Russ Roberts.

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: Families Flee Minneapolis Public Schools

interview with Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, June 20, 2022

Enrollment is down nearly 50 percent as teachers union moves for control of school board.

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: Mexico And Respecting Different Viewpoints

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia VDH's Blade of Perseus
Saturday, June 18, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the state of Mexico and Mexican immigrants. Hanson also addresses the current trend to slur people you disagree with.

Interviews

Glenn Loury: Structural Stupidities Of The Left And Right

interview with Glenn Louryvia The Glenn Show
Monday, June 20, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow Glenn Loury discusses the lack of common sense on both the left and the right.

In the News
In the News

A Huge Number Of Employees Are Rebelling Against In-Office Mandates. The Battle Is Just Beginning

quoting Steven J. Davisvia Fortune
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

The findings are the latest from Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, and Steven J. Davis, who have been surveying 2,500 to 5,000 working Americans on work-from-home attitudes every month since 2020. May’s data revealed that forcing employees to come into headquarters isn’t always effective.

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Inhofe Joins Cornyn, Coons In Introducing Bipartisan Bill To Invest In Civics Education

quoting David Davenportvia Inhofe Senate
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

“Happily the Civics Secures Democracy Act provides significant federal funding to improve civic education while leaving the curricular and teaching decisions where they belong, in the states and local districts,” said David Davenport, Research Fellow at the Hoover Institute. “Formula grants to states help assure that this is federal support but not a federal takeover.”

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Elon Musk Takes Major Swipe At TikTok

quoting Matt Pottingervia The Daily Wire
Saturday, June 18, 2022

An op-ed published late last year by Matt Pottinger, who served in the Trump administration as the senior Asia adviser in the National Security Council and later as deputy national security adviser, and David Feith, who served as U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, warned of China’s attempts to dominate the global battle for data.

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Book Excerpt: The Last King Of America

quoting Andrew Robertsvia Orange County Breeze
Monday, June 20, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II not long ago opened a vast trove of documents relating to King George III, the king scorned and pilloried in the Declaration of Independence. This new source has resulted in a new biography by Andrew Roberts, The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III.

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What You May Not Know—But Should—About The Nation’s Report Card

mentioning Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Join Chester E. Finn, Jr. to discuss insights for policymakers from his book, Assessing The Nation’s Report Card.

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Sources And Acknowledgments

mentioning Glenn Tiffert, Hoover Institutionvia Economist
Thursday, May 26, 2022

[Subscription Required] The authors would like to give special thanks to the following for their help and insights: Bright Ackwerh, Manasseh Azure, Daryl Basu, Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi, Deborah Brautigam, Joshua Eisenman, Zitto Kabwe, and more.