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How Medicaid Fails The Poor

by Scott W. Atlasvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Patients enrolled in the program experience nearly the same outcomes as those without insurance.

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Hillary's Neoliberals

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Many elections redefine political parties. The rise of George McGovern's hard-left agenda in 1972, followed later in the decade by Jimmy Carter's evangelical liberalism, drove centrist Democrats into the arms of Richard Nixon and later Ronald Reagan.

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The Left's Reticence On Islam

by Bruce Thorntonvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Recent terrorist attacks have made clear that progressivism is a bankrupt ideology. 

Featured

The Phony Case Against Glyphosate

by Julie Kelly, Henry I. Millervia National Review
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Green zealots pressure the EPA to ban valuable weapons against hunger and disease. 

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

America's Constitutionalist And Our Constitutional Soul

by Adam J. White featuring Harvey C. Mansfieldvia The Weekly Standard
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

On Scalia, Mansfield, and republicanism.

Analysis and Commentary

Trump Takes On Somali Immigration

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Scott Johnson wrote a great piece at Power Line earlier this week, referencing the Trump campaign’s raising the issue of mass Somali immigration to the U.S. and Trump’s linking this issue to that of the numerous young Somali-Americans who have attempted and/or succeeded in joining terrorist groups, including ISIS, abroad. 

Analysis and Commentary

California Is Moving In the Wrong Energy Security Direction

by Carson Brunovia Real Clear Markets
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

In the soon-to-be-released Hoover Institution Press book, Blueprint for America, edited by former Secretary of State George Shultz, retired Admiral James Ellis explores how the United States is primed and ready to develop an energy security strategy. 

Analysis and Commentary

Chen: Executive Overreach

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall Review
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Our founders created a system of government with careful checks and balances between its three branches. But President Obama has stampeded over this careful design with his unilateral use of executive power.

Analysis and Commentary

Common Arguments Against Immigration

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, August 11, 2016

New research by Harvard professor George Borjas on the effect of the Mariel Boatlift - a giant shock to Miami's labor market that increased the size of its population by 7 percent in 42 days - finds large negative wage effects concentrated on Americans with less than a high school degree.

Analysis and Commentary

Twitter Wins A Round On ISIS Immunity

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Twitter won a first round yesterday on the question of whether CDA § 230 immunizes the company against civil lawsuits over its provision of service to terrorist groups.

Interviews
Interviews

Checker Finn On The Hugh Hewitt Show (30:12)

interview with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Stitcher
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Checker Finn discusses technology in the classroom.

Interviews

Herb Lin: Cyberattack Concerns Real About U.S. Presidential Election

interview with Herbert Linvia Stanford News
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Herb Lin discusses the real possibility that foreign hackers could throw a monkey wrench into the outcome of the US presidential election in the fall.

In the News
Klaus Mühlhahn of the Free University of Berlin
In the News

Hoover Holds Annual Summer Workshop On China

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The fourth annual Hoover Institution workshop on China, entitled Transition and Transformation: China in the Twentieth Century, was held from August 1 to August 10. This year, the workshop was cosponsored with the Seminar of East Asian Studies, Free University of Berlin and featured eight speakers from the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and China, all of whom analyzed political, economic, social, and institutional factors leading to the transformation of China in the past century.

News
In the News

Turkey's Challenges And What It Means For U.S. Relations

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted the "Turkey's Challenges And What It Means For U.S. Relations" on Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm. The event video is below.

Event
In the News

Taylor Rule Shows Raghuram Rajan’s Policy Rate Regime Was Prudent, Not Hawkish

featuring John B. Taylorvia Live Mint
Thursday, August 11, 2016

With the Taylor Rule policy rate now higher than the actual repo rate, the new Monetary Policy Committee has a job on its hands.

Paul E. Peterson
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Harvard's Paul Peterson Stepping Down From The Helm Of Education Next

featuring Paul E. Petersonvia Education Week
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Paul E. Peterson, the Harvard scholar who founded the journal Education Next in 2001, is stepping down as editor-in-chief.

In the News

The Productivity Problem That Pols Ignore

quoting John H. Cochranevia The Washington Post
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The 2016 presidential race, to put it mildly, will not go down as a campaign distinguished by cogent economic arguments and serious discussions of policy options. That said, it is shocking that a major — maybe the major — economic issue has not been seriously addressed by either candidate, has not been raised in debates or has been barely mentioned in the press until quite recently.

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Judge's Nomination To 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals Depends On Politics, Professor Says

quoting Michael McConnellvia Northern California Record
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Following a successful confirmation hearing, Lucy Koh is one step closer to becoming the first female Korean-American judge on an appellate court.

In the News

Obama’s Worst Mistake

quoting Kori Schakevia The New York Times
Thursday, August 11, 2016

A crazed gunman’s attack on an Orlando club in June, killing 49 people, resulted in blanket news coverage and national trauma.