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Setting The Record Straight On America's Health Care With Scott Atlas

by Scott W. Atlasvia PolicyEd
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Health care is an important to everyone, but it is often misunderstood. The health care system in the United States is the best in the world when it comes to quality and access to medical care. Cost remains an issue, however, and effective reform would lower prices without impairing access, quality, or innovation.

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Decision 2020 Report: The Present And Future Of U.S. National Security Strategy; “Phase One” Of The U.S.-China Trade Deal

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The second edition of the Decision 2020 explores the present and future of U.S. National Security Strategy in light of the Trump administration’s stated policy goal of re-establishing deterrence of Iran with the drone strike that killed its military leader Qassim Suleimani. It also covers the potential impact of “Phase One” of the U.S.-China Trade Deal.

News
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Area 45: Victor Davis Hanson: Holding The Trump Card

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Area 45
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Is President Trump on a path to reelection this fall?

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Lessons From The United States’ Showdown With The Barbary Pirates

by John Yoovia National Review
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Jefferson’s example in dealing with the pirates supports the Soleimani strike.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Chaos In Europe – It's Tricky Being World's Largest Importer Of Gas, Oil And Critic, Too

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Despite its cool Green parties and ambitious wind and solar agendas, Europe remains by far the world’s largest importer of oil and natural gas.

Analysis and Commentary

Welcome To California’s “4-H Club” Of Policy Concerns

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, January 16, 2020

For all the storm and fury emanating from the national’s capital, national politics at the beginning of 2020 boils down to three words, all beginning with the letter “i”: impeachment, Iran, and incumbency.

Analysis and Commentary

The Federal Funds Network And Monetary Policy Transmission: Evidence From The 2007–2009 Financial Crisis

by Daniel O. Beltran, Valentin Bolotnyy, Elizabeth Kleevia Science Direct
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Using a network approach, we show how the federal funds market was transformed during the financial crisis through the collapse of the ABCP market in 2007, changes in monetary policy implementation, and an increase in counterparty credit risk.

Analysis and Commentary

Stay The Course On National Standards

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

As an early Common Core booster, I had hoped that by now — 10 years after most states adopted the standards—our schools would have logged tangible improvements in teaching and learning that resulted in higher student achievement. As Tom Loveless and Morgan Polikoff argue so effectively, there’s little evidence such progress has happened at scale.

Interviews
Interviews

Niall Ferguson: “Trump Unleashed”

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Die Weltwoche
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses this year’s newest conflict zones and examines President Donald Trump, the most controversial guest attending the upcoming World Economic Forum.

Interviews

Justin Grimmer: Did Americans’ Racial Attitudes Elect Trump?

interview with Justin Grimmervia Niskanen Center
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Justin Grimmer discusses the people who voted for President Trump in 2016.

Interviews

Bruce Thornton On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bruce Thorntonvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Bruce Thornton discusses his Front Page Magazine article "False Analogies: The Heart of Fake Foreign Policy News."

In the News
In the News

21 Years On, Our Democracy Still Sick By Muhammadulfatiu Adepeju

quoting Larry Diamondvia Sahara Reporters
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Nigerians, like many Africans, still believe strongly in democracy. However, voter apathy will only expose the endangered, fragile system to more ruins. Nigerians must not only decide on Twitter, but visit polls to perform their civic duties as and when due; healthy discussions should substitute media whines.

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‘A Perfect Knight’: Remembering Roger Scruton

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia The Spectator
Saturday, January 18, 2020

Tributes from William Shawcross, Daniel Hannan, Jonathan Aitken, David Matthews and more.

Law and Justice
In the News

Bill To Criminalize Female Genital Mutilation Moves To The Full Senate

mentioning Ayaan Hirsi Alivia WEKU
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A bill to criminalize the practice of female genital mutilation in Kentucky unanimously passed out of a Senate Committee Wednesday.

In the News

Stanford University's Hoover Institution - Summer Policy Boot Camp

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Columbia University
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is offering a one-week public policy boot camp that will take place at their campus from August 16-22, 2020.