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Economist Michael Boskin On Tariffs, Immigration, And Social Security

interview with Michael J. Boskinvia The Federalist
Monday, July 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Boskin discusses President Trump’s trade war with China, global economic and immigration trends in Europe, and the economics behind popular 2020 platforms like the Green New Deal and Medicare For All.

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California’s Governor Pushes For Single-Payer Health Care

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

California governor Gavin Newsom, who campaigned on bringing single-payer health care to California, has taken the next step by proposing to replace the state’s existing health-care advisory commission with a new commission that is narrowly focused on single-payer health care.

Newsom stated that “a single-payer financing system is the best way to achieve universal coverage.… My goal is to get everybody in and to stabilize costs.

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Nike And Kaepernick

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The broader implications of the company’s decision.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Modest Immigration Proposal

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

College campuses have lots of empty housing during the summer. Proudly progressive institutions such as Harvard, Yale, and Stanford should welcome illegal immigrants.

Analysis and Commentary

The Flight From Virtue

by Adam J. Whitevia Law and Liberty
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Thirty-seven Americans died on Flight 93. How many of them were Democrats? How many of them would have voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016?

Analysis and Commentary

Threats To Free And Open Societies

interview with H. R. McMaster, Niall Ferguson, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Larry Diamondvia C-SPAN
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows H.R. McMaster, Niall Ferguson, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and Larry Diamond discuss threats to free and open societies and what can be done to defeat these threats across government, the private sector, academia, and civil society.

Interviews
Interviews

Adam White: Supreme Court Recap | Lee Iacocca Wasn't A "Great Capitalist"

interview with Adam J. Whitevia Brian Gongol Show
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White reviews the Supreme Court's latest decisions as well as whether Lee Iacocca was a capitalist.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Week In Politics: Citizenship Question, The Next Dem Debates, Iran’s Uranium And More

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia KPCC 89.3 (Southern California)
Monday, July 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the Supreme Court's ruling on the census question, Iran, Biden, and much more.

In the News
In the News

Why America Lost So Many Of Its Black Teachers

quoting Eric Hanushekvia The Economist
Monday, July 8, 2019

Before 1964 nearly half of college-educated African-Americans in the South were teachers.

In the News

Welcome To California

quoting Lee Ohanianvia City Journal
Monday, July 8, 2019

After enduring decades of red tape, some developers are seeing their projects through.

In the News

The NDP's New Tax-The-Rich Plan Is Terrible, Even By Their Standards

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia Financial Post
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The class warfare section of the federal NDP’s plan, released four months before the federal election, is entitled “A New Deal for Tax Fairness.” It’s found on page 44 of the platform, in a sea of economic absurdities and expensive promises. This is unsurprising. It’s the NDP; economic absurdities are their stock-in-trade. Under Jagmeet Singh’s leadership, their inventory is overflowing.

In the News

New York’s Socialist Revolution Isn’t What It Seems

quoting Jonathan Roddenvia The Atlantic
Monday, July 8, 2019

The success of left-wing candidates in the Empire State has less to do with their ideas than with the decline of the Republican Party.

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‘Fintech Shadow Banks’ Shaping Global Credit – Amit Seru

quoting Amit Seru via Central Banking
Monday, July 8, 2019

Regulators need to pay more attention to shadow banks, Stanford professor says.

In the News

Parent Engagement Welcomed In Public Education

quoting Eric Hanushekvia Elk Valley Times
Monday, July 8, 2019

Public policy must enable parents and community leaders to serve their schools, districts and community more efficiently and effectively. Parents are the most important teachers of values to their children. Children benefit when they see their parents engaged in their education.

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Congressman Amash: A Trustee, Not A Politician

quoting David Davenportvia The Hill
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

As the United States begins its 243rd year of independence, Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.) has announced his independence from the Republican Party. Leaving one’s party is an act that both unlocks the chains that bind politicians to a political party and frees the politician to fight for the separation of powers between the branches of government.

In the News

Pompeo Launches Panel On ‘Unalienable Rights’ To Guide U.S. Foreign Policy

mentioning Russell A. Berman, Peter Berkowitzvia Breitbart
Monday, July 8, 2019

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Monday launched a commission on “unalienable rights” that will help the State Department determine what it considers a universal human right when deciding to commit American support.