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Portland Goes Over The Brink

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, July 27, 2020

Targeted federal intervention is needed in cities that have abdicated their policing responsibilities.

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Waiting For The Counterrevolution

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

As the rioting continues, Democrats and the media attempt to blame it all on Trump, and most Americans watch and worry, in silence.

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American Challenges Abroad At A Time Of Plague, Protest, And Panic At Home

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Senator Tom Cotton and Victor Davis Hanson discussed American Challenges Abroad at a Time of Plague, Protest, and Panic at Home on July 29 at 4:30pm ET.

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Bjorn Lomborg Declares “False Alarm” On Climate Hysteria

interview with Bjorn Lomborgvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, July 27, 2020

This week, a conversation with Bjorn Lomborg, a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, the president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, and one of the foremost climate experts in the world today. His new book, False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planetis an argument for treating climate as a serious problem but not an extinction-level event requiring such severe and drastic steps as rewiring a large part of the culture and the economy.

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Hoover@100

via Histories
Sunday, May 17, 2020

Explore a centennial celebration of the stories and artifacts that make the Hoover Institution the preeminent public policy and archival research center that it is today.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Few States’ Monumental Task – Who Deserves A Spot In Congress’ Statuary Hall?

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Monday, July 27, 2020

The passing of Georgia Rep. John Lewis marks the end of an era – the last living speaker at the same 1963 march and rally where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have A Dream” speech (ironically, Olivia de Havilland, the last living cast member of the Georgia-fictional Gone With The Wind, passed away nine days later).

Analysis and Commentary

Time To Turn To California’s Community Colleges For Common-Sense Solutions?

by John Pimentelvia Eureka
Thursday, July 23, 2020

Do you believe that our capitalist democracy and open markets perfectly enable equality of opportunity and self-agency?

Analysis and Commentary

Lanhee Chen: A Clear-Eyed View Of China

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall Review
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave a major speech last week, outlining a new approach to dealing with China. For many years, American policymakers have assumed that as China became more prosperous, it would become freer, more open and a responsible member of the international community.

Analysis and Commentary

Judy Shelton On The Soviet Economy

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, July 27, 2020

I’ve been reading today about the background of Judy Shelton, whom President Trump wants to appoint to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Right now I’m leaning somewhat in favor and trying to learn enough to be able to write an article about the potential appointment. I don’t know enough yet.

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson Says Violent Protesters Made ‘Faustian Bargain’ With Democrats

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the rioters and that the democrats seem to support the rioters because the democrats think the rioters can help them get rid of President Trump.

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Scott Atlas Calls For Ending Lockdowns 'In A Safe Way,' Cites 'Reasons For Optimism' In Coronavirus Fight

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Monday, July 27, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses a coronavirus vaccine and warns that the vaccine is not a cure all forever panacea. Atlas notes that  the virus is not eliminated by having people work from home and we should end the lock downs, but protect the high risk people.

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Michael McConnell: Taking The Bar Exam During Pandemic

interview with Michael McConnellvia Bloomberg
Monday, July 27, 2020

(21:14) Hoover Institution fellow Michael McConnell discusses the Supreme Court's refusal to lift Covid capacity limits on a Nevada church.

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Lanhee Chen: Congress Tries To Come Together On New Stimulus Bill

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Monday, July 27, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the latest stimulus bill.

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John Yoo On The P.A.S. Report

interview with John Yoovia The P.A.S. Report Podcast
Sunday, July 26, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses his new book, Defender-in-Chiefand whether wittingly or unwittingly, President Donald Trump has become a defender of the United States Constitution.

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John Yoo On Nightside With Dan Rea

interview with John Yoovia Nightside With Dan Rea
Monday, July 27, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses his new book, Defender-in-Chief

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John Yoo: The Electoral College “Represents The Broad Diversity Of The Country”

interview with John Yoovia Fox Across America
Monday, July 27, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses his new book, Defender-in-Chief

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Monday Morning Politics; School Re-Openings; John Yoo On Presidential Power; Hollywood's Comeback And Film & TV Industry Calls

interview with John Yoovia The Brian Lehrer Show (WNYC)
Monday, July 27, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses his new book, Defender-in-Chief

In the News
In the News

Thomas Sowell Happily Removes Race From Success Equation

featuring Thomas Sowellvia Real Clear Markets
Monday, July 27, 2020
Hoover Institution economist Thomas Sowell has long made a case that it is not racism that makes Blacks on average poorer than other Americans. Data concerning Nigerian immigrants and their children emphasize this point.
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Trust In Fauci On COVID-19 Is A Democrat-Media Creation Because He Is On Their Side

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia PJ Media
Monday, July 27, 2020

According to an article in Forbes, Dr. Fauci enjoys a high degree of trust regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. These poll results are not surprising since the media has embraced him with a startling zeal. Fauci has been ubiquitous on cable news and even got a magazine cover. Recently, he threw out the first pitch for the Washington Nationals.

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Time For Americans To Have An Honest Conversation About Race

quoting Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Washington Times
Monday, July 27, 2020

A terrible malignancy grips America — universities, public intellectuals and the media are imposing a heresy on our citizens, and cynical CEOs kowtow to protect corporate brands.

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Trump Uses Ruling On Obama-Era Policy As Cause For Flurry Of 'Exciting' Executive Orders

quoting John Yoovia The Washington Times
Sunday, July 26, 2020

President Trump is turning increasingly to executive action to push through his election-year agenda, buoyed by a Supreme Court ruling that the White House believes has expanded the president’s power of the pen.