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The Enemy Within

by General Jim Mattisvia The Atlantic
Sunday, December 1, 2019

Our grasp on what it takes to sustain a democracy is slipping.

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Unconstitutional Medicare-For-All

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, November 11, 2019

 Elizabeth Warren's plan needs a robust take-down

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Is Economic Winter Coming?

by Raghuram Rajanvia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Now that the old rules governing macroeconomic cycles no longer seem to apply, it remains to be seen what might cause the next recession in the United States. But if recent history is our guide, the biggest threat stems not from the US Federal Reserve or any one sector of the economy, but rather from the White House.

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Ten Reasons Why Impeachment Is Illegitimate

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

We are witnessing constitutional government dissipating before our very eyes.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

U.S. Military And The Amazing Impact In Afghanistan

by Timothy Kanevia Balance of Economics
Monday, November 11, 2019

I had the honor of speaking at the annual “Airman of the Year” dinner for a US Air Force wing a few days ago. My tasking was to offer some brief remarks that were motivational and maybe told a story of resiliency. What can a civilian say to the men and women who routinely risk their lives rescuing other military heroes? About resiliency?

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: Observations From Inside A Success Academy School

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Robert Pondiscio, a senior fellow at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, sits down with Paul E. Peterson to discuss his time observing a Success Academy school in the Bronx, and his new book, “How the Other Half Learns.”

Analysis and Commentary

Comrade, Can You Spare a Swine?

by Christopher R. O’Deavia Military History in the News
Friday, November 8, 2019

As the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) takeover of mainland China recede into recent history, a look at the Communists’ heritage suggests that for all its foreign-exchange reserves and tech manufacturing know-how, and despite its military hardware and far-flung infrastructure investment portfolio, China may not have come that far.

Analysis and Commentary

Duflo And Banerjee's Deficient Thinking On Incentives, Part II

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Last week, I wrote Part I of my critique of a recent long article in the New York Times by new Nobel Prize in economics winners Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee of MIT. The op/ed is titled “Economic Incentives Don’t Always Do What We Want Them To,” New York Times, October 26, 2019. This is Part II of the critique.

Interviews
Interviews

‘The International System Is Somewhat Dangerous And Chaotic,’ Condoleezza Rice Warns

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia CNBC
Monday, November 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice discusses dangers related to the breakdown in the global order.

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China’s Response To NBA Hong Kong Tweet Was A ‘Violation Of US Sovereignty,’ Condoleezza Rice Says

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia CNBC
Monday, November 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice talks about the great concern in the US over violence and instability in Hong Kong.

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David Davenport On The John Batchelor Show: How Public Policy Became War: 1 Of 2

interview with David Davenportvia The John Batchelor Show
Sunday, November 10, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow David Davenport discusses his book How Public Policy Became War.

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David Davenport On The John Batchelor Show: How Public Policy Became War: 2 Of 2

interview with David Davenportvia The John Batchelor Show
Sunday, November 10, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow David Davenport discusses his book How Public Policy Became War.

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Peter Robinson: 1989: Lessons From The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

interview with Peter M. Robinsonvia The Europe Desk
Monday, November 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Peter Robinson discusses 1989, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the lessons from that fateful year.

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Herb Lin On The John Batchelor Show: Uncle Sam Wants To Talk Directly To You About You Use Your Digital Device.

interview with Herbert Linvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, November 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Herb Lin discusses his Lawfare article "CISA’s Request for Subpoena Power."

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John Yoo: Mistake For House To Not Make Impeachment Inquiry As Fair As Possible

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo says House Democrats have an obligation to make the impeachment investigation as transparent as possible.

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John Yoo: Fox News Obtains Emails That Raise Questions About Testimony Of Key Impeachment Witness

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Friday, November 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the timing of emails between ousted Ukraine Amb. Marie Yovanovitch and a Democratic congressional staffer. Was a whistle-blower working with House Democratic staff to coordinate stories?

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'The Tubman Command' Author Elizabeth Cobbs On Harriet Tubman As A Patriotic Veteran

interview with Elizabeth Cobbsvia NPR
Sunday, November 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Cobbs discusses her book The Tubman Command: A Novel.

Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover fellow Paul Gre
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Paul Gregory: Women Of The Gulag, Now Fascinating All Of Russia, Was Shortlisted For An Academy Award (Part 1 Of 2)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, November 9, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book and film Women of the Gulag.

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Paul Gregory: Women Of The Gulag: "Slave Labor Under Stalin Was Not Just For Men. There Were Also Women.” (Part 2 Of 2)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, November 9, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book and film Women of the Gulag.

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John Yoo: Whistleblower’s Attorney Sends Cease And Desist Letter To White House

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Saturday, November 9, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo weighs in on the whistleblower’s attorney's cease and desist letter that was sent to White House.

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Elizabeth Cobbs On City Lights: ‘Tubman Command;’ And Isabelle De Borchgrave

interview with Elizabeth Cobbsvia WABE 90.1
Monday, November 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Cobbs discusses her book The Tubman Command: A Novel.

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Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman
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Milton Friedman's Arguments Will Never Age

quoting Milton Friedman, George P. Shultzvia The Washington Examiner
Monday, November 11, 2019

At the top of a steep hill here stands a green hexagonal cottage. Milton Friedman, who built it in the 1960s, used to look out, as I am looking now, over the slopes that stretch in every direction, thick with pine and birch and maple. Perhaps the great free market economist mused, even in those earliest days of eco-activism, on how prosperity boosts the natural ecology.

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30 Years After USSR Collapse, Mindless Millennials Embrace Socialism

quoting Peter M. Robinsonvia Patriot Post
Monday, November 11, 2019

November 9th marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall — and the precipitous disintegration of the tyrannical Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and its East Block gulags.

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The Fascinating Story Of The ‘Hello Girls,’ America’s First Female Soldiers

quoting Elizabeth Cobbsvia Deseret News (UT)
Monday, November 11, 2019

War correspondent Harry Williams picked up the phone in Paris. It was May 1918 and artillery shells were raining down around him. He expected the line would be filled with heavy static and the sound of foreign-speaking voices.

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Trump And The Paris Climate Accord–Another Promise Kept

quoting Bjorn Lomborgvia Breitbart
Monday, November 11, 2019

On November 4, 2019, President Trump made good on yet another promise to the American people.

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Lehigh Hosts Veterans At Luncheon

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Lehigh News (Lehigh University)
Monday, November 11, 2019

Event coincides with the 100-year anniversary celebration of ROTC at Lehigh.