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How Freedom Is Caught Between Socialism And Capitalism In The Indo-Pacific

by Michael R. Auslinvia Socialism and Free Market Capitalism: The Human Prosperity Project
Monday, October 12, 2020

The world is about to witness a demonstration of whether an authoritarian state can take over a free society and keep it economically flourishing while individual rights are increasingly extinguished. If that sounds like a paradox, it is, given that the historical record includes no examples of such a transition to authoritarianism where, ultimately, economic growth and development continued while freedom languished.

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Is There An Antitrust Crisis In Big Tech?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, October 12, 2020

Democrats in the House of Representatives come after the digital economy with an unwise, unfocused report.

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Thank These Nobel Laureates For Your Cellphone

by David R. Hendersonvia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, October 12, 2020

Economists Paul Milgrom and Richard Wilson get the prize for devising spectrum auctions.

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Open Letter On Campus Culture

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Monday, October 12, 2020

Adam Ellwanger, Professor of English at the University of Houston, has organized an important open letter on campus culture. It has hundreds of signatories. You can sign too if you wish.  

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Preparing For The Next Pandemic: Mobilizing And Integrating Responses Across The Government And The Private Sector

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution hosts "Preparing for the Next Pandemic: Mobilizing and Integrating Responses Across the Government and the Private Sector" on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 9:00 AM PST/12:00 PM EST.

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Abortion Opportunity For Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation Hearings

by John Yoo, James Phillipsvia Newsweek
Monday, October 12, 2020

With President Trump out of quarantine and the debates resuming (maybe), abortion will return to center stage. Democrats will seek to turn this week's Senate hearings on Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court into a morality play. Expect to watch senators imply that her devout Catholic religious beliefs portend the judicial imposition of a patriarchal society. 

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Amy Coney Barrett, ObamaCare And The Supreme Court

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Fox News
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Legal experts across the political spectrum predict that the Supreme Court is unlikely to strike down all of ObamaCare in November.

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Businesses Say Their Travel Expenditures Won’t Return To Pre-COVID-19 Levels

by David Altig, Jose Maria Barrero, Nick Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Nick Parkervia Chicago Booth Review
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

In the months (and years) following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, airline travel was fundamentally altered. Despite a host of new measures to increase safety, not until April 2004 did airlines see passenger loads reach pre-9/11 levels. The COVID-19 pandemic is having an even more dramatic impact on plane travel, according to current and former airline executives.

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The SCOTUS Front In The War On Faith

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

What we are witnessing is the toxic fallout of nearly two centuries of secularization.

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Interviews

H.R. McMaster: ISIS ‘Beatles’ Some Of The ‘Most Heinous People On Earth’

interview with H. R. McMastervia Fox News
Monday, October 12, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H. R. McMaster discusses the ISIS 'Beatles' who McMaster says are some of the most heinous people on earth and who McMaster helped capture.

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Nobel Laureate Michael Spence On Recovery Inequality, Stimulus Delay

interview with Michael Spencevia Bloomberg
Monday, October 12, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Spence examines the inequalities in the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, and the impact of fiscal and monetary stimulus.

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Michael Spence: Stanford Economists Win Nobel Prize

interview with Michael Spencevia Surveillance (Bloomberg)
Monday, October 12, 2020

(31:55) Hoover Institution fellow Michael Spence shares insights into the award-winning work of Paul Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson, whose discoveries were recognized today with the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics.

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Kiron Skinner: Judge Amy Coney Barrett Represents The Diversity Of America

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia Fox Business
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner talks about Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination hearings.

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John Yoo: Defunding Police

interview with John Yoovia Full Measure
Sunday, October 11, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the ideas and problems with defunding the police.

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Trump Getting Support From Those Most Affected By 'Asymmetrical' Covid Lockdowns

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the inequity and inequality of lockdowns.

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In the News

Zoom And Gloom

quoting Steven J. Davisvia The Economist
Thursday, October 8, 2020

[Subscription Required] The transition to remote work is welcome. But it will be painful.