Hoover Daily Report
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The Libertarian: The Reparations Debate

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Is there a case for compensating those touched by slavery’s legacy?

Featured

Watch Niall Ferguson Break Down The Balance Of Power In Europe

interview with Niall Fergusonvia CNBC
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson talks about the multiple US trade discussions that are ongoing with China, the European Union, and Japan.

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Victor Davis Hanson Interview

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Robert Ringer
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump, as well as voting, politics, and immigration.

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Governance In An Emerging New World: Health And The Changing Environment

Monday, April 8, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The changing environment is introducing new health risks and challenges alongside an increasingly interconnected world. Extreme weather events and warming climates encourage infectious diseases and pandemics to spread, while potentially disrupting ecosystem services and "supply chains" that today's economies rely upon. Panelists will discuss the health and social consequences of climate change and how new technologies enable us to mitigate their effects.

The Hoover Institution hosted a public panel discussion "Health and the Changing Environment" on Monday, April 8, 2019 from 4:00pm - 5:15pm PST.

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

What Does It Say That Mrs. Bush Gets Her Final Say?

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

I’ll confess: I can’t decide whether to buy the new Barbara Bush biography (The Matriarch: Barbara Bush And The Making Of An American Dynastyreleased last week.

Analysis and Commentary

The Minimum Wage As A Perpetual Motion Machine

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Jubal Harshaw at the blog GrokInFullness had an excellent post last month on the minimum wage that I had missed.

Interviews
Interviews

Shelby Steele: Cory Booker Introduces Bill To Study Slavery Reparations. Republicans Should Be Elated.

interview with Shelby Steelevia BizPac Review
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Shelby Steele discusses reparations and notes that it is unimaginable that anyone would have the hubris to think you could resolve slavery by making reparations.

Interviews

Mark Levin Audio Rewind - 4/8/19: Shelby Steele (1:24:56)

interview with Shelby Steelevia Mark Levin Audio Rewind
Monday, April 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Shelby Steele discusses reparations for slavery.

Interviews

Historian Timothy Garton Ash: Brexit May Be Worse For EU Than UK

interview with Timothy Garton Ashvia DW
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Timothy Garton Ash argues for a long Brexit extension or a soft Brexit, saying a no-deal Brexit could poison relations between the EU and the UK for decades and would be a boon for Europe's populist movements.

Interviews

Jamil Jaffer: An NSI Conversation On Yemen, Saudi Arabia, And US Policy

interview with Jamil Jaffervia The Lawfare Podcast
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jamil Jaffer discusses Yemen and the US-Saudi alliance.

In the News
In the News

VDH: Does Every President Get A Special Counsel Now?

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Rush Limbaugh Show
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

I could put this in my own words, but Victor Davis Hanson had a piece yesterday about now that this has happened, is this gonna be standard operating procedure?

In the News

Trudeau Violated Federal Law With Caucus Expulsions, Philpott Says; The Latest Brexit Developments

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia The Globe and Mail
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Former Treasury Board president Jane Philpott says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated federal law when he expelled her and former Veterans Affairs minister Jody Wilson-Raybould from caucus without a secret-ballot vote.

In the News

Central Banks Need To Be Left Alone, Says Raghuram Rajan

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg Quint
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan wants governments to leave central banks alone for the betterment of economies in the long run. 

In the News

Angela Merkel’s Brexit Stance Should Not Be Misread As Goodwill

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia Financial Times
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, the German and French leaders, are expected to outline rigorous conditions for a Brexit extension when each hosts Theresa May, the beleaguered UK prime minister, in their national capitals on Tuesday.  

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Mar-A-Lago Spy Probe Underscores Chinese-American Racial Profiling Dilemma

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Forbes
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The front-page headline of the New York Post on Wednesday blared suspicion that a China national caught at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida last week is a spy: “Revealed: Secret spy gear stash of Chinese woman who conned way into Trump club.”

In the News

Bring Back Civics

quoting Bruce Thorntonvia Oak Park
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Can we be trusted with democracy? I'm starting to conclude that we can't, that we don't care enough, or know enough, to be trusted with our remarkable form of government.

In the News

Nielsen's Departure Raises Questions About Cyber Plans

quoting Jamil Jaffervia The Hill
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Kirstjen Nielsen’s departure as head of Homeland Security is creating uncertainty about the agency’s cyber efforts.

In the News

World War II Was A Fight To Preserve Human Freedom

mentioning Victor Davis Hansonvia The Federalist
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

This summer will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the day thousands of men landed on the fog-covered beaches of Normandy to attack Nazi Germany’s army. What were these men fighting for? What was at stake for those fighting the deadly World War II? Scholar and professor Victor Davis Hanson answers these questions in a new free online course from Hillsdale College, “The Second World Wars.”