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Carbon Taxes: The Most Efficient Way To Reduce Emissions

by George P. Shultzvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

A revenue neutral carbon tax would automatically encourage consumers and producers to shift toward energy sources that emit less carbon.

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Not Obama's Economy

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, August 27, 2018

Trump’s domestic economic programs have led to growth in spite of foolish trade policies.

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Area 45: Covering John McCain With Jeff Barker

interview with Jeff Barkervia Area 45
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Jeff Barker, a Baltimore Sun reporter who covered Senator John McCain from 1991-2000, talks about what he learned about Senator McCain in the years leading up to the “Straight Talk Express.”

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Israel Wrestles With Nationalism And Freedom

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

In mid-July, by a vote of 62-55, with two abstentions, the Knesset passed the Basic Law on Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People. The legislation — Basic Laws in Israel enjoy constitutional status although only a simple parliamentary majority is needed to pass or repeal them — reaffirmed principles set forth in the country’s May 1948 Declaration of Independence.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

After Nearly Twenty-Five Years In California’s Spotlight, Some Perspective On Immigration And The Golden State

by Bill Whalenvia Eureka
Thursday, August 23, 2018

An East Coaster in my upbringing and early career, I first arrived in California in 1994—an unremarkable occurrence in a year that otherwise was chock-full of news in the Golden State.

Analysis and Commentary

China Leadership Monitor Issue 57

via Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The fall issue of the China Leadership Monitor is now available online. The China Leadership Monitor seeks to inform the American foreign policy community about current trends in China's leadership politics and in its foreign and domestic policies. 

Analysis and Commentary

If Hillary Clinton Had Won, US Politics Would Be Even Crazier

by Niall Ferguson quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Boston Globe
Monday, August 27, 2018

My six-year-old son and I have been reading Philip Pullman’s extraordinary trilogy, “His Dark Materials.” (We had run out of Harry Potter.) Pullman’s books are a kind of atheist antidote to C.S. Lewis’s delightful “Narnia” series. Central to the plot is the idea, derived from modern physics, that our universe is just one of an infinite number of universes and that there could be “wormholes” that connect one universe to another.

Analysis and Commentary

Is The Deep State Winning?

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The stakes if it is.

Analysis and Commentary

Epstein On Trump's Influence On The Economy

by David R. Hendersonvia Econlib
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

My Hoover colleague Richard Epstein is a law professor, not an economist.

Interviews
Interviews

Lee Ohanian On 4% Growth: "It's Really Very Predictable That We Should Be Having An Economic Boom, Because..."

interview with Lee Ohanianvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lee Ohanian discusses his Wall Street Journal article "The Good Times Can Roll On."

Interviews

Amanpour: Michael McFaul

interview with Michael McFaulvia Amanpour (PBS)
Monday, August 27, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul talks about Russia, Putin, and his book From Cold War to Hot Peace.

Interviews

Bill Whalen: What If Bill Clinton Resigned In Shame For Lying About Lewinsky In August 1998?

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "If Bill Clinton Had Taken The High Road, Would The Road Be Different For Trump And Republicans?"

In the News
In the News

Alsos Mission Films Now Available For Streaming

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Hoover Archives has digitized and made available several reels of film from the Boris T. Pash papers on its recently revitalized YouTube channel.

News
John McCain
In the News

How John McCain’s Temper Drove Him From Hanoi Hilton To The Senate

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The Observer
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

In winter 2007, John McCain’s presidential bid was bleeding for money. The campaign had fired senior staff. 

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Presidential Power Is A Powerful Problem

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Forbes
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

President Trump is again making headlines for criticizing private companies. 

In the News

Study: 'Medicare For All' Proposal Would Cost $32.6 Trillion Over 10 Years, Lead To Massive Tax Hikes

mentioning Charles Blahousvia Watchdog
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

A new study from the Mercatus Center calculates the total cost, and lays out the likely ripple effects, of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' proposed “Medicare for All” (M4A) legislation.

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Condoleezza Rice, Rob Portman To Introduce Kavanaugh At Confirmation Hearing

mentioning Condoleezza Ricevia The Hill
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

President Trump's Supreme Court nominee will be introduced at his upcoming confirmation hearing by Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.