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Victor Davis Hanson: Comey, McCabe, Brennan, Clapper Trying To Exonerate, Contextualize Their Behavior

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson weighs in on James Comey, Andrew McCabe, John Brennan, and James Clapper contextualizing their role in surveilling the Trump campaign in 2016 in an attempt to rehabilitate their careers following DOJ IG Michael Horowitz's report.

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Tom Steyer Wants To Be President, But He May Have Better Luck Seeking A Different Office

by Bill Whalenvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The Democratic Party holds all eight of California’s state-wide offices. Democrats occupy the state’s two U.S. Senate seats and all but seven of its 53 House seats and hold supermajorities in both houses of the state legislature. Californians haven’t voted to send a Republican to the White House in more than three decades.

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Policy Briefs

via PolicyEd
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

This series animates succinct policy explanations from various talks, podcasts, and presentations given by policy experts. These videos explain first principles and real world examples in a way that are easy to understand and share with your friends.

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Myths About Capitalism

by Milton Friedmanvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

One of the great myths of free-market capitalism is that the rich benefit at the expense of the poor.

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Preview Of Chiang Ching-Kuo Diaries Held At Stanford University

featuring Hoover Institution, Hsiao-ting Lin, George P. Shultzvia Focus Taiwan
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Stanford University's Hoover Institution on Tuesday offered a glimpse of the personal diaries of former Republic of China President Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國), which will be open for public viewing beginning in February 2020.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: Finding Room At The Inn For Christ

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

You may recall that when Mary gave birth to Jesus, there was no room at the inn. Sadly, we are still fighting today over whether there is room for Christ in the public square.

Analysis and Commentary

The Resource Costs Of Fiat Money Exceed Those Of A Gold Standard

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

One of the articles I read in graduate school that persuaded me that a gold standard would be inefficient was Milton Friedman’s “Commodity-Reserve Currency,” published in the Journal of Political Economy in 1951 and later reprinted in his Essays in Positive Economics.

Interviews
Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "What If The Democrats Held A Debate And No One Attended? California May Soon Find Out."

In the News
In the News

Russia Expert Tells Morning Forum Why U.S. Reset Didn't Last

featuring Michael McFaulvia Los Altos Town Crier (CA)
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul’s Dec. 3 presentation at the Morning Forum of Los Altos, “An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia,” focused on the changing relationship between the U.S. and Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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Liberia: Independent RCT Results Show LEAP Equates To More Than Additional Year Of Learning

quoting Eric Hanushekvia Front Page Africa
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Liberian Education Advancement Programme (LEAP) is a public-private partnership with eight non-state actors designed to improve school management in order to bring about improved learning outcomes for students across the government school system.

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Consulting Firm Accidentally Doxxed Thousands Of Employees At America’s Top Defense Contractor

quoting Andrew Grottovia The Daily Beast
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

“If it’s available on the internet, the safe money is on the bad guys finding it,” said Andrew Grotto, a former senior cybersecurity official in the Obama White House.

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Best Business Books Of 2019: From Investing To The Economy, Check Out Good Reads Of The Year

mentioning Raghuram Rajanvia Money Control
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

As the year comes to an end, here are the business books that encapsulate the best learnings for 2019.

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The Top 10 Education Next Blog Entries Of 2019

mentioning Chester E. Finn Jr., Michael J. Petrillivia EducationNext
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Our annual list of the 10 most-read Education Next blog posts can usually be relied on to tell something about education. This year, it also says something about politics—American  presidential campaigns increasingly are in full swing well more than a year before Election Day.