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Why Unlocking Apple iPhones For Law Enforcement Isn't The Answer

by Andrew Grottovia CNN Business
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Despite pressure from President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr, Apple continues to stand its ground and refuses to re-engineer iPhones so law enforcement can unlock the devices. Apple has maintained that it has done everything required by law and that creating a "backdoor" would undermine cybersecurity and privacy for iPhone users everywhere.

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Norman Naimark: Stalin And The Fate Of Europe: The Postwar Struggle For Sovereignty

featuring Norman M. Naimarkvia Russia and Eurasia Program, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Thursday, April 16, 2020

The Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School is pleased to award its second annual U.S.-Russia Relations Book Prize to Professor Norman Naimark of Stanford University for his new book Stalin and the Fate of Europe: The Postwar Struggle for Sovereignty (2019). The award recognizes an outstanding book on historical or contemporary foreign policy discourse pertaining to the past or present of U.S.-Russia relations. 

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Technological Obstacles To Implementing The Green New Deal

by Michael J. Boskinvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Increasing the production of renewable energy to reduce carbon emissions is an admirable goal, but it will require rapid technological advancements and an expansion of existing low-carbon options such as nuclear power.

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Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "As The Register Goes, So Goes Iowa? Warren Hopes So, Though History Suggests Otherwise."

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Wine, Water, And Prices

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

My works are like water. The works of the great masters are like wine. But everyone drinks water. –Mark Twain

Analysis and Commentary

Politicians In Boarding Houses

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

I’m slowly making my way through Nancy Isenberg, Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr.

Interviews
Interviews

John Yoo On The Dan Proft Show Podcast

interview with John Yoovia The Dan Proft Show Podcast
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

(1:35:15) Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses what the Founding Fathers meant by "high crimes and misdemeanors."

In the News
In the News

Condoleezza Rice To Helm Hoover Institution At Stanford University

quoting Condoleezza Rice, John B. Taylor, Thomas W. Gilliganvia Palo Alto Online
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has been chosen as director of Stanford University's Hoover Institution, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne announced Tuesday.

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US Must Alienate China From Russia To Contain Ferocious Beijing

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The EurAsian Times
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

A senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford, writes in The Times that sometimes “odd alliances/couples” are formed during cold wars in which relations become difficult to predict. Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong are examples from recent history. Stalin gave him a cold shoulder when the Chinese leader visited Moscow in 1949.

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Some Law Students Don’t Want To Clerk For Trump’s Judges. Conservatives Are Reaping The Benefits.

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The College Fix
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Is the Trump administration so radical that many law students will pass up clerkships with federal judges nominated by the president? Or are these law students just so-called snowflakes who let their political disagreements sideline a valuable opportunity in their legal careers?

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Covet The Wealthy In SA, Don't Punish Them: Tony Leon

quoting Michael Spencevia TimesLIVE (South Africa)
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Former DA leader Tony Leon says the government should show more appreciation to the wealthy instead of seeking to punish them, as calls intensify for the expropriation of land without compensation.

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India’s ‘Make Or Break’ Budget 2020⁠— Once-In-A-Career Crisis Offers Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman A Fertile Ground For Creativity

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Business Insider
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

India went from being the world’s fastest-growing economy to the fastest-slowing economy in just a matter of months. With the upcoming Budget 2020 on February 1, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman may not be able to revive economic growth in one stroke, but she can definitely restore confidence among all stakeholders — the consumers, the businesses, and therefore, the investors.

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Florida To Roll Out 'Common Sense' Standards After Dropping Common Core

quoting Michael J. Petrillivia Education Dive
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran cited the "flatlining" of results on the National Assessment of Educational Progress — and in Florida's case, even a decline in student performance — as a catalyst for the change.

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‘Why We’re Polarized,’ By Ezra Klein: An Excerpt

cited Morris P. Fiorinavia The New York Times
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The first thing I need to do is convince you something has changed. American politics offers the comforting illusion of stability. The Democratic and Republican Parties have dominated elections since 1864, grappling for power and popularity the whole time.

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Global Warming – What Not To Do

cited Victor Davis Hansonvia Cape May County Herald
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

I recently read an article by Professor Victor Davis, who is an historian at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, which got me to thinking about the fix Europe now finds itself in, brought on by its energy policies, and how we can avoid the same as we consider global warming.