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It’s The Inflation, Stupid

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Dangerously high inflation has left Americans deeply dissatisfied with the economy and likely to punish the Democrats in this year’s midterm elections. US President Joe Biden would be wise to follow the example of his predecessor Bill Clinton, lest he end up sharing a political fate similar to Jimmy Carter's.

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The End Of School Reform?

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via National Affairs
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

In 2021, amid a grim pandemic that had already brought American education to a standstill, the nation's schools were again assaulted, this time by fierce arguments about critical race theory (CRT) — a term that few outside of academia had previously encountered. 

Co-author: Frederick M. Hess

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US Weapons Technology Can Help Ukraine While Reassuring Russia

by Herbert Linvia The Hill
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Since the start of U.S. military assistance to Ukraine in the wake of the Russian invasion, the United States has sought to walk a fine line between helping Ukraine to defend itself and provoking a broader war with Russia.

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Strengthening US-India Relations

by David C. Mulfordvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

A durable relationship will be challenged—not broken—in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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California Homelessness: New Policies To Address An Intractable Problem

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Virtual Meeting

The Hoover Institution Economic Policy Working Group invites you to a panel discussion, California Homelessness: New Policies to Address an Intractable Problem, with Lee Ohanian, Kevin Kiley, and Michael Shellenberger, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 from 12:15PM PT

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Shift To Remote Work Lessens Wage-Growth Pressures

by Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylovvia Economics Working Papers
Monday, June 20, 2022

Economics Working Paper 22114

Analysis and Commentary

The Effect Of The War On Human Capital In Ukraine And The Path For Rebuilding

by Marianna Kudlyakvia Center for Economic Policy Research
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

In February 2022, Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine that has caused major destruction and loss of human life in the country. The war continues to have profound effects on the Ukrainian population. Rebuilding the country’s economy and a plan to revive the economic and social livelihoods of Ukrainians are of foremost importance. 

Co-authors: Yuriy Gorodnichenko and Ayşegül Şahin

Analysis and Commentary

Fixing Washington’s Gulf Rift

by David Schenkervia The Caravan
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

During his first Inaugural address, President Biden pledged to “repair our alliances” and to be “a strong and trusted partner for peace, progress, and security.” A year into the Administration, Biden deserves credit for rallying a diminished NATO to face the challenge posed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and continuing to rally Indo-Pacific partners to counter the threat posed by China. Elsewhere, however, the Administration’s alliance management has been decidedly less successful.

Analysis and Commentary

In 2022, COVID-19 Vaccines Face The Red Queen Challenge

by Chirantan Chatterjeevia The Wire Science
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

The world is at a critical inflection point in summer 2022. Russia’s war in Ukraine and the ravages of the pandemic over the last couple of years have triggered and sustained worldwide economic stresses.

Interviews
Interviews

The Left Is Sending A 'Very Scary' Message: Victor David Hanson (2:20)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Hoover Institution fellows Victor Davis Hanson explains why Nancy Pelosi and Democrats refuse to condemn attacks on pro-life centers and churches.

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John Yoo: The Consequential Decisions Of The Supreme Court's Term

interview with John Yoovia The Wall Street Jorunal
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo talks about the historically significant conservative direction of the Court, the damage done by the leak of Justice Samuel Alito's draft decision in the Dobbs case, and why the Founding Fathers would have been suspicious of the January 6th Committee hearings.

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Victor Davis Hanson On Culture, Droughts, And Elections

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia VDH's Blade of Perseus
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Hoover Institution fellows Victor Davis Hanson discusses culture, vaccines, California’s drought, elections, and failed district attorneys.
In the News
In the News

Legal Experts Explain Why Appointing A Special Counsel To Investigate Trump For Jan. 6 Is Not As Easy As You Might Think

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Law & Crime
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

In a Monday editorial, Bush’s former Assistant Attorney General Jack Goldsmith grappled with three questions Garland must face if he were to decide to investigate and prosecute Trump in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The first involved whether to tap a special counsel for what he described as “arguably” a conflict of interest. Garland’s “boss,” President Joe Biden, is Trump’s political rival, he noted.

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What Educators Can Learn From Coach Saban, Coach K And The 2022 NBA Finals

quoting Shelby Steelevia Newsweek
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

The fact is, racial and ethnic disparities in the NBA are big. In 2022, 81 percent of the league's players were Black, 18 percent were white, and 1 percent were Asian or Latino. One person who's been writing about those disparities is author Shelby Steele, himself an African American.

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"The Assad Regime Would Not Survive Loss Of Captagon Revenues"

quoting Joel D. Rayburnvia Spiegel International
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Syria, it would seem, has transformed into a Mediterranean narco-state. For the economically downtrodden and still largely destroyed rump state under the leadership of Assad, the Captagon business has become its most important export, says Joel Rayburn, the former U.S. special envoy for Syria.

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Hoover Institution Director And 66th Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice Headlines Ideas Summit With Governor Asa Hutchinson

mentioning Condoleezza Ricevia StreetInsider
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Hoover Institution Director and the 66th Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is headed to the state of Arkansas to give a keynote speech at the inaugural ‘America Leads: An Ideas Summit’ hosted by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson. The summit will take place Oct. 19 in Bentonville and will bring together thought leaders and policy makers from across the nation to discuss real, actionable ideas and policies that are impacting America with the goal to encourage problem-solving and practical solutions.