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A Step Back From Trump’s Start

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The first few weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency have contained what felt like a year’s worth of activity and rancor. The US media is “all Trump, all the time” – and they’ve had plenty of fuel. Amid Trump’s initial moves to “shake up” Washington, DC, including a five-year lobbying ban and approvals of pipelines that President Barack Obama had blocked, he has made some serious – and avoidable – mistakes.

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Let The Carbon-Dividends Debate Begin

by George P. Shultz, Ted Halsteadvia National Review
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Where critics of our climate-change plan are misguided, we’re happy to set them straight.

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A Global Reform That Helps America

by David C. Mulfordvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

President Trump should take the initiative to revive and reconstruct the G-5 to face today's global realities.

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Area 45: Immigration Reform

interview with Timothy Kane, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A day after President Trump’s joint address to Congress, Hoover Institution fellow Tim Kane discusses the restructured landscape of immigration policy.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Four Big Takeaways (And Four Shocking Surprises) From Trump's Speech

by Bill Whalenvia Fox News
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Maybe I have baseball on the brain, but when I watch President Trump what I’ve seen to date is one fastball after another.

Analysis and Commentary

The Muslim Brotherhood: Terrorists Or Not?

by Mokhtar Awad, Samuel Tadrosvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

It’s complicated. The Islamist group splintered after 2011, and some of its spinoffs are violent.

Analysis and Commentary

President Trump's Missed Opportunity On The Kansas 'Get Out Of My Country' Killing

by Tunku Varadarajanvia New York Daily News
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Donald Trump will address the U.S. Congress and the American people tonight. We do not know exactly what he will say, but aides have indicated that the President will focus on a "renewal of the American spirit."

Analysis and Commentary

NGO-Driven EPA Regulations Based On Bad Science Need Reform

by Henry I. Millervia The Hill
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

With all its warts, the Trump administration has hit the ground running on pulling back regulatory overreach. The president has issued a pair of critical, wide-ranging executive orders — one that requires federal agencies to revoke two regulations for every new rule they want to issue, and another that requires the cost of any additional regulations to be completely offset by undoing existing rules.

Analysis and Commentary

Stop Winning Arguments

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Institute for Humane Studies asked me to write a piece on persuasion. My post at Learn Liberty, "If you want to persuade people, stop 'winning' arguments" is the result. Normally, I don't like it when editors substitute their title for mine. But this time I did.

Analysis and Commentary

Illiberal Reformers Is Heartening

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

No, using "is" instead of "are" is not a typo. Illiberal Reformers is the title of an excellent book by Princeton University economics lecturer Thomas C. Leonard. The subtitle is "Race, Eugenics & American Economics in the Progressive Era." 

Interviews
Interviews

Timothy Garton Ash: Defense Of Free Speech More Important Than Ever For Open Society, Garton Ash Says

interview with Timothy Garton Ashvia Central European University
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Timothy Garton Ash talks about why free speech so essential to democracy.

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Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Fox News article "Four big takeaways (and four shocking surprises) from Trump's speech."

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Kori Schake: Trump Emphasizes Terrorist Threat In Address To Congress

interview with Kori Schakevia NPR
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake discusses President Trump's speech and what we learned about President Trump's national security priorities.

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Lanhee Chen On CBS News

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia CBS News
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses President Trump's possible relationship with Russia as well as how well Trump is doing and whether Trump will have a unifying theme in his speech.

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Tunku Varadarajan On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Tunku Varadarajanvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Tunku Varadarajan discusses his Wall Street Journal article "America’s Worst Brings Out Its Best."

In the News
In the News

Easynomics Demystified: America First?

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Bangalore Mirror
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Moments after taking over as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, Donald Trump said: “From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. From this day forward, it’s going to be only America first, America first.”

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Bill Seeks Metrics For NIST Cybersecurity Framework

quoting Herbert Linvia Bank Info Security
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Proposed legislation also calls for template on how to implement the framework.