Hoover Institution fellow George Shultz talks about the state of the world and emphasizes that the world stands at a turning point that will require every bit of the leadership and determination that got mankind through the 20th century.
Three-part documentary series Niall Ferguson's Networld, premiering March 17 on PBS, provides unique insights from history into the viral spread of ideas and how social media's technology is a battlefield of the future
Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses how the coronavirus is affecting the Democratic primary. Chen explains, “the politics of the Democratic primary reflect the reality that people want a steady hand, and that hand is Joe Biden.”
The Free Speech Movement, an early tremor of the earthquake that shook campuses in the 1960s, began on Sproul Plaza at the University of California at Berkeley, in 1964. Today eight of the 10 universities in the UC system are administering faculty hiring practices that involve coerced speech, enforced political conformity and mandatory political participation.
It is often quite sensible to try to solve a current problem by comparing it to the past. What’s more, it’s human nature. Thus, we’ve been discussing how to deal with the novel coronavirus — its public health aspects, its economic fallout — by looking to past episodes. But when it comes to both questions, reasoning by analogy has its limits.
After the Crash of 2008 everyone started looking out for black swans. Nobody really expected to see the Black Death. Yet, judging by their plummeting, that’s what stock markets are seeing. Not to contradict markets but reports of plague’s arrival seem greatly exaggerated.
The rapid spread of COVID-19 across continents has surprised health professionals and policy makers, throwing major markets into a tailspin. Many analysts already foresee signs of a global recession. In such a scenario, here are five ways government can safeguard its economy.
The mismanagement of the Indian economy by the Modi Government, its genocide in Kashmir, and its anti minority/Muslimsfascist policies driven by the RSS/Hindutvaledviolation ridden agenda have caused India’s economic downturnas it has lost its economic growth (GDP)by more than 50 percent within the last few years.