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Addressing The Housing Crisis

by Lee Ohanianvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Well-intentioned housing policies, like zoning laws and environmental rules, have made it expensive and often impossible to build enough homes to meet rising demand.

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The Portentous Biden Blowup

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Joe Biden lost it again on the campaign trail at an auto plant being built in Detroit, and in a now familiar script.

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George Shultz: Why This Centenarian Statesman Is Hopeful – But Cautious – About The Future

interview with George P. Shultzvia The Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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.

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Social Networks Might Seem Like A Modern-Day Phenomenon But They And Their Problems Have Been Around For Centuries

featuring Niall Fergusonvia PR Newswire
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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

Analysis and Commentary
The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
Analysis and Commentary

The Classicist: The Siren Song Of Globalization

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

On the corrosive effects of excessive transnationalism.

Analysis and Commentary

COVID-19 : The Mildest Pandemic

by Timothy Kanevia Medium
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

We are overreacting to Covid. We are also under-reacting to Covid.

Analysis and Commentary

Even Coronavirus Couldn’t Stop The 2nd US Carrier Visit To Vietnam

by CAPT Chris Sharmanvia The Diplomat
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Mutual willingness to proceed with the visit indicates that the trust between Washington and Hanoi has reached a new level.

Analysis and Commentary

Lanhee Chen: A Healthcare Wakeup Call From The Coronavirus

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall Review
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Many liberals in America are advocating for Medicare for all, a change that would fundamentally transform our health care system to look more like the one in the United Kingdom.

Analysis and Commentary

Are Big Drops In Oil Prices Bad?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The question in this title was asked by someone on Facebook Monday morning. That motivated me to write my latest Defining Ideas article, which came out a little while ago.

Interviews
Interviews

Lee Ohanian On The Guy Benson Show

interview with Lee Ohanianvia The Guy Benson Show
Monday, March 9, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lee Ohanian discusses California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) , which extends employee classification status to gig workers.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Anytime We Face A Crisis, It Impacts Politics And How People Think About Their Leaders

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Lars Larson Show
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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.”

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses Joe Biden's success in the presidential primaries and why the Democratic party is getting behind Biden.

Interviews

Kevin Hassett: Will The Global Economy Recover From COVID-19?

interview with Kevin Hassettvia The Australian Financial Review
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Kevin Hassett discusses what the COVID-19 crisis means for China, Australia, and the US.

In the News
In the News

Higher Education’s Mandatory Political Participation

quoting John H. Cochranevia The Washington Post
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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.

In the News

No, There Are No Comparable Analogies To Coronavirus

quoting John H. Cochranevia The Washington Post
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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.

In the News

A Real Problem Like The Coronavirus Needs Real Solutions

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Financial Post
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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.

In the News

Five Things Government Can Do To Revive The Economy

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Live Mint
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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.

In the News

India’s Economy Plunging To Recession: Investors Scared Of Losses

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Daily Times (Pakistan)
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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.

In the News

Biblio File: What To Read Now — March 2020

mentioning Elizabeth Cobbsvia Stanford Magazine
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

New releases that inspire us.

In the News

New Report: Global Populisms And Their Challenges

mentioning Michael McFaulvia Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Co-authors Anna Grzymala-Busse, Didi Kuo, Francis Fukuyama and Michael McFaul explain the nature of the threat and potential solutions for the rise of global populism.