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What Progressives Should Know About Trump Voters

by Victor Davis Hansonvia CNN
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Progressives wonder how in the world could anyone still support President Donald Trump. So here are ten reasons why more than 40% of the electorate probably does -- and will.

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Turbulence At Boeing

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The 737 Max, Auto Seat-belts, and Unintended Consequences

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Area 45: The Myths Of Immigration With Tim Kane

interview with Timothy Kanevia Area 45
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Prospects for a solution to immigration reform in a divided Washington.

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Jason Riley On “False Black Power?”

interview with Jason Rileyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, March 18, 2019

Jason Riley discusses identity politics, race relations, and black history in his new book, False Black Power?

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Less Listing

by John H. Cochrane via The Grumpy Economist
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Torsten Slok at DB sent along this lovely graph. The underlying paper "Eclipse of the Public Corporation or Eclipse of the Public Markets?" by  Craig Doidge, Kathleen M. Kahle, G. Andrew Karolyi, and René M. Stulz,  has a lot more.

Analysis and Commentary

Why Rich White Parents Pay Bribes To Get Their Children Admitted To Elite Universities

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Elite universities have gone overboard in reducing White admissions to expand those of People of Color and international applicants.

Analysis and Commentary

Henderson On Unintended Consequences Of Grounding The Boeing 737 Max

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The two recent crashes of Boeing 737 Max airplanes with the deaths of all aboard were tragic. It’s understandable that government agencies around the world, with the U.S. Federal Aviation Agency being the last, have grounded all 737 Max airplanes until they know more.

Interviews
Interviews

Renk To Interview Victor Davis Hanson Author Of The Case For Trump

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia WBCK
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

Interviews

Eric Hanushek - Is America Winning The War On Poverty?

interview with Eric Hanushekvia Lars Larson National Podcast
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Eric Hanushek discusses the study showing that the learning gap between rich and poor students hasn't changed in decades.

Interviews

Paul Peterson: The Persistence Of Achievement Gaps Between Haves And Have-Nots

with Paul E. Petersonvia EdNext Podcast
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Peterson discusses a new study that finds that gaps in student achievement along lines of socioeconomic status have not grown over the past half-century. But neither have they narrowed; rather, they’ve been strikingly persistent.

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Michael Auslin - Is North Korea Likely To Denuclearize Or Are They Just Stringing America Along?

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia Lars Larson National Podcast
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin discusses North Korea and whether they will denuclearize.

Interviews

Jeremy Carl - Is Today's Supreme Court Win A Sign That We May See Real Immigration Reform In America?

interview with Jeremy Carlvia Lars Larson National Podcast
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jeremy Carl discusses immigration reform.

In the News
In the News

Mattis Returning To Research Role At Stanford Think Tank

featuring General Jim Mattisvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Jim Mattis, who resigned as Pentagon chief three months ago, is returning to Stanford University. The Hoover Institution at Stanford announced Tuesday that Mattis will join the public policy think tank to research and write about domestic and international security policy. He was in the same role at Hoover when President Donald Trump nominated him to be secretary of defense in December 2016.

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Victor Davis Hanson On How Colleges Have Long Ignored Merit And Squelched Freedom, While Failing To Educate

featuring Victor Davis Hansonvia AEI
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Here’s a money quote from Victor Davis Hanson’s excellent National Review article “Ivy-League Schools Wither

Vera Ziloti diaries
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Hoover Institution Archives Acquires Diaries Of Vera Ziloti

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The diaries (in fourteen books, covering 1920–23 and 1930–40) of Vera Pavlovna Ziloti (née Tret’iakov, 1866–1940) contain poignant reflections of the Russian émigré’s life in New York City. With their detailed accounts of her day-to-day life with her husband, the pianist Alexander Siloti (1863–1945) ...

News
In the News

Regulation And Neglected Costs Of Authoritarianism And Over-Criminalization

quoting John H. Cochrane via Competitive Enterprise Institute
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Corrupt government and authoritarianism have been the historical rule rather than the exception.

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On Asbestos Blame, Supreme Court Is Still At Sea

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia Cato Institute
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

With Justices Kavanaugh and Roberts crossing over to join the liberals, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 today in Air & Liquid Systems v. DeVries that federal maritime law permits seafarers claiming asbestos-related ailments to sue manufacturers of ship components such as boilers and turbines that contained no asbestos, on the grounds that they knew that the mineral would be used in conjunction with their product later in such forms as insulation or connective gaskets.

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The Deficit That Matters

quoting Martin Feldsteinvia Investors Chronicle (UK)
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The UK is borrowing more from overseas. Next Friday’s figures are likely to show that the current account deficit on the balance of payments increased at the end of last year, to over 5 per cent of gross domestic product.

 
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Heirline Fracture

quoting Larry Diamondvia News Today
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The candidates lists, released so far by almost all parties in Tamilnadu, have names of kin of top leaders. While the DMK has fielded a whopping number of six heirs (out of its 20 contestants), the AIADMK has pitted four wards of its seniors. PMK, DMDK and AMMK, too, are no exception, as at least one progeny has found a place in their lists.

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There Are Too Many Red Lines In Cyberspace

quoting Herbert Linvia Lawfare Blog
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

U.S. officials increasingly express old frustrations about the lack of standards for appropriate state behavior in cyberspace.

General Jim Mattis: What Should We Do About Iran?
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Mattis Returning To Research Role At Stanford Think Tank

featuring General Jim Mattisvia The Washington Post
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Jim Mattis, who resigned as Pentagon chief three months ago, is returning to Stanford University.

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White House Report: U.S. Economy Beat Projections Again In 2018

quoting Casey B. Mulliganvia UPI
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The U.S. economy has outpaced expectations for the second consecutive year and shaken off fears of a global recession, the White House Council of Economic Advisers said in a report Tuesday.