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International Man Of History

featuring John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, Bill Whalenvia GoodFellows: Conversations From The Hoover Institution
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Imagine the three “GoodFellows” in charge of America’s government—a modern (and democratic) twist on ancient Rome’s triumvirate. Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane discuss the coronavirus-related steps they’d take if entrusted with deciding the nation’s health, economic, and geostrategic choices.

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Macroeconomic Modelling Of Pandemics At Warp Speed

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

A pressing research issue with deep policy relevance concerns how econometric models should be adapted, changed, or modified in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. A new Webinar series–Macroeconomic Modelling and Pandemics–has been created to examine this issue, to exchange views among researchers, and to bring more attention to the policy questions.

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Socialism, Capitalism, And Income

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Socialism and Free Market Capitalism: The Human Prosperity Project
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Proponents of free-market capitalism extol its high economic growth and freedom of choice. Advocates of socialism protest that capitalism is harsh and leaves too many behind. They argue that socialism is more benevolent. Most important is that if socialism is better for the poor, then low-income groups should fare better under socialism than under capitalism.

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NSAF Profile: US Navy Captain Christopher Sharman On The China Challenge

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Hoover Institution

Captain Christopher H. Sharman, representing the US Navy, is a National Security Affairs Fellow for the academic year 2019–20 at the Hoover Institution. In this interview, Sharman discusses his development as a US Navy intelligence officer, his work as a naval attaché in China and Vietnam; and how China’s naval forces measure up to those of the US Navy. His views are his own and do not reflect the official policy or position of the US Navy, US Department of Defense, or the US government.

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Analysis and Commentary

Reasonable Disagreements: Prosecutions And Precautions

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Michael Flynn, Justin Amash, and Clarence Thomas

Analysis and Commentary

Can A United Front Deal With China?

by Michael R. Auslinvia The Hill
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Far from correcting course after the revelations of its global propaganda campaign over the coronavirus pandemic that had started in Wuhan, the Chinese Communist Party is doubling down in its attempts to squash any criticism of Beijing. The latest victim of this Chinese government bullying is Brussels, where the European Union planned to release a report calling out the both overt and covert Chinese disinformation campaign.

Analysis and Commentary

What Motivated Newsom's Relaxation Of Lockdowns?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Governor Newsom of California announced yesterday that he is relaxing the statewide lockdown sooner than he had said he would.

Interviews
Interviews

Scott Atlas On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses his Hill article "Adding to Dr. Fauci's diagnosis: The critical case for ending our shutdown."

 
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Scott Atlas On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses his Hill article "Adding to Dr. Fauci's diagnosis: The critical case for ending our shutdown."

 
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The Victor Davis Hanson Podcast: Credentialed Criminality

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Victor Davis Hanson Podcast
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses how the “best and brightest” have destroyed evidence, altered documents, lied, leaked, and pled amnesia, the inspirational lessons Americans emerging from a pandemic might take from World War II, billionaires lecturing, how America cares for the remains of those who made the ultimate sacrifice, and about his dad and his namesake – two WWII warriors who endured hell, one of whom lost his life on Okinawa.

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Niall Ferguson: Covid-19 Is China’s Chernobyl Moment

interview with Niall Fergusonvia UnHerd
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses the politics of Covid-19 and lockdowns, the Asian century, Donald Trump’s re-election prospects, and the dangers ahead for Boris Johnson.

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Scott Atlas On The Seth Leibsohn Show

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia The Seth Leibsohn Show
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses how the response to COVID-19 has been based on fear rather than science.  

Scott W. Atlas: Cleaning up the Post-Obamacare Mess: Restoring Quality Health Care at Lower Cost
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Scott Atlas Tells It Like It Is

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia John and Ken on Demand
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses the reaction to COVID-19 and notes there should be no fear and panic anymore. We know that. We know who the virus impacts. We know who to protect.

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In the News

Will Coronavirus-Related Job Losses Eventually Return?

featuring Steven J. Davisvia UChicagoNews
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The numbers are finally capturing the full magnitude of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Hardworking Dr. Raghuram Rajan And The Story Of A Gold Import Circular

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia The Northlines
Monday, May 18, 2020

This is an article of appreciation for the brilliant Dr. Raghuram Rajan. Here are just three reasons why he is so awesome. I’m in love. 

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Review: ‘Leadership In War’ A Lively Introduction To Admirable And Odious Military Figures

featuring Andrew Robertsvia The Post And Courier
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
In the large panoply of qualities that author Andrew Roberts cites in “Leadership in War” to describe prominent military leaders over the last two centuries, several inevitably stand out.
Scott W. Atlas: Cleaning up the Post-Obamacare Mess: Restoring Quality Health Care at Lower Cost
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Dr. Scott Atlas Joins The John And Ken Show

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia KFIAM640
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Dr. Scott Atlas is a Hoover Institution senior fellow and recently joined the Fox Report to share his latest perspective on the coronavirus pandemic.

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Contrary To What You Keep Hearing, The COVID-19 Policies Of Republican Officials Have Worked

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia Des Moines Register
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Register published a series of guest essays promoting two biases: (a) that undisputed science requires a continuing stay-at-home "lockdown" to fight the pandemic and (b) that only Republican leaders ignore this "science," with bad results.

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Amygdalotomy: Surviving The Intentional Demolition Of Warning Signs

quoting Thomas J. Sargentvia Seeking Alpha
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

One of the most dangerous forces currently threatening U.S. economic, financial, and public health is the intentional demolition of warning signs that would otherwise enhance survival.

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'Failure To Educate The Public': Stanford University Doctor Outlines 'Gross Failure In Policy' On Reopening States

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia The Washington Examiner
Monday, May 18, 2020

A doctor at Stanford University made the argument for reopening the country, calling for a “design of sound public policy” that involves “more than a single-minded focus on stopping COVID-19 at all costs.”

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California’s Leonard Law: What It Means For Campus Speakers

quoting Michael McConnellvia Stanford Daily
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

When it comes to hosting controversial speaker events, the Stanford College Republicans (SCR) might have a card up their sleeve, according to former SCR Vice President Phillip Eykamp ’20.

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Webinar: COVID-19 And The Financial System — How And Why Were Financial Markets Disrupted?

mentioning Darrell Duffievia Brookings Institution
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and the shutdown of the economy in an effort to contain the virus led to unanticipated disruptions in several parts of the financial markets—even the market for U.S. Treasury debt.