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Area 45: Giving Thanks With Niall Ferguson

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Area 45
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The many reasons why Americans should be giving thanks this holiday season.

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Historian Victor Davis Hanson On The Case For Trump

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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

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The End Of Education Policy?

interview with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Gadfly
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Chester Finn discusses whether we’ve reached the “end of education policy.”

Featured

Seeking Stability In The Structure of Power

by Seth Cropseyvia Strategika
Thursday, November 15, 2018

The global strategic landscape is moving away from the primacy that America achieved over the last century. New terrain includes the possibility of great power competition, a return to the bipolarity that policy-makers in the immediate post-Cold War said must never happen again. Current sentiment in the U.S. illustrates that there are worse possibilities than bipolarity.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Way To Improve Educational Practice At Scale Is To Invest In R&D

by Michael J. Petrillivia Ed Excellence
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Last week, I argued that the education-policy field has reached a state of homeostasis, “characterized by clearer and fairer but lighter touch accountability systems; the incremental growth of school choice options for families; but no appetite for big and bold new initiatives.” 

Analysis and Commentary

AARP Opens The Window On Social Security Reform

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

A few years ago, I succumbed and joined the AARP. My economic interest overcame my ideology: by joining, I would save more on one optometrist appointment than the annual fee.

Interviews
Interviews

Expel Russia From Interpol, Former U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul Suggests Ahead Of Election

interview with Michael McFaulvia CBC Radio
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul says he is "appalled" at the prospect a Russian could soon be president of Interpol, arguing the country should instead be kicked out of the international policing organization.

In the News
In the News

The SEC And Cybersecurity Regulation

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, November 19, 2018

American companies are getting hacked, and the Securities and Exchange Commission wants corporate executives to do something about it. 

In the News

Thoughts On Wealth, Inequality And Thanksgiving

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Review Journal
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Listen to some politicians, and you’d think that America’s wealth should be a source of anger, not thanksgiving.

In the News

RBI-Govt Back From Brink, Time To Remove Sec 7 Threat

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Financial Express
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

From all appearances, the RBI board meeting was a cordial affair, with both the central bank and the government displaying a great deal of maturity in bringing relations between the two back from the brink.

In the News

Struggling Multiemployer Plans See Help Ahead At Expense Of Healthy Funds

quoting Charles Blahousvia Pensions & Investments
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

With less than a week to produce a solution to a massive multiemployer pension underfunding problem, expectations of a special congressional committee are shifting from dramatic new ideas to some tough choices for plan sponsors.

In the News

Too Many Asians At Harvard? No, Not Enough Asians At Harvard.

mentioning John Yoovia Reason
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

For some reason, Harvard's admissions staff keep giving Asian American applicants lower "personal ratings" than white applicants. 

In the News

From Being 'Complicit In Harms' To 'Really Counts,' Students Weigh In On The Meaning Of A Vote

mentioning Casey B. Mulliganvia Duke Chronicle
Monday, November 19, 2018

The midterm elections came and went, sparking conversations across the country and Duke's campus about voting.