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America’s Economy Isn’t Overheating

by Edward Paul Lazearvia The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

[Subscription Required] The U.S. unemployment rate declined to 3.7%, a rate unseen in almost half a century, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. Given the booming labor market, the Federal Reserve has reason to worry that the economy may be overheating.

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Renewing Indigenous Economies

featuring Terry Andersonvia Indian Country Today
Friday, October 5, 2018

In 1879, after Chief Joseph and his band were sent to live in Oklahoma, far from their ancestral land in the Northwest, he said, “Let me be a free man, free to travel, free to stop, free to work, free to trade where I choose, free to choose my own teachers, free to follow the religion of my fathers, free to talk, think and act for myself.”

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The Long Encounter: China And Islam’s Irreconcilable Tensions

by Michael R. Auslinvia The Caravan
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

China’s relationship with Islam goes back to the 7th century, when Arab merchants and envoys traveled to Canton (Guangzhou) to discuss trade ties with the Tang dynasty. Building mosques and madrassas, hosting preachers, and creating largely homogenous enclaves within China, Muslim communities persisted throughout repeated disintegration and reformation of Chinese dynasties. 

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Military History Workshop Explores Great Power Rivalries

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Great power rivalries are replacing the post-Cold War global order, with some nations rising while others are declining, according to Hoover Institution military historians.

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Redemption For The NeverTrumpers?

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

For two years a group of Republican pundits and “wise men” have vehemently criticized Donald Trump.

Analysis and Commentary

China's Final Solution In Xinjiang

by Miles Maochun Yuvia The Caravan
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Since its founding in 1949, the Chinese communist government in Beijing has long considered a northwestern region on its vast political map a primary troubled spot for the regime and has systematically implemented various measures to seek total control of this important territory. Of the four non-China Proper areas, the other three, i.e. Manchuria, Mongolia and Tibet have longer, and more complicated historical connections with China.

Analysis and Commentary

Henderson On Romer And Nordhaus In WSJ

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Robert P. Murphy, an economist at Texas Tech, used Mr. Nordhaus’s work to show that setting too high a carbon tax can be worse than setting no carbon tax at all.

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: Post-Kavanaugh Confirmation Syndrome Ensues

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Ingraham Angle (Fox)
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses history and the state of politics.

Interviews

Bill Whalen: Surprising Momentum For The Republican Senate & What Is To Be Done?

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "Five Considerations, With Less Than Five Weeks Until Election Day."

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Kevin Warsh, Former Federal Reserve Governor — Grant’s Interest Rate Observer Ep. 66

interview with Kevin Warshvia CLNS Media
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Kevin Warsh discusses the Fed, interest rates, and the evolution of money.

In the News
In the News

Silas Palmer Fellow Griselda Jarquin Wille Explores The Transnational Social History Of The Nicaraguan Revolution

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Thanks to the support of the Hoover Institute, I spent this summer working in the Reading Room on research for my dissertation. Titled, “Fighting the War Abroad: The Sandinista Revolution and Transnational Activism in Nicaragua and the U.S., 1979-1990” my project is a transnational social history of the Nicaraguan Revolution.

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In the News

Education 20/20 Speaker Series With Kay Hymowitz And Nicholas Eberstadt

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Education 20/20 Speaker Series with Kay Hymowitz and Nicholas Eberstadt" on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST.

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How War With Islam Shaped And Defined Us

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Thinker
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Every once in a while, I come across a book that I can say changed the way I understand the world I live in.  Raymond Ibrahim's new book, Sword and Scimitar, altered the way I understand the development of our civilization – I mean the one that America inherited from Europe and made our own. 

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The Democrats' Moral Confusion

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Thinker
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Victor Davis Hanson makes an important point in his American Greatness column, "One Ford Narrative Too Many."  Christine Blasey Ford's accusation against Judge Kavanaugh was deeply unethical.

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The Shortlist To Replace Nikki Haley

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Atlantic
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Following a surprise announcement that Haley is leaving her UN post, several administration officials were floated as potential successors.