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Backlash Builds Against Beijing

by Michael R. Auslinvia The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

After nearly three decades of unprecedented growth, Chinese leaders, borrowing Barack Obama’s favorite cliché, would say they were on the right side of history. That was a few years ago. Then Donald Trump’s election seemed to offer them another boost.

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Reforming Regulation

by Michael J. Boskinvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

There are often economic, health, safety, environmental, and other benefits that justify regulation. But it is important to keep in mind that many of them create a drag on the economy by imposing costs or stifling innovation and competition. Once implemented, we need to track their impact and periodically reevaluate them. An ongoing goal should be to achieve the original goals at a lower cost.

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Area 45: H.R. McMaster – “A Warrior Thinker”, Pt. 2

interview with H. R. McMastervia Area 45
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

McMaster discusses why he joined the Trump White House and how he oversaw the National Security Council.

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Housing Policy Reform: Economic Policy Challenges Facing California’s Next Governor

by Lee Ohanian, Jesús Fernández-Villaverdevia Hoover Institution
Monday, October 29, 2018

California is ranked forty-ninth in housing affordability. According to Zillow, the median home value in California in July 2018 was $541,800, compared to the national median price of $218,000, which is a premium of about 150 percent over the national average. Only Hawaii and Washington, DC, have higher median home values than California.

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With Kavanaugh, The Court Should Tame The Administrative State

by John Yoo, James C. Phillipsvia The National Review
Thursday, October 25, 2018

This is an area he specializes in, and an issue whose time has come.

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

The Classicist: Russia, China, And The US

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

What can history teach us about how to deal with two of America’s main rivals?

Analysis and Commentary

A Clash Of Judicial Visions

by John Yoo, James C. Phillipsvia The National Review
Friday, October 19, 2018

Defining the proper role of the Supreme Court in our constitutional system.

Analysis and Commentary

Russia, China Filling Western Media Vacuum

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Russia and China are investing extraordinary resources to fund a global expansion of their state-owned journalism organizations, eclipsing independent journalism in Western nations and sowing misinformation for news consumers, a Hoover scholar says.

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Larry Diamond: Authoritarianism Abounds: The Brazil Elections, And Surveying Strongman Rule

interview with Larry Diamondvia WBUR
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Larry Diamond discusses the implications of Brazil’s newly elected authoritarian president and the global lurch to the right.

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In the News

Ex-U.S. Ambassador To Russia Plans To Speak In Santa Fe

featuring Michael McFaulvia The Santa Fe New Mexican
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Michael McFaul was just a high school kid on the debate team in Bozeman, Mont., in the early 1980s when he became interested in Russia.

In the News

Martin Feldstein: Falling Stocks Will Spark Long, Deep Recession

featuring Martin Feldsteinvia NewsMax
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Harvard economist Martin Feldstein predicts the U.S. is headed for a long, deep recession as interest rates continue to rise, making share prices less attractive to investors and sparking a market plunge.

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Polish Scholar Visits Hoover Library & Archives To Research Assistance To Anti-Communist Opposition In Poland

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Paweł Sowiński, a fellow at Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Science in Warsaw, has completed his October visit to Hoover.  His research here, sponsored by the Polish National Research Council, centered on  American support for Polish anti-communist opposition during the Cold War.  

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Drug Abuse Must Be Treated As A Public Health Issue, Not A War

quoting George P. Shultzvia The Daily Star
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

In June 1971, in a press conference, US President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse as the “public enemy number one.”

In the News

Conservation, Like Life, Requires Difficult Trade-Offs

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Cape Cod Times
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The expression “Everything in life is a trade-off” dates so far back the original attribution is uncertain. It summarizes why there are no easy or final answers to many questions. Economist Thomas Sowell said, “There are no solutions. There are only trade-offs.”

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The Future For A Falling Stock Market

quoting Martin Feldsteinvia Seeking Alpha
Monday, October 29, 2018

Economist Martin Feldstein is projecting a future stock market correction based on his belief that long-term bond rates are going to continue to rise.

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The Trump Effect? How The Economy Changed After 2016 Elections

quoting David R. Hendersonvia America's News HQ (Fox News)
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The economy is good. Many credit President Trump – but President Obama also tried to take credit last week, saying, “when you hear all this talk about economic miracles right now, remember who started it.

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Trump Call To End Birthright Citizenship Faces Tough Legal Odds

quoting John Yoovia Bloomberg
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

President Donald Trump’s assertion that he can unilaterally end birthright U.S. citizenship is likely to meet stiff resistance in the courts.

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The Ascent Of Money: Applying Financial History With Niall Ferguson And Graham Allison

mentioning Niall Fergusonvia Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Two months after Lehman Brothers’ 2008 collapse, Niall Ferguson published his international bestseller, The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World. Now, ten years later, financial history has only grown more relevant. Can we apply historical insights to avert or minimize another financial crisis?