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Condoleezza Rice To Lead Stanford’s Hoover Institution

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia Stanford News
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Rice will assume the post as head of the 100-year-old public policy research center on Sept. 1.

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Area 45: Dave Brady And Doug Rivers: The State Of The Presidential Race

interview with David Brady, Douglas Riversvia Area 45
Monday, January 27, 2020

What surveys reveal about the presidential race pre-Iowa, as well as what impact Washington’s impeachment drama has had on the Democratic presidential race.

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The Decline Of Unions Is Good News

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, January 27, 2020

Turning the clock back will cripple America's workers, not help them.

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Three Cheers For Two Lawmakers Fighting Today To Save Millions Of Entrepreneurs

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

State Assembly members Kevin Kiley and Melissa Menendez are the first California lawmakers to try to do something about California’s awful new law, Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5). This new law may eliminate more than one million independent contractors in the state. Representatives Kiley and Menendez will be cosponsoring an amendment to the state’s constitution that would overturn AB 5 and are organizing a protest of AB 5 at the state capital today.

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Technological Obstacles To Implementing The Green New Deal

by Michael J. Boskinvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Increasing the production of renewable energy to reduce carbon emissions is an admirable goal, but it will require rapid technological advancements and an expansion of existing low-carbon options such as nuclear power.

Analysis and Commentary
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Cognitive Dissonance And The Trump Reelection Buzz At Davos

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, January 27, 2020

It is not always the case that your private thoughts are right and your public ones wrong.

Analysis and Commentary

When There Is No Normal

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

History lesson: Radicals eventually will need the norms and safeguards they’ve gleefully destroyed.

Analysis and Commentary

The West Can Only Blame Itself For Failing To Prepare For Huawei

by Michael R. Auslinvia The Spectator
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

With Boris Johnson’s government deciding to allow Huawei into Britain’s ‘non-core’ 5G networks, London is charting a new path for Western nations dealing with Huawei. The UK is not the first European nation to accept Huawei as part of their national 5G systems, but it is perhaps the most significant. 

Analysis and Commentary

‘Black Wave’ Review: Islam Against Itself

by Josef Joffevia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 27, 2020

Saudi Arabia, Iran and the 40-year rivalry that unraveled culture, religion and collective memory in the Middle East.

Analysis and Commentary

With Superintendent John White Leaving, Louisiana Needs A New Education Leader — Not A New Education Plan

by Michael J. Petrillivia The 74 Million
Monday, January 27, 2020

In his classic 1998 book, Spinning Wheels, Frederick M. Hess explains the logic that animates much of the nation’s education system: Superintendents are faced with a dilemma.

Analysis and Commentary

The Truth About Income Inequality

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, January 27, 2020

On a global scale, inequality is declining. While it has increased within the United States, it has not grown nearly as much as people often claim. The American poor and middle class have been gaining ground, and the much-touted disappearance of the middle class has happened mainly because the ranks of the people above the middle class have swollen.

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John Yoo: Democrats Are Parsing Trump’s Motives To Turn ‘Legitimate Actions Of Government’ Into ‘Impeachable Conduct’

interview with John Yoovia Breitbart
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo explains that Democrats seek to frame President Donald Trump’s “perfectly legitimate” actions as “impeachable conduct” by accusing the president of malicious intent.

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Jack Goldsmith On The Charlie Brennan Show with Amy Marxkors

interview with Jack Goldsmithvia The Charlie Brennan Show with Amy Marxkors
Monday, January 27, 2020

(9:50) Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith discusses his recent book In Hoffa's Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth.

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Lanhee Chen: Meet The Press' Panel: On Impeachment, "There's No Reward For Being A Moderate"

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Real Clear Politics
Sunday, January 26, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen joins a round-table discussion concerning President Trump's impeachment trial.

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali Speaks Of Rights For Women, Girls At University Of Colorado Event

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Daily Camera (CO)
Monday, January 27, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali was welcomed with a standing ovation Monday night as she held a discussion “The Market for Victimhood,” at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Democrats: Destroying America To 'Save' It

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Patriot Post
Monday, January 27, 2020

Their impeachment gambit is in direct violation of their constitutional oaths.

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Four Big Takeaways From The Explosive John Bolton Revelations

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The Washington Post
Monday, January 27, 2020

We have now learned precisely what John Bolton is prepared to tell us about President Trump’s Ukraine extortion scheme. This is terribly inconvenient for Republican senators who are frantically searching for ways to vote against hearing from Trump’s former national security adviser and any others who can shed fresh light on Trump’s corrupt conduct.

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The Doomsday Clock Sends A Message: The World Is Closer To Catastrophe Than Ever Since World War II

quoting Herbert Linvia Medill Reports Chicago
Thursday, January 23, 2020

The hands of the Doomsday Clock moved to 100 seconds to midnight on Thursday, indicating that the world is closer to catastrophe than ever since The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists debuted the symbolic clock in 1947.

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Saudi Arabia Outsources Cyber Arsenal, Buys Spyware, Experts Say

quoting Andrew Grottovia Yahoo Finance
Monday, January 27, 2020

If it turns out that Saudi Arabia hacked into the phone of Amazon.com Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, as investigators have alleged, the oil rich nation likely utilized its preferred method of cyber espionage: outsourcing.

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by John B. Taylor cited John F. Cogan Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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by Bill Whalen Monday, January 20, 2020
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by Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphy interview with Condoleezza Rice, Robert Staiger, Barry Eichengreen Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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Analysis and Commentary

interview with Victor Davis Hanson Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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by Paul E. Peterson interview with Bill Whalen Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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by Larry Diamond Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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by Bruce Thornton Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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by Lanhee J. Chen Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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interview with Niall Ferguson Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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mentioning Andrew Roberts Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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by Niall Ferguson Monday, January 20, 2020
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by John H. Cochrane Friday, January 17, 2020
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by Victor Davis Hanson Sunday, January 19, 2020
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoo Friday, January 17, 2020
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by Russell Roberts Monday, January 20, 2020
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by David R. Henderson Saturday, January 18, 2020
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interview with Niall Ferguson Monday, January 20, 2020
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Friday, January 17, 2020
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interview with Abbas Milani Friday, January 17, 2020
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featuring Victor Davis Hanson Sunday, January 19, 2020
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featuring Larry Diamond Sunday, January 19, 2020
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featuring Paul Schmelzing Saturday, January 18, 2020
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quoting Edward Paul Lazear Friday, January 17, 2020
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quoting Victor Davis Hanson Thursday, January 16, 2020
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quoting Thomas Sowell Friday, January 17, 2020
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quoting John H. Cochrane Sunday, January 19, 2020
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quoting Victor Davis Hanson Monday, January 20, 2020
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quoting Abbas Milani Friday, January 17, 2020
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quoting Bill Whalen Saturday, January 18, 2020
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quoting Josef Joffe Friday, January 17, 2020
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quoting Bill Whalen Sunday, January 19, 2020
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quoting Chirantan Chatterjee Friday, January 17, 2020
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mentioning Andrew Roberts Monday, January 20, 2020
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Friday, January 17, 2020

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interview with John Yoo, Richard A. Epstein Friday, January 17, 2020
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by George P. Shultz, Ted Halstead Thursday, January 16, 2020
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by John H. Cochrane Thursday, January 16, 2020
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by John H. Cochrane Thursday, January 16, 2020
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by Bjorn Lomborg Thursday, January 16, 2020
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interview with Jack Goldsmith Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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interview with Elizabeth Economy Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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interview with Kevin Hassett Friday, January 17, 2020
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interview with Michael J. Petrilli Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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quoting Edward Paul Lazear Thursday, January 16, 2020
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quoting Douglas Rivers Friday, January 17, 2020
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quoting Larry Diamond Thursday, January 16, 2020
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quoting Amit Seru Thursday, January 16, 2020
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quoting John Yoo Thursday, January 16, 2020
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quoting Paul Schmelzing Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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cited Edward Paul Lazear Thursday, January 16, 2020
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cited John H. Cochrane, David R. Henderson Thursday, January 16, 2020
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quoting Michael J. Petrilli Thursday, January 16, 2020
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cited Norman M. Naimark Friday, January 17, 2020
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mentioning John Villasenor Friday, January 17, 2020
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Thursday, January 16, 2020

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by Victor Davis Hanson Thursday, January 16, 2020
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by Bill Whalen Thursday, January 16, 2020
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by Daniel O. Beltran, Valentin Bolotnyy, Elizabeth Klee Tuesday, December 31, 2019
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interview with Niall Ferguson Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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interview with Justin Grimmer Thursday, January 16, 2020
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quoting Larry Diamond Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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quoting Timothy Garton Ash Saturday, January 18, 2020
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Saudi Arabia Outsources Cyber Arsenal, Buys Spyware, Experts Say

quoting Andrew Grottovia Yahoo Finance
Monday, January 27, 2020

If it turns out that Saudi Arabia hacked into the phone of Amazon.com Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, as investigators have alleged, the oil rich nation likely utilized its preferred method of cyber espionage: outsourcing.

Analysis and Commentary

Cognitive Dissonance And The Trump Reelection Buzz At Davos

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, January 27, 2020

It is not always the case that your private thoughts are right and your public ones wrong.

Featured

The Decline Of Unions Is Good News

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, January 27, 2020

Turning the clock back will cripple America's workers, not help them.

In the News

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: The Market For Victimhood

mentioning Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Bruce D. Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization (University of Colorado Boulder)
Monday, January 27, 2020

Join the CU Boulder Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization for an evening conversation with renowned political leader, national security expert, human rights advocate, New York Times best-selling author and expert on Islam, Ayaan Hirsi Ali. “It has been said that education opens the mind, while indoctrination closes it. A good education permits one to think critically, and to consider multiple viewpoints." 

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The Fiscal Effects Of The Public Option

by Lanhee J. Chen, Tom Church, Daniel Heilvia Analysis
Monday, January 27, 2020

Supporters of a federal public option contend that a government-run health plan will reduce federal deficits. These projected deficit savings are predicated on two major, but unrealistic, assumptions. First, public option proposals assume that the government will reimburse hospitals and providers at rates lower than paid by private insurers. Second, the proposals require plan premiums to fully cover plan costs. 

Analysis and Commentary

The Truth About Income Inequality

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, January 27, 2020

On a global scale, inequality is declining. While it has increased within the United States, it has not grown nearly as much as people often claim. The American poor and middle class have been gaining ground, and the much-touted disappearance of the middle class has happened mainly because the ranks of the people above the middle class have swollen.

In the News

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Speaks Of Rights For Women, Girls At University Of Colorado Event

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Daily Camera (CO)
Monday, January 27, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali was welcomed with a standing ovation Monday night as she held a discussion “The Market for Victimhood,” at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Analysis and Commentary

With Superintendent John White Leaving, Louisiana Needs A New Education Leader — Not A New Education Plan

by Michael J. Petrillivia The 74 Million
Monday, January 27, 2020

In his classic 1998 book, Spinning Wheels, Frederick M. Hess explains the logic that animates much of the nation’s education system: Superintendents are faced with a dilemma.

Analysis and Commentary

‘Black Wave’ Review: Islam Against Itself

by Josef Joffevia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 27, 2020

Saudi Arabia, Iran and the 40-year rivalry that unraveled culture, religion and collective memory in the Middle East.

In the News

Good News No Longer Travels Fast When It Involves President Trump

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Center Square
Monday, January 27, 2020

The National Press Building sits bocks away from the White House and is home to The National Press Club. It’s a gathering place for reporters and journalists alike. Presidents, premiers, royalty, Congressmen, movie stars, sports heroes, and industrialists have visited there to reveal their views on politics. Its “stated mission” is to maintain a factual media source in Washington and around the world.

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