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The ‘Good Censors’

by Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Sunday, October 18, 2020

The main problem with social media isn’t political bias or market share, it’s that Big Tech is still coddled by legal protections from the dawn of the internet era.

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What Happens If No One Wins?

by John Yoo, Robert J. Delahuntyvia The American Mind
Monday, October 19, 2020

The Constitution provides for election crises—and its provisions favor Trump.

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Not All Politics Are Local

by Russell A. Bermanvia The Hill
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Is the eruption of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh the world’s first COVID war? The three co-chairs of the Minsk Process – France, Russia and the United States – that have been trying to resolve the conflict since 1992 are each distracted by rising infection numbers, not to mention the approaching American election. 

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Economic Policy And Foreign Policy Go Together

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Monday, October 19, 2020

I gave the Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Lecture on “National Security and Fiscal Policy” at the Foreign Policy Association (FPA) in New York last week. Henry Fernandez gave a kind introduction and Tom Michaud moderated with great points. And thanks to FPA for the book edited by Michael Auslin and Noel Lateef, American in the World 2020.

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Michael McConnell And John Yoo: The ACB Nomination: Is A 6-3 Court Supremely Conservative?

Thursday, October 22, 2020
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A Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing with Michael McConnell and John Yoo: The ACB Nomination: Is a 6-3 Court Supremely Conservative?
Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11AM PT/ 2PM ET.

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Whether Trump Or Biden Wins, China Still Offers Biggest Challenge To Our Security, Prosperity

by H. R. McMastervia Fox News
Sunday, October 18, 2020

China uses a combination of co-option and propaganda to promote its policies and its worldview.

Analysis and Commentary

Coronavirus Blues: The Detrimental Mental Health Effects Of Prolonged Lockdowns And Uncertainty Require Attention

by Herbert Linvia National Interest
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Even if effective treatments and vaccines for coronavirus become available soon, we must start thinking about the mental health dimensions of national recovery.

Analysis and Commentary

Dwayne Betts On Reading, Prison, And The Million Book Project

by Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, October 19, 2020

Author, lawyer, and poet Dwayne Betts talks about his time in prison and the power of reading with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Betts is the founder of the Million Book Project, which aims to put a small library of great books in 1,000 U.S. prisons. Betts discusses his plans for the project and how reading helped him transform himself.

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The Education Exchange: Settlement Is Reached In Lawsuit Over Whether Delaware’s Schools Are So Bad They Are Unconstitutional

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, October 19, 2020

The co-leader of the Eversheds Sutherland Business and Commercial Litigation team, Rocco E. Testani, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss a recently settled adequacy lawsuit in Delaware. The plaintiffs originally alleged that students in Delaware, particularly disadvantaged students defined as low income, English learners and students with disabilities, were not receiving an adequate education in that state under its constitution. Testani was the lead attorney in the case, defending the state.

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Is Cowen Right About The Great Barrington Declaration? Part 1

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, October 16, 2020

In an article yesterday, “A Dangerous Libertarian Strategy for Herd Immunity,” Bloomberg, October 15, George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen criticizes the now-famous Great Barrington Declaration.

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Is Cowen Right About The Great Barrington Declaration? Part 2

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Yesterday, I reviewed the first half of Tyler Cowen’s critique of the Great Barrington Declaration. This is the last half. As before, quotes from him are highlighted and my responses are not.

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"From Cold War To Hot Peace" By Michael McFaul

interview with Michael McFaulvia Boise State Public Radio
Friday, October 16, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses his book From Cold War to Hot Peace.

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Niall Ferguson: “America Would Be A Lot Less Torn If Obama Had Been A One-Term President”

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Pledge Times
Sunday, October 18, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses the upcoming presidential elections.

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Security And Defense Cooperation In The Indo-Pacific | 2020 Conference On Taiwan In The Indo-Pacific Region

Monday, October 12, 2020
Hoover Institution

Join the 2020 Conference on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific Region. Panel 1 took place on Monday, October 12 from 4:00pm-5:30pm PDT focused on Security and Defense Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific.

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Sunday, October 18, 2020

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses Defining Ideas article "Scalia Maligned."

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Sunday, October 18, 2020

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses Defining Ideas article "Scalia Maligned."

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Niall Ferguson On Making Peace With Scottish Independence. Interview By Iain Martin

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Reaction
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses Brexit and Scottish Independence.

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John Yoo: Senate Judiciary Committee To Vote On Subpoena For Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses censoring by social media companies and notes the government may start regulating them.

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Harvey Mansfield Discusses The Dangers Of Woke Ideology On College Campuses

interview with Harvey C. Mansfieldvia She Thinks Podcast
Friday, October 16, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Harvey Mansfield discusses the cancel culture and the woke attitudes pervading college campuses. He delves into his long history at Harvard as well as the evolution of higher education towards activism.

In the News
In the News

Economic Interdependence: Dangers And Opportunities Ahead | 2020 Conference On Taiwan In The Indo-Pacific Region

Monday, October 19, 2020
Hoover Institution

You are invited to the 2020 Conference on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific Region. Panel 3 on Monday, October 19, 4-5:30pm PDT focuses on Economic Interdependence: Dangers And Opportunities Ahead.

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Social Media Vs. The American Right

quoting Niall Fergusonvia National Review
Friday, October 16, 2020

Three years ago, historian Niall Ferguson wrote about Silicon Valley’s determination not to get caught flat-footed again when it comes to Donald Trump. “Make no mistake: 2016 will never happen again,” he warned. Zuckerberg had been personally lobbied by Barack Obama on these matters. Governments in Europe were looking for their pound of flesh too.

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by John Yoo, James Phillips Monday, October 12, 2020
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by David Altig, Jose Maria Barrero, Nick Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Nick Parker Wednesday, October 7, 2020
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Monday, October 12, 2020

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interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, Bill Whalen Tuesday, October 6, 2020
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by Russell A. Berman Sunday, October 11, 2020
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by H. R. McMaster Monday, October 12, 2020
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by John B. Taylor mentioning John F. Cogan Sunday, October 11, 2020
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by Victor Davis Hanson Thursday, October 8, 2020
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by John H. Cochrane Saturday, October 10, 2020
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by John H. Cochrane Friday, October 9, 2020
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by Sanam Vakil, Hossein Rassam Monday, October 12, 2020
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by Russ Roberts Monday, October 12, 2020
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by John H. Cochrane Friday, October 9, 2020
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by John H. Cochrane mentioning Thomas Sowell Sunday, October 11, 2020
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quoting Scott W. Atlas Tuesday, October 6, 2020
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featuring Raghuram Rajan Sunday, October 11, 2020
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quoting Michael McConnell Friday, October 9, 2020
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quoting Thomas Sowell Saturday, October 10, 2020
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quoting Charles Blahous Friday, October 9, 2020
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cited Eric Hanushek Friday, October 9, 2020
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mentioning Niall Ferguson Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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mentioning Larry Diamond Friday, October 9, 2020
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Friday, October 09, 2020

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by David R. Henderson featuring Casey B. Mulligan Thursday, October 8, 2020
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by Bertrand M. Patenaude Thursday, October 8, 2020
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interview with Larry Kudlow Wednesday, October 7, 2020
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interview with Paul E. Peterson Thursday, October 8, 2020
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Whether Trump Or Biden Wins, China Still Offers Biggest Challenge To Our Security, Prosperity

by H. R. McMastervia Fox News
Sunday, October 18, 2020

China uses a combination of co-option and propaganda to promote its policies and its worldview.

Featured

The ‘Good Censors’

by Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Sunday, October 18, 2020

The main problem with social media isn’t political bias or market share, it’s that Big Tech is still coddled by legal protections from the dawn of the internet era.

Interviews

John Yoo: Senate Judiciary Committee To Vote On Subpoena For Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses censoring by social media companies and notes the government may start regulating them.

Interviews

Niall Ferguson On Making Peace With Scottish Independence. Interview By Iain Martin

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Reaction
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses Brexit and Scottish Independence.

Analysis and Commentary

Is Cowen Right About The Great Barrington Declaration? Part 2

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Yesterday, I reviewed the first half of Tyler Cowen’s critique of the Great Barrington Declaration. This is the last half. As before, quotes from him are highlighted and my responses are not.

Analysis and Commentary

Coronavirus Blues: The Detrimental Mental Health Effects Of Prolonged Lockdowns And Uncertainty Require Attention

by Herbert Linvia National Interest
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Even if effective treatments and vaccines for coronavirus become available soon, we must start thinking about the mental health dimensions of national recovery.

Featured

Nagorno-Karabakh: Not All Politics Are Local

by Russell A. Bermanvia The Hill
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Is the eruption of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh the world’s first COVID war? The three co-chairs of the Minsk Process – France, Russia and the United States – that have been trying to resolve the conflict since 1992 are each distracted by rising infection numbers, not to mention the approaching American election. 

Interviews

Harvey Mansfield Discusses The Dangers Of Woke Ideology On College Campuses

interview with Harvey C. Mansfieldvia She Thinks Podcast
Friday, October 16, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Harvey Mansfield discusses the cancel culture and the woke attitudes pervading college campuses. He delves into his long history at Harvard as well as the evolution of higher education towards activism.

Interviews

H. R. McMaster: New Thinking For A New World - A Tallberg Foundation Podcast

interview with H. R. McMastervia Tallberg Foundation Podcast
Friday, October 16, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H. R. McMaster discusses how he believes the US and like-minded countries can maneuver through today’s complicated global realities to produce peace and prosperity for their citizens.

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John Yoo On The Hunter Biden Email Debate

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Friday, October 16, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the Hunter Biden story and censorship.

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