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Will Democrats Take Over the House?

by David Bradyvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Six months out, the signs are good.

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Alexander Hamilton's Solar Panels

by John H. Cochrane via The Grumpy Economist
Friday, May 18, 2018

I think I finally have figured out why California is mandating solar panels on top of houses.

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Artificial Intelligence Will Both Disrupt And Benefit The Workplace, Stanford Scholar Says

interview with James Timbievia Stanford News
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow James Timbie discusses his new book Beyond Disruption: Technology's Challenge to Governance, which he co-authored with George Shultz and Jim Hoagland.

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The EU's Magical Thinking On The Israeli-Arab Conflict

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, May 18, 2018

In Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1, when the Welsh magus Glendower boasts, “I can call spirits from the vasty deep,” the sceptic Hotspur retorts, “Why, so can I, or so can any man; But will they come when you do call for them?” For seven decades the West’s foreign policy establishment has been trying to call Middle East peace from depths of endless summits and conferences and agreements with ritualistic chants of “land for peace” and “two-state solution.”

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Analysis and Commentary

Where Are The Mavericks In Race For California Governor?

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Like Oliver Twist (“Please, sir, I want more”), I crave the gruel that is a California gubernatorial debate.

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‘The Duchess’ Review: How To Survive A Royal Romance

by Tunku Varadarajanvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, May 17, 2018

[Subscription Required] Start with a three-part quiz: Which British royal was sent to a hellish boarding school in Scotland, with instructions from his father to the headmaster that the boy’s life be made as tough as possible? Which royal hurled herself down a flight of stairs (in the early stages of pregnancy) in a bid to capture her husband’s attention? Which had a great-grandmother who was a long-term mistress of her present husband’s great-great-grandfather?

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Little Pink House Is A 9

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, May 17, 2018
I saw the movie Little Pink House in Monterey on Tuesday night. I rate movies on a scale of 1 to 10. Anything 7 or over is one I'm glad I saw and would recommend. Little Pink House is a 9.
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Interviews

Amy Zegart: Businesses Are Bracing For Political Surprise

by Amy Zegartvia KERA
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Amy Zegart discusses how everything from global conflicts and terrorist actions, to hackers and even individual Twitter users can impact our lives and organizations like never before.

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Thomas Henriksen On Trump's Deal With N. Korea

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia The Ed Martin Movement
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Henriksen discusses President Trump's negotiations with North Korea so far as well as his upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, and China's influence in the region.

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Markos Kounalakis On North Korea

interview with Markos Kounalakisvia CBS
Friday, May 18, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Markos Kounalakis discusses North Korea and its threats to cancel the talks.
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Jamil Jaffer: The Iran Nuclear Deal Under Trump

interview with Jamil Jaffervia Constitution Daily
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Jamil Jaffer discusses the complex history of Iran-US relations, President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran Deal, and constitutional issues implicated as a result.
In the News
In the News

Uncommon Knowledge Turns 22

Friday, May 18, 2018

Uncommon Knowledge turns 22. 

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Ambassador Michael McFaul: A Brief History Of Russia

featuring Michael McFaulvia Commonwealth Club
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union 27 years ago, Russia has been both a central figure in our foreign relations and a surprise actor in our domestic politics. Given the unprecedented attention paid to our Cold War foe, how did we get here?
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Debunking The Intellectual Lethargy Of Foreign Policy Elites

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Thinker
Friday, May 18, 2018

As historian Dr. Victor Davis Hanson wrote, "[President] Truman May Have Been the Proto-Trump," with his low approval ratings, crass demeanor, and foreign policy achievements that rivaled any of his predecessors.

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Book Of The Week: Central Bankers And How To Hold Them To Account

featuring Michael McFaulvia Money Week
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Central bankers have played a huge role in both the economy and financial markets over the past decade, most notably through successive rounds of quantitative easing aimed at preventing economic collapse. However, critics allege that they now wield large amounts of power but lack accountability.

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How The Press Might Come To Love Trump In Public

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Washington Examiner
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Reporters are cyclical, fickle, and secretly in love. Someday they might even learn to love President Trump in public.
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The U.S.- China Rivalry Is Just Getting Started

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Thursday, May 17, 2018
British historian Niall Ferguson and German economist Moritz Schularick coined the term “Chimerica” over lunch in a Chinese restaurant in London one day in 2006.
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Inconvenient And Unreported Weather Fact: We Just Had Two Years Of Record-Breaking Global Cooling

quoting Thomas Sowellvia AEI
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Would it surprise you to learn the greatest global two-year cooling event of the last century just occurred? From February 2016 to February 2018 (the latest month available) global average temperatures dropped 0.56°C.

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Hoover Tower with Presidential medal of freedom

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

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by Michael J. Petrilli Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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by Michael J. Petrilli, Amber M. Northern Monday, April 30, 2018
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cartoon of George Washington in a U.S. one dollar bill

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

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by Michael McFaul Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, April 30, 2018
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by Niall Ferguson Monday, April 30, 2018
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by Bing West Thursday, April 26, 2018
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by Victor Davis Hanson Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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by Philip Bobbitt Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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by Tunku Varadarajan Monday, April 30, 2018
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by Grayson Clary Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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interview with Condoleezza Rice Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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quoting Niall Ferguson, Russell A. Berman Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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U.S. Capitol as weather vane

Monday, April 30, 2018

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by John H. Cochrane featuring Richard A. Epstein Saturday, April 28, 2018
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by Ralph Peters Thursday, April 26, 2018
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by Russell Roberts Monday, April 30, 2018
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Friday, April 27, 2018
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interview with Timothy Garton Ash Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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U.S. Capitol as a sausage factory

Friday, April 27, 2018

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by Joshua D. Rauh Friday, April 20, 2018
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by Therese Liechtenstein , Henry I. Miller Friday, April 27, 2018
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interview with Russell Roberts Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Achieving Equity In Education: Journalists As Truth-Tellers And Teachers

quoting Michael J. Petrillivia Diverse: Issues In Higher Education
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Gathered for the 2018 Education Writers Association (EWA) National Seminar, hundreds of education journalists heard from education experts, thought leaders and other fellow journalists about ways to make their coverage of today’s education issues nuanced, culturally relevant and enlightening.

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Religion, Ethnic Conflict, And Democracy In Southeast Asia

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Religion, Ethnic Conflict, And Democracy In Southeast Asia" on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST.

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Only Socialism Can Save China; Only Xi Jinping Can Save Socialism

by Alice L. Millervia China Leadership Monitor
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The abolition of constitutional term limits on the post of PRC president has attracted more attention than usually attends Chinese leadership politics, and sparked a flood of speculation about the purposes of Xi Jinping in engineering it.

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Bay Area Political Events: Ehud Barak Protest, Election Forum

mentioning Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen, San Jose State political science Professor Terry Christensen and Politico reporter Carla Marinucci discuss election candidates and issues and take audience questions. 

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Republicans And Democrats Need To Learn These Foreign Policy Lessons

quoting George P. Shultzvia The Washington Post
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Eliot Cohen, a former State Department official and a fierce critic of President Trump, warns that the president and his immediate predecessor both messed up when it comes to the Middle East: Trump unchecked is a man who believes in unpredictability, threats, and head-spinning policy pirouettes.

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Inequality And The Intellectual Dark Web

quoting Thomas Sowellvia National Review
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
A prominent group of heterodox thinkers is united by more than just opposition to political correctness and support for free speech.
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US Allies Fret About Losing Iran Business

quoting Jamil Jaffervia The Hill
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal could create a financial quagmire for U.S. allies who are suddenly at risk of being caught in economic sanctions.

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The Output Gap, The Federal Budget Deficit, And The Threat Of Debt Monetization

quoting John H. Cochrane via Seeking Alpha
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

In April 2018, Congressional Budget Office issued a report on the state of the federal budget in light of the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" enacted in December 2017, the "Bipartisan Budget Act" enacted in February 2018, and the "Consolidated Appropriations Act" enacted in March. 

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After Investigation Into Seattle’s Pension System, Readers Wonder: Why Not Just Invest In Index Funds?

quoting Joshua D. Rauhvia Seattle Times
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Readers had strong reactions and lots of questions following a Seattle Times investigation into why the Seattle City Employees’ Retirement System had one of the worst investment returns over a decade of any large public pension. Here are answers to some of the most common questions we received.

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Michael Petrilli: Halted Hoosiers

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses what went wrong with Hoosier State school reform.

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