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Climate Promises Cost Nothing. Change Will Cost A Fortune

by Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Sunday, October 24, 2021

Glasgow translates as “dear green place.” At COP26, they’ll find that going green is dear indeed.

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On Russia, Joe Biden Has Struck Out

by Russell A. Bermanvia National Interest
Sunday, October 24, 2021

In this era of great power competition, the Biden administration needs to be called out on its three strikes in pipeline politics, military basing, and mineral resources.

Co-Author with Ricky Gill

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High Stakes In Virginia

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Friday, October 22, 2021

Although Virginia has been a politically blue state for years, this year's election has the Democrats' governor facing a serious challenge.

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Ground Zero Of Woke

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, October 24, 2021

Universities are making themselves not just disliked and disreputable but ultimately irrelevant and replaceable.

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Joesph Felter: Biden’s Afghanistan Crisis: Forfeiting U.S. Investment In Critical Minerals To The Taliban

quoting Joseph Feltervia Republican Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
Friday, October 22, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Joseph Felter gives remarks before the Republican Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources and Oversight and Investigations on "Biden’s Afghanistan Crisis: Forfeiting U.S. Investment in Critical Minerals to the Taliban."

Analysis and Commentary
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Pacific Century: Alexander Downer Gives The View From Down Under

interview with Alexander Downer, Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Monday, October 25, 2021

Australia’s longest serving foreign minister talks China, AUKUS, COVID and more.

Analysis and Commentary

A Hypothetical Command Vision Statement For A Fictional PLA Cyber Command

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Friday, October 22, 2021

In 2018, U.S. Cyber Command (USCC) released its Command Vision statement for the organization, advancing officially for the first time “defend forward” and “persistent engagement” as new elements in the United States’ approach to advancing its security interests in and through cyberspace. Since then, much debate has ensued about the pros and cons of these concepts. 

Analysis and Commentary

Clarence Thomas, An American Justice

by John Yoovia National Review
Saturday, October 23, 2021

On the uniquely American story and jurisprudence of Justice Thomas.

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Jay Bhattacharya On Uncommon Knowledge

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, October 24, 2021

Hoover’s Peter Robinson does an excellent job of interviewing Stanford’s Jay Bhattacharya on various aspects of the COVID pandemic and lockdown.

Analysis and Commentary

Paul Bloom On Happiness, Suffering, And The Sweet Spot

interview with Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, October 25, 2021

Author and psychologist Paul Bloom of the University of Toronto talks about his book, The Sweet Spot, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Bloom argues that suffering is underrated--suffering is part of happiness and meaning. This is a wide-ranging discussion of popular culture, religion, and what we hope to get out of life.

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: The Trouble With Critical Race Theory

interview with Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, October 25, 2021

A senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, columnist for the Wall Street Journal, and author of Maverick: A Biography of Thomas Sowell, Jason Riley, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss some of Riley’s reservations with adoption of critical race theory into school curriculum.

Interviews
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The Nation’s Last Line Of Defense Is Controlled By Really, Really Old Technology

interview with Herbert Linvia Federal News Network
Friday, October 22, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Herb Lin discusses the vulnerability of the technology that controls nuclear weapons.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Biden's Approval Has Hit Rock Bottom

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Fox News
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses President Biden's 39% approval rating.

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The NYC Exam School Controversy (Glenn Loury & Wai Wah Chin)

interview with Glenn Louryvia The Glenn Show
Friday, October 22, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Glenn Loury discusses NYC's exam schools and recent attempts to change admissions standards.

In the News
In the News

The Wit And Wisdom Of Thomas Sowell

featuring Thomas Sowellvia National Review
Sunday, October 24, 2021

A walk through some of the legendary economist’s most quotable lines.

In the News

The Biden Angst

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Richmond Observer
Friday, October 22, 2021

When a major media source tells you to lower expectations, one can easily surmise that interference is being run for President Biden.

In the News

China Puts Pressure On McDonald’s, Visa And Nike To Accept Digital Yuan

quoting Darrell Duffievia NFCW
Friday, October 22, 2021

The Chinese government is reportedly putting pressure on US-based companies including McDonald’s, Visa and Nike to accept payments in digital yuan before the start of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

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Unintended Risks Lurk Behind The Drive For A Digital Dollar

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg
Thursday, October 21, 2021

The Federal Reserve has been taking its time with its look at a digital version of the dollar, and its go-slow approach on Wednesday won the endorsement of an economist who warned his peers about budding risks in the financial system before the global credit crisis.

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Biden Remarks On Taiwan Leave Administration Scrambling

quoting Joseph Feltervia The Hill
Saturday, October 23, 2021

President Biden’s public remarks Thursday that the United States would come to Taiwan’s defense if it were attacked by China left White House officials scrambling to explain it did not represent a shift in U.S. policy.

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Axios: Is Biden Confused Or Signaling With Statements On Taiwan Defense?

quoting Matt Pottingervia NewsMax
Sunday, October 24, 2021

President Joe Biden has twice asserted, counter to current U.S. policy, that the United States is ready to defend Taiwan against a Chinese invasion — and his position may soon have serious consequences, Axios reported.

In the News

Commentary: Three Environmental Doomsday Myths, Debunked

quoting Bjorn Lomborgvia The Ohio Star
Sunday, October 24, 2021

For many, thinking about the future of our planet is terrifying. According to a global survey reported by the BBC, 56 percent of young people believe that humanity is doomed because of climate change and 45 percent say that their anxiety about the climate affects their daily lives. Here in the US, the story is much the same; three-quarters of Americans believe that climate change will result in the extinction of man, and one in five millennials believe that that extinction will occur within their lifetime.

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Stanford Joins Group Offering Classes To Disadvantaged High-School Students

mentioning Caroline M. Hoxbyvia The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, October 24, 2021

[Subscription Required] Program is part of colleges’ efforts to diversify undergraduate ranks; it attacks what admissions calls ‘under-matching’.

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interview with John Yoo, Bill Whalen Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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by Ayaan Hirsi Ali Thursday, October 7, 2021
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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interview with Jacquelyn Schneider Friday, September 24, 2021
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featuring Victor Davis Hanson Thursday, October 7, 2021
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featuring H. R. McMaster Monday, October 4, 2021
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featuring Caroline M. Hoxby Thursday, October 7, 2021
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by John H. Cochrane Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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featuring Milton Friedman Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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interview with Michael J. Boskin Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Monday, October 4, 2021
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featuring Joseph Felter, Amy Zegart Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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cited Stephen Haber Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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mentioning Ayaan Hirsi Ali Sunday, October 31, 2021
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interview with Casey B. Mulligan Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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by Lee Ohanian Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, October 4, 2021
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interview with Elisabeth Kendall, Cole Bunzel Monday, October 4, 2021
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interview with Adrian Wooldridge, Michael R. Auslin Monday, October 4, 2021
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interview with John H. Cochrane Thursday, September 30, 2021
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interview with Scott W. Atlas Monday, October 4, 2021
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cited Niall Ferguson Monday, October 4, 2021
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interview with Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Peterson Monday, October 4, 2021
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Friday, October 1, 2021
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interview with Peter Berkowitz Friday, October 1, 2021
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interview with Glenn Loury Friday, October 1, 2021
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interview with Peter Berkowitz Sunday, October 3, 2021
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Lanhee Chen: Biden's Approval Has Hit Rock Bottom

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Fox News
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses President Biden's 39% approval rating.

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The Biden Assault On Economic Freedom And Prosperity

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, October 21, 2021

The efforts promise massively higher spending, taxes, and regulation, along with harmful disincentives.

Analysis and Commentary

Going Off The Rails On California’s Crazy Train

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Before the train leaves the station (pun intended) and we detail California’s misadventures in imagining, financing, and constructing a high-speed rail system, I’d like to make a confession.

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Hoover Institution Releases Report On Making Alabama A National Hub For Innovation

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution has submitted a report to the Alabama Innovation Commission (AIC), providing recommendations on how the state can become a national leader in fostering scientific and technological innovation.

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Digital Dollar Risks Local Currencies In Poorer Countries: Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia NDTV
Thursday, October 21, 2021

An easy-to-use electronic version of the greenback could spur people in lower-income nations to use the dollar for day-to-day transactions, something that's difficult today thanks to the need for physical bills.

Hoover senior fellow Larry Diamond speaks at Class Day Lecture.
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AF Academy Assembly Ends With Truman Lecture From Hoover Institution Fellow

featuring Larry Diamondvia United States Air Force Academy
Thursday, October 21, 2021

The top officer at the Air Force Academy said conversations some deem controversial in some circles will be not be ignored in academic settings at the school and advocated for respectful, open dialogue, Oct. 14.

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CIA Director William Burns Discusses The Future Of U.S. Security And Intelligence With Michael McFaul

interview with Michael McFaulvia Patch
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul talks with CIA Director William Burns about national security.

 

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Chester Finn And Michael Petrilli On Education Gadfly Show

interview with Chester E. Finn Jr., Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Hoover Institution fellows Checker Finn and Michael Petrilli discuss last week’s worrisome NAEP results. 

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Condoleezza Rice At The 76th Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia Fox5NY
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice discusses the importance of education and believes it is the ticket to a better life.

Analysis and Commentary

Declining NAEP Scores Are Flashing Red Lights For The Covid Generation

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Last week brought the latest results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress’s Long Term Trend series, and they were sobering. Just before the pandemic kicked in, U.S. thirteen-year-olds saw statistically-significant declines in both math and reading—a first in the study’s nearly fifty-year history. Black, Hispanic, and low-achieving students saw the largest declines.

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