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The Libertarian: In Defense Of The Electoral College

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, March 22, 2019

Despite Elizabeth Warren’s criticisms, it’s still the best way to pick a president.

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John Cochrane: Should We Tax The Wealthiest People Much More Than The Rest Of Us?

by John H. Cochrane via The Lars Larson Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Cochrane discusses whether we should tax the wealthiest people much more than the rest of us.

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Expanding The Supreme Court Is The Worst Idea Yet From Democratic Presidential Candidates

by John Yoo, James Phillipsvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, March 22, 2019
“Medicare for all” and the Green New Deal may be bad ideas. But they aren’t the worst ones being floated by the growing band of Democratic presidential hopefuls. That honor is reserved for the disastrous notion of expanding the Supreme Court.
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The Timeless Ideas Of Milton Friedman

featuring Milton Friedmanvia The Hoover Centennial
Friday, March 22, 2019

Milton Friedman’s work continues to inform and inspire researchers and policymakers.

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A Century Of Ideas: One Hundred Years Of Democracy And Foreign Policy

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

The United States was founded on the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, and for decades, support for democracy around the world has been a central tenet of American foreign policy. The past century provides many examples of prosperity in thriving democracies balanced with the instability of authoritarian and repressive regimes. This panel discussion will address the changing role of democracy building in America’s foreign policy over the past century.

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Newsom's Unwelcome Stirring Of Democrats' 2020 Pot

by Bill Whalenvia Real Clear Politics
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Quicker than you can sing “Oops! I Did It Again,” California Gov. Gavin Newsom has interjected himself into national Democratic politics with his moratorium on capital punishment in America’s nation-state.

Analysis and Commentary

A Lesson From The College Admissions Scandal For The Encryption Debate

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Friday, March 22, 2019
Last Tuesday, the U.S. attorney’s office in Massachusetts announced charges against dozens of parents, college sports coaches and test-prep teachers with in a scheme to win admission to big name universities including Georgetown, Yale and Stanford.
Analysis and Commentary

No Exit: The U.S. Predicament in the Middle East

by Henri J. Barkeyvia The Caravan
Thursday, March 21, 2019

“L'enfer est pavé de bonnes intentions” (the road to hell is paved with good intentions) goes a French expression. Years of American involvement in the Middle East to fashion a region that is stable, peaceful, more prosperous and more respectful of human rights has proven, so far at least, a failure. As a result, U.S. decision makers, thinkers and certainly the public at large are increasingly expressing their exasperation with that region.

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson And The Case For Trump (Part 01)

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Liberty Nation
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

Interviews

Lee Ohanian: What Can We Expect From The Economic Policies Of The 2020 Presidential Candidates?

interview with Lee Ohanianvia Lars Larson Show
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lee Ohanian discusses what to expect from the economic policies of Democrat presidential candidates running in the 2020 election.

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Thomas Henrickson: Is America Gaining Ground With North Korea Or Just Spinning Its Wheels?

interview with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Lars Larson Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Henriksen discusses North Korea and what we can do to minimize the risk of nuclear weapons being developed and used.

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The Case for Trump: Victor Davis Hanson With Sebastian Gorka

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia America First with Sebastian Gorka
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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Victor Davis Hanson: The Case For Trump & No Safe Spaces For Snowflakes (27:55)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Vimeo
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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David Henderson: The Passing Of Princeton Economist Alan Krueger And The Thinking On Minimum Wages And Income Inequality

interview with David R. Hendersonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow David Henderson discusses his Econlog article "Alan Krueger RIP."

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Bill Whalen: The Unknowns And Unpredictables Of The Beto O'Rourke Candidacy

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article The Stronger Sell: The First Beto Or The Second Bobby?

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John Yoo: Do Conservative Politicians Overlook Asian Voters?

interview with John Yoovia The Lars Larson Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses whether the departure of one of Mueller's top deputies is a sign that the Mueller investigation is almost finished as well as the strength of Asian voters.

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John Yoo: When Can The President Claim Executive Privilege?

interview with John Yoovia The National Constitution Center
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo talks about how Congress might respond to the end of the Mueller investigation. Yoo also considers how President Trump might claim executive privilege in other contexts—like the House obstruction inquiry, a possible impeachment probe, attempts to prevent release of notes from his Helsinki meeting with Vladimir Putin, or in pending civil lawsuits against him.

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Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: Education’s Philanthropic Shift

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses philanthropy’s shift to the left on education policies.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The Case For Trump

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Chris Baker
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The Case For Trump

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Matt Lewis
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson Discusses His Recent Book The Case For Trump

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Kid News Radio
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

Interviews

John Yoo: The iPhone, The Fourth Amendment And The Roberts Court (Part 01)

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses how the Fourth Amendment applies to our smart phones.

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John Yoo: The iPhone, The Fourth Amendment And The Roberts Court (Part 02)

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses how the Fourth Amendment applies to our smart phones.
In the News
In the News

"Women Of The Gulag" Goes Home To Russian TV (Part 1)

featuring Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
"Women of the Gulag" goes home to Russian TV.
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Education 20/20: William Damon & Robert P. George

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Education 20/20: William Damon & Robert P. George" on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST.

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California Leads The Nation In Bringing Back Medieval Illnesses

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Daily Caller
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Victor Davis Hanson pointed out some years ago that California ignored its premodern problems while dreaming of postmodern marvels such as high-speed rail. There’s no better example of a premodern problem that’s been allowed to take root and thrive than the Medieval diseases now plaguing the state.

In the News

Wars, Not Brexit, Destroyed Britain’s Global Power

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The National Interest
Thursday, March 21, 2019

The lesson to learn from the British Empire is unambiguous: unless the United States is attacked, Washington should avoid direct involvement in continental wars.

In the News

Trouble With A “T”? “Newsom's Unwelcome Stirring Of Democrats' 2020 Pot,” By Hoover Institituion's Bill Whalen For Realclear Politics

quoting Bill Whalenvia Politico
Friday, March 22, 2019
“To understand Gavin Newsom is to appreciate what it is to be a connected, metrosexual, forever-in-search-of-enlightenment son of the San Francisco Bay Area – stylistically and intellectually. … Now that Newson is governor, he can export that worldview beyond California’s boundaries. That could spell trouble come the time Democrats have to sell a more moderate persona in America’s swing states.”
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Trump's Top Economic Adviser Still Supports Carbon Tax

quoting Casey B. Mulliganvia E&E News
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
President Trump's top economic adviser is not backing away from his belief that a carbon tax would be an effective way to address greenhouse gas emissions.
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Napolitano Questions Need For Trump Order To Enforce Campus Free Speech

mentioning John Villasenorvia Cronkite News
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano said Thursday that a Trump administration policy that threatens to strip funding from colleges in the name of free speech is “unnecessary and, in some respects, undesirable.”
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Political Perceptions: Democrats, Avoiding the Hard Choices

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, April 11, 2008

Newsweek’s Evan Thomas wonders why the Democratic candidates are unwilling or unable to ask Americans to make any sacrifices to solve big problems...

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Why are people talking about a market for organs?

with Gary S. Beckervia Case Western Reserve University Observer (OH)
Friday, April 11, 2008

There is an immense shortage of organs for transplant in the United States. Almost 100,000 individuals sit on the waiting list maintained by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)...

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The Strange World of Harold Meyerson

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Harold Meyerson in the Washington Post wants America's trade policy to help Americans...

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Masaaki Shirakawa Brings Chicago-School View to BOJ

with Milton Friedman, Gary S. Beckervia Bloomberg
Thursday, April 10, 2008

In 1998, Japan's banks were on the brink of bankruptcy and its credit market was seizing up...

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Leaders slow to decry protestors

with Hoover Institutionvia Orange County Register
Thursday, April 10, 2008

I'm still waiting for an elected Vietnamese-American to in unambiguous language decry the illegal acts of the Nguoi Viet Daily News protestors and ask them to stop forms of "free speech" that go to harassment...

Analysis and Commentary

Intimidation and censorship are no answer to this inflammatory film

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, April 10, 2008

At the time of this writing, the dissemination on the worldwide web of the deliberately provocative anti-Islam film Fitna, made by the Dutch populist MP Geert Wilders, has not provoked violent protest on the scale of the Rushdie affair or the Danish cartoons...

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Cy Pres Settlements

with Richard A. Epsteinvia American Enterprise Institute
Thursday, April 10, 2008

The idea of cy pres (pronounced "see pray" or "sigh pray," from the French cy pres comme possible--"as near as possible") originated in the trust context, where courts would reinterpret the terms of a charitable trust when literal application of those terms resulted in the dissolution of the trust because of impossibility or illegality.

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Is There a Pattern Here?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, April 10, 2008

By now no one is surprised by what is said by a Rev. Wright (“KKK of A”, Israel is a “dirty word”, etc.) or a Rev. Meeks (“white people” as “slave-masters”), or that they have figured prominently among Obama supporters.

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The Free-Market Case for Green: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, April 10, 2008

In the cause of dealing with global warming, Al Gore proposes replacing payroll taxes with pollution taxes on CO2; Barack Obama supports “cap-and-trade,” in which businesses can emit CO2 to a certain level, after which they will need credits to do so; and John McCain leans toward cap-and-trade, but with an emphasis on subsidies for nuclear energy...

Analysis and Commentary

Where Have All the Liberals Gone?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, April 10, 2008

These days, Democrats are not sounding very liberal...

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