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Who Needs To Be “In The Room Where It Happens” To Improve US K-12 Schools?

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Until now, education insiders haven't needed a program to identify the players.  After school closures, remote learning, hybrid models and other adaptations, COVID has raised awareness of the challenges of US K-12 education as never before.  New stakeholders are on the scene and plan to remain. The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosted Who needs to be “in the room where it happens” to improve US K-12 schools? on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: The Little Dutch Boy

interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, October 14, 2021

What this year’s legislative batch of bills says about the Golden State.

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Pakistan: U.S. Serial Gullibility And The Epicenter Of Jihadist Terrorism

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Ambassador Husain Haqqani discuss Pakistani foreign policy, jihadist terrorism, and the future of South Asia in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

H.R. McMaster in conversation with Ambassador Husain Haqqani on Wednesday, October 6 at 9:15am PT.

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Has School Accountability Outlived Its Shelf Life?

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

One of the earliest casualties of the COVID-related school closures was school accountability for academic results, and many education leaders want it to stay that way. How do we assure families, students and communities that their schools are fully serving their role?  What options are possible and which are politically infeasible? The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosts Has school accountability outlived its shelf life? on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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The Dying Citizen Versus The Unelected: From NASA To The Federal Health Care Apparat

by Victor Davis Hansonvia VDH Blade of Perseus
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is another classical example of mission deviation and subsequent enfeeblement—a sort of organism that mutated from its birthing and now simply becomes anything it wishes. 

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The Banking Sector In Lebanon And The Roots Of Corruption

interview with Alain Bifani, Russell A. Bermanvia The Caravan Notebook
Thursday, October 14, 2021

A discussion with Alain Bifani, former Director General of the Lebanese Ministry of Finance.

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Pacific Century: From Mao To Now: David Shambaugh On China‘s Leaders

interview with David Shambaugh, Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Thursday, October 14, 2021

A discussion with China expert David Shambaugh on the history of China‘s paramount leaders.

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Victor Davis Hanson Sounds Off On Walgreens Downsizing In San Francisco Amid Theft Spike

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Friday, October 15, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses why many of the problems in San Francisco are related to not enforcing laws as well as leaders focusing on the wrong things.

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Josef Joffe: What Now For Post-Merkel Germany? And A Bipartisan Approach To China Relations

interview with Josef Joffevia ABC.net
Friday, October 15, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Josef Joffe discusses Germany's elections which delivered a narrow victory to the left-of-center Social Democrats. Joffe describes this result as 'boring'. He says this coalition is weak and will struggle to deliver any real policies.

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John Yoo: Examining Natural Immunity, Legality Of Vaccine Mandates

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Friday, October 15, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses natural immunity from the COVID virus as well as vaccine mandate controversies. 

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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: Too Many Lost Einsteins

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses a new study exploring the inequitable outcomes for early high achievers in Ohio.

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Hoover Institution Workshop On Using Text As Data In Policy Analysis (Part 5)

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution announces a new seminar series on Using Text as Data in Policy Analysis, co-organized by Steven J. Davis and Justin Grimmer. These seminars will feature applications of natural language processing, structured human readings, and machine learning methods to text as data to examine policy issues in economics, history, national security, political science, and other fields.

This fifth session features a conversation with Barbara Biasi and Song Ma speaking on The Education-Innovation Gap on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 9:00AM – 10:30AM PT.

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San Francisco Went From Paradise To Purgatory: Victor Davis Hanson

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Bay Area Gazette
Friday, October 15, 2021

Mayor London Breed and the remainder of California’s Democratic political majority have turned what was as soon as clear and protected San Francisco from “Paradise to Purgatory,” author and historian Victor Davis Hanson informed Fox Information Thursday.

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with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, Bill Whalen Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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interview with Bill Whalen Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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by Richard A. Epstein Monday, September 13, 2021
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interview with Peter Berkowitz Monday, September 13, 2021
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‘Natural Experiments’ Lead To An Economics Nobel

by David R. Hendersonvia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, October 11, 2021

Human behavior can’t always be studied in a lab, but these researchers found other opportunities.

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The Hoover Institution Hosts Second Annual Renewing Indigenous Economies Boot Camp

Monday, October 11, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution hosted its first in-person policy boot camp for aspiring entrepreneurs and future tribal leaders from various American Indians nations.

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Sam Quinones On Meth, Fentanyl, And The Least Of Us

interview with Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, October 11, 2021

Author and journalist Sam Quinones talks about his book, The Least of Us, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Quinones focuses on the devastation caused by methamphetamine and fentanyl, the latest evolution of innovation in the supply of mind-altering drugs in the United States. The latest versions of meth, he argues, are more emotionally damaging than before and have played a central role in the expansion of the homeless in tent encampments in American cities. 

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The Victor Davis Hanson Show - The Culturalist: Encounters With The Intelligentsia

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Victor Davis Hanson Show
Sunday, October 10, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson talks about the intellectuals he has met from childhood through his academic career as well as the qualities he admires most in them.

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The Left Got What It Wanted—So Now What?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, October 10, 2021

There is no schadenfreude in seeing the Left destroy everything it touches—because its claws tear all of us as well.

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Blind To History, Facebook Is In The Trustbusters’ Crosshairs

by Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Sunday, October 10, 2021

I tried to warn Mark Zuckerberg that he risked becoming part Rockefeller, part Hearst. But the rest of us don’t have a good solution for what his platform has become.

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America And ‘The Dying Citizen’

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Las Vegas Review Journal
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Only a little more than half of the current world’s 7 billion people are citizens of fully consensual governments.

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John Yoo: Biden Insists Economic Plan Is Making Progress, Despite Low Job Numbers

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo weighs in on the jobs numbers as well as the president's plummeting approval rating.

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A Modest Proposal On Beef

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Taxes: There’s their Beef

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Victor Davis Hanson: ‘The Dying Citizen’

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia One America News Network
Friday, October 8, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses immigration as well as his new book The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America.

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