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Lee Ohanian: Will Calling Uber And Lyft's Independent Contractors Employees Cause Harm?

interview with Lee Ohanianvia The Lars Larson Show
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lee Ohanian discusses his California On Your Mind article "California On Verge Of Passing Enormous Job-Killing Bill."

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Bans On Fracking And Nuclear Power

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Friday, September 13, 2019

If you want evidence that climate policy has become unhinged from science and quantification, becoming more like a religious cult, look no further than the recent Democratic presidential candidates' proposals to ban fracking immediately and nuclear power soon.

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Houston, They Have A Problem

by Bill Whalen mentioning Condoleezza Ricevia Forbes
Friday, September 13, 2019

About that headline: it’s a variation of a line from the 1995 film Apollo 13 (astronaut Jim Lovell, played by Tom Hanks, informing NASA’s mission control about his crippled spacecraft: “Houston, we have a problem”). In real life, those words weren’t uttered.

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Public Support Grows For Higher Teacher Pay And Expanded School Choice

Friday, September 13, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Public Support Grows for Higher Teacher Pay and Expanded School Choice" on Friday, September 13, 2019 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST.

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Michael Grossberg On Libertarian Futurism And Pretty Much Everything

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, September 12, 2019

I’m not big on libertarian futurism or on science fiction. I’m not bragging. On the contrary, I think it’s due to my lack of imagination. So when I recommend an interview on the Libertarian Futurist Society’s (LFS) Prometheus Blog, you can be fairly confident that it would interest not just libertarian futurists but also libertarians and maybe even an audience broader than that.

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Interviews

Richard Epstein: For Fair Employment Outcomes, Trust The Marketplace, Not The Regulators (Part 1)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "The Ability Of Markets."

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Richard Epstein: For Fair Employment Outcomes, Trust The Marketplace, Not The Regulators (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "The Ability Of Markets."

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Condoleezza Rice And Philip Zelikow Talk About New Book At UVA

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia CBS19
Friday, September 13, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice discusses her new book To Build a Better World: Choices to End the Cold War and Create a Global Commonwealth, as well as her experience in national security.

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Larry Diamond: Democracy And The Unconverted

interview with Larry Diamondvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Larry Diamond discusses his Foreign Policy article "America’s Silence Helps Autocrats Triumph."

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Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: Parents’ Role In School Improvement

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Thomas Fordham Institute
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli offers advice on how parents can play a role in improving their kids’ schools.

In the News
In the News

Condoleezza Rice, Philip Zelikow Reflect On Cold War, 9/11 And What’s Ahead

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia UVA Today
Thursday, September 12, 2019
One day after the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice recalled that day and the immediate aftermath in the White House.
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Jim Mattis On Osama Bin Laden, How Ancient History Guides His Modern Strategy, And His Pithy Aphorisms

featuring General Jim Mattisvia The Washington Examiner
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Legendary military commander retired Marine Corps Gen. Jim Mattis is on a whirlwind publicity tour promoting his book Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead, which he co-authored with Bing West.
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Condoleezza Rice Visits Campus On 9/11

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia The Hawk
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Condoleezza Rice, Ph.D., former U.S. secretary of state, discussed international and domestic policy during a moderated discussion in Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena on Sept.11.
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Condoleezza Rice: Trump Needs Separate Secretary Of State, National Security Adviser

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia The Hill
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Former Secretary of State and national security adviser Condoleezza Rice in a new interview expresses doubt at the idea of one person filling both positions at the same time.

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A Fragile Truce

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia Financial Times
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Are we heading for a truce in the euro’s budget battles? Eurozone finance ministers have spent the past two years tussling over proposals from French president Emmanuel Macron for a budget that could help stabilize the currency union in economic downturns.

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Fact Check: Bernie Sanders Claims Medicare For All Is ‘Most Cost-effective’ Approach To Providing Health Care

quoting Charles Blahousvia Headline Pro
Friday, September 13, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) defended his Medicare for All opinion in some unspecified time in the future of the third Democrat debate Thursday evening, defending it as the “most payment-efficient” draw to offering properly being esteem everybody.
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Condoleezza Rice ‘Relieved’ US Canceled Talks With Taliban

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia American Military News
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Former Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice said on Tuesday that she was “relieved” that the United States walked away from talks with the Taliban.
Condoleezza Rice, the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Poli
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Condoleezza Rice: "Maybe Even Henry Kissinger" Would Say A Joint Sec. Of State And NSA "Might Not Be The Best Idea"

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia CBS
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says "maybe even Henry Kissinger" would say 'the Kissinger model' of a joint secretary of state and national security adviser "might not be the best idea."
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Snapchat And "The Vanishing American Adult"

mentioning Peter M. Robinsonvia Media Village
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sitting for an interview with Peter Robinson on Uncommon Knowledge in 2017, the junior United States Senator from Nebraska, Ben Sasse, discussed his book The Vanishing American Adult.

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The Gray Wave

by Laura E. Hugginsvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, February 9, 2005

Another big wave is hitting areas of Asia, thankfully not a tsunami. This wave won't be making headlines with shocking visuals. Yet declining fertility rates and prolonged life expectancies could be a crisis in the making.

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The Blind Men and the High School

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, February 2, 2005

U.S. high school education remains sorely afflicted, both by sky-high dropout rates and by weak academic achievement among those who do finish.

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The Flat Tax at Work in Russia: Year Four, 2004

by Alvin Rabushkavia russianeconomy.org
Wednesday, January 26, 2005

The data show that the 13% flat tax on personal income continues to achieve very positive results.

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Iraq's Quorum Call

by Robert Zelnickvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Every time I hear advocates for Iraq's Sunni Muslims urge postponement of the January 30 vote I recall legendary lawyer Louis Nizer's story about dissenting members of a corporate board of directors who, after tossing their colleagues out the window, promptly moved to adjourn for the absence of a quorum.

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School Performance Matters

by Eric Hanushekvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, January 26, 2005

The performance of students in the United States has remained consistent over the past three decades—dismal.

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Tsunami Lessons

by Russell A. Bermanvia National Review
Wednesday, January 19, 2005

The UN was simply unable to provide the leadership that came from the representatives of democratic nations—better unilateral action than multilateral inaction.

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America Needs Innovation

by Paul T. Hillvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, January 12, 2005

We really don't know how to educate millions of children whose preschool preparation and home supports are far different from the American middle-class norm.

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The Flat Tax Spreads to Georgia

by Alvin Rabushkavia russianeconomy.org
Monday, January 3, 2005

On December 22, 2004, by an overwhelming vote of 107 to 11, Georgia's parliament adopted a new tax code.

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The Flat Tax Spreads to Romania

by Alvin Rabushkavia russianeconomy.org
Monday, January 3, 2005

The new prime minister, using a special ordinance, installed the flat tax of 16% on personal and business income to be enforced starting January 1, 2005.

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A Bow to Fiscal Conservatism

by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, December 15, 2004

With Washington drowning in a sea of red ink, the timing is right to restore line-item authority.

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