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Myths About Capitalism

by Milton Friedmanvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

One of the great myths of free-market capitalism is that the rich benefit at the expense of the poor.

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The Libertarian: California Burning

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

How Golden State policymakers are compounding the damage from California’s wildfires.

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For Those Who Want A President By Popular Vote, An (Electoral) College Of Hard Knocks

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Much like the kid picked last in gym class, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren now finds herself a late addition Joe Biden’s list of running mates.

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Education Experts Discuss The Future Of Advanced Placement And Students’ Challenges In College Preparation

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

Education experts and secondary school administrators discussed expanding minority access to Advanced Placement learning and finding solutions to the disconnect between secondary schools and colleges in student preparation throughout America’s education system.

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Dr. Arye Carmon At The Commonwealth Club

featuring Arye Carmonvia Commonwealth Club
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

More than seven decades after the founding of Israel, the momentum to establish a Jewish state has led to remarkable achievements: stable structures in government, the military and the economy. At the same time, as the country faces a range of issues in how it deals with coexistence, it also faces significant challenges to its democratic processes. 

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Warship Visits To Taiwan Will Show China That The U.S. Holds The Winning Hand

by CAPT Chris Sharmanvia The Washington Times
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Navy cruiser or destroyer symbolizes America's ideals and hard power.

Analysis and Commentary

Two Lessons From The Pensacola Murders

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

There are two lessons from the recent murders on the Pensacola base that are staring us in the face, one on gun control and one on an interventionist foreign policy.

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: Historian On Impeachment: 'Trump's In The Driver's Seat'

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox Business
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses impeachment amidst the successes of Trump's presidency.

Interviews

Jimmy Hoffa And The Surveillance State (Robert Wright & Jack Goldsmith)

interview with Jack Goldsmithvia The Wright Show
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith discusses: the illegal surveillance of his stepfather Chuckie by the feds; J. Edgar Hoover and the origins of FBI surveillance; Robert F. Kennedy's war on Jimmy Hoffa; why prosecutorial discretion is one of the government's most dangerous powers; Goldsmith's challenge to Bush's post-9/11 surveillance program; and much more.

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Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "Is Martin Scorsese Directing Joe Biden’s Campaign?."

Interviews

Elizabeth Economy: China's Power: Up For Debate

interview with Elizabeth Economyvia Center for Strategic & International Studies
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Economy discusses the challenges and opportunities presented by China’s rise in power as well as the core issues underpinning the nature of Chinese power.

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Elizabeth Economy: Podcast: Ian Shepherdson On The U.S.-China Trade War And China's Mounting Economic Challenges

interview with Elizabeth Economyvia Council on Foreign Relations
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Economy discusses China’s mounting economic challenges, progress on economic reform efforts, and the likely long-term economic and geopolitical effects of the US-China trade war.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen And John Yoo: Week In Politics: Articles Of Impeachment, Tariff Delays, Debates And More

interview with Lanhee J. Chen, John Yoovia KPCC 89.3 (Southern California)
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows Lanhee Chen and John Yoo discuss the impeachment of President Trump.

In the News
In the News

Library & Archives Acquires Papers Of General Wojciech Jaruzelski

Monday, December 9, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives have obtained the papers of Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923–2014), first secretary of the Polish United Workers Party (1981–89), prime minister of Poland (1981–85) and head of state (1985–90).

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What Would A Wealth Tax Mean For Silicon Valley? Depends On Whom You Ask

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia Stanford Daily
Monday, December 9, 2019

A band of Democratic presidential hopefuls is pitching a tax on wealth as a way to reduce economic inequality while funding ambitious public projects. Adopting one could bring big changes to Silicon Valley, a global hotspot of wealth thanks to the tech industry.

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Repo Firepower Reduced By Falling Cash Levels At Big U.S. Banks

quoting Darrell Duffievia Yahoo Finance
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Even as hedge funds and smaller broker-dealers lean more heavily on the biggest U.S. banks for borrowing in repo markets, the lenders’ cash holdings have been declining, reducing their ability to jump in and relieve pressure when rates spike.

In the News

Buddhist Church Of San Francisco Entrusts Library & Archives With Collection

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Buddhist Church of San Francisco (BCSF), established in 1898, is the oldest Japanese American Buddhist church (temple) in the United States. The church and its key members played a leadership role in shaping the pre-WWII Japanese American community.

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In the News

Pelosi’s Narrow Impeachment Strategy Could Help California Dems In Swing Seats

quoting Terry M. Moevia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

House Democrats’ less-is-more approach to impeaching President Trump could be an election-year boon for lawmakers in purple districts who helped the party grab control of the chamber last year.

In the News

Obamacare’s Role In Expanding Health Coverage Stumps Democrats

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia Bloomberg Law
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Universal health coverage remains a Democratic priority, but the party is still debating how it achieves that and what role Obamacare should play in the transition.

In the News

This Land Is Whose Land?

quoting Thomas Sowellvia American Thinker
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Of all the naïve nonsense that emits from the mouths of young people today, perhaps the most annoying is the constant and ignorant presumption that, somehow, the land within America’s borders doesn’t truly belong to the people who reside here, because the majority are the descendants of people who have migrated from European countries in centuries past. Ostensibly, this land was “stolen” by European settlers hundreds of years ago from the people who happened to live here before.

In the News

Agree With Raghuram Rajan, Economy Suffering Because All Powers Centralised In PMO: Shiv Sena

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia India Today
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

In his essay for the India Today Magazine, Raghuram Rajan had said India is currently in the midst of a "growth recession" with signs of extreme centralisation of power in the PMO.

In the News

Furey: China’s Notorious Document 9 Is A Must-Read For Canadians

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia Toronto Sun
Monday, December 9, 2019

It’s been a full year since China arbitrarily imprisoned Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor in retaliation for the arrest of Meng Wanzhou. Since then Canadians have watched a series of events unfold, ranging from the pork ban to outlandish remarks from Chinese diplomats. Meanwhile, we’ve learned more about the one million Uyghur Muslims held against their will in camps in China’s western province.

In the News

American Education’s Great Stagnation

quoting Michael J. Petrillivia The Washington Free Beacon
Monday, December 9, 2019

Despite higher spending, achievement has flatlined.

In the News

General James Mattis Joins The Washington Post Live’s Securing Tomorrow For A Conversation With David Ignatius

mentioning General Jim Mattisvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

On Friday, December 13 The Washington Post Live will welcome General James Mattis (Ret.) for Securing Tomorrow with Washington Post columnist David Ignatius closely following the recent Washington Post report detailing never-before-seen confidential documents about the war in Afghanistan.

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The Numbers Racket

by Bruce Berkowitzvia American Interest
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

“How many troops did the United States need in Iraq?” is probably destined to become an iconic foreign policy question, like “Who lost China?” or “Could we have prevented the 9/11 attacks...

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How We Dummies Succeed

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Washington Post
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

If you're looking for the action in education, forget the Ivy League...

In the News

Gubernatorial candidates come to area

with Bill Whalenvia Examiner
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

A day after the unofficial Labor Day election season kickoff, the two major gubernatorial candidates came to the Bay Area, as the governor traipsed into hostile territory on the Peninsula while his challenger spent his time in heavily Democratic San Francisco...

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Unraveling alliance

with Milton Friedmanvia Washington Times
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

This week, New York Post columnist Ryan Sager, one of the most thoughtful young conservatives writing today, publishes an important new book, "The Elephant in the Room: Evangelicals, Libertarians, and the Battle to Control the Republican Party...

In the News

The Story Behind the Stories

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Twenty-five years ago this week, a newspaper nobody had ever seen before broke a national story on education policy...

In the News

Election of Evo Morales is reshaping women's fashions in Bolivia

with Herbert S. Kleinvia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Growing up in the rural Bolivian highlands, Ramona Maldonado always dreamed of leading a modern life in the city...

In the News

Fordham Pushes National Standards

with Diane Ravitch, Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

A decade after attempts to establish national standards in core subject areas set off a firestorm, the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation has joined a growing chorus of scholars and pundits who say the approach to school improvement again deserves serious consideration...

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Coulterized Conservatives

with Dinesh D’Souzavia Slate
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Five years ago, Jonah Goldberg, then editor of National Review Online, fired columnist Ann Coulter after she published a column that said, of Muslims, "We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity...

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New Europe’s Boomtown

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Times
Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Philippe Benoit du Rey is not one of those gloomy Frenchmen who frets about the threat to Gallic civilization from McDonald’s and Microsoft...

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The battle of Mrs Graneggen's boobies

with Education Nextvia Guardian (UK)
Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Poor Mrs Graneggen...

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