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Condoleezza Rice To Lead Stanford’s Hoover Institution

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia Stanford News
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Rice will assume the post as head of the 100-year-old public policy research center on Sept. 1.

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Area 45: Dave Brady And Doug Rivers: The State Of The Presidential Race

interview with David Brady, Douglas Riversvia Area 45
Monday, January 27, 2020

What surveys reveal about the presidential race pre-Iowa, as well as what impact Washington’s impeachment drama has had on the Democratic presidential race.

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The Decline Of Unions Is Good News

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, January 27, 2020

Turning the clock back will cripple America's workers, not help them.

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Three Cheers For Two Lawmakers Fighting Today To Save Millions Of Entrepreneurs

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

State Assembly members Kevin Kiley and Melissa Menendez are the first California lawmakers to try to do something about California’s awful new law, Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5). This new law may eliminate more than one million independent contractors in the state. Representatives Kiley and Menendez will be cosponsoring an amendment to the state’s constitution that would overturn AB 5 and are organizing a protest of AB 5 at the state capital today.

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Technological Obstacles To Implementing The Green New Deal

by Michael J. Boskinvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Increasing the production of renewable energy to reduce carbon emissions is an admirable goal, but it will require rapid technological advancements and an expansion of existing low-carbon options such as nuclear power.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Cognitive Dissonance And The Trump Reelection Buzz At Davos

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, January 27, 2020

It is not always the case that your private thoughts are right and your public ones wrong.

Analysis and Commentary

When There Is No Normal

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

History lesson: Radicals eventually will need the norms and safeguards they’ve gleefully destroyed.

Analysis and Commentary

The West Can Only Blame Itself For Failing To Prepare For Huawei

by Michael R. Auslinvia The Spectator
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

With Boris Johnson’s government deciding to allow Huawei into Britain’s ‘non-core’ 5G networks, London is charting a new path for Western nations dealing with Huawei. The UK is not the first European nation to accept Huawei as part of their national 5G systems, but it is perhaps the most significant. 

Analysis and Commentary

‘Black Wave’ Review: Islam Against Itself

by Josef Joffevia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 27, 2020

Saudi Arabia, Iran and the 40-year rivalry that unraveled culture, religion and collective memory in the Middle East.

Analysis and Commentary

With Superintendent John White Leaving, Louisiana Needs A New Education Leader — Not A New Education Plan

by Michael J. Petrillivia The 74 Million
Monday, January 27, 2020

In his classic 1998 book, Spinning Wheels, Frederick M. Hess explains the logic that animates much of the nation’s education system: Superintendents are faced with a dilemma.

Analysis and Commentary

The Truth About Income Inequality

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, January 27, 2020

On a global scale, inequality is declining. While it has increased within the United States, it has not grown nearly as much as people often claim. The American poor and middle class have been gaining ground, and the much-touted disappearance of the middle class has happened mainly because the ranks of the people above the middle class have swollen.

Interviews
Interviews

John Yoo: Democrats Are Parsing Trump’s Motives To Turn ‘Legitimate Actions Of Government’ Into ‘Impeachable Conduct’

interview with John Yoovia Breitbart
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo explains that Democrats seek to frame President Donald Trump’s “perfectly legitimate” actions as “impeachable conduct” by accusing the president of malicious intent.

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Jack Goldsmith On The Charlie Brennan Show with Amy Marxkors

interview with Jack Goldsmithvia The Charlie Brennan Show with Amy Marxkors
Monday, January 27, 2020

(9:50) Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith discusses his recent book In Hoffa's Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Meet The Press' Panel: On Impeachment, "There's No Reward For Being A Moderate"

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Real Clear Politics
Sunday, January 26, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen joins a round-table discussion concerning President Trump's impeachment trial.

In the News
In the News

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Speaks Of Rights For Women, Girls At University Of Colorado Event

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Daily Camera (CO)
Monday, January 27, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali was welcomed with a standing ovation Monday night as she held a discussion “The Market for Victimhood,” at the University of Colorado Boulder.

In the News

Democrats: Destroying America To 'Save' It

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Patriot Post
Monday, January 27, 2020

Their impeachment gambit is in direct violation of their constitutional oaths.

In the News

Four Big Takeaways From The Explosive John Bolton Revelations

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The Washington Post
Monday, January 27, 2020

We have now learned precisely what John Bolton is prepared to tell us about President Trump’s Ukraine extortion scheme. This is terribly inconvenient for Republican senators who are frantically searching for ways to vote against hearing from Trump’s former national security adviser and any others who can shed fresh light on Trump’s corrupt conduct.

In the News

The Doomsday Clock Sends A Message: The World Is Closer To Catastrophe Than Ever Since World War II

quoting Herbert Linvia Medill Reports Chicago
Thursday, January 23, 2020

The hands of the Doomsday Clock moved to 100 seconds to midnight on Thursday, indicating that the world is closer to catastrophe than ever since The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists debuted the symbolic clock in 1947.

In the News

Saudi Arabia Outsources Cyber Arsenal, Buys Spyware, Experts Say

quoting Andrew Grottovia Yahoo Finance
Monday, January 27, 2020

If it turns out that Saudi Arabia hacked into the phone of Amazon.com Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, as investigators have alleged, the oil rich nation likely utilized its preferred method of cyber espionage: outsourcing.

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Making Health Care the Engine That Drives the Economy

with Robert E. Hallvia New York Times
Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Angus Deaton, an economist at Princeton, had a hip replacement last year...

Analysis and Commentary

The Constitution vs. Counterterrorism

by Richard A. Posnervia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Last week a federal district judge in Detroit ruled that the National Security Agency's conduct of electronic surveillance outside the boundaries of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is illegal…

Analysis and Commentary

Life and Death

by Shelby Steelevia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, August 22, 2006

The simple back-and-forth of war can create the illusion that both sides have a legitimate point to make even when this is not so, and it is clear that Hezbollah's cause has greatly benefited from war's "equalizing" effect…

Analysis and Commentary

No one is legally entitled to public approval

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Monday, August 21, 2006

Now that a number of state courts have refused to redefine marriage to include same-sex unions, cries of "discrimination" are being heard…

In the News

Experts say Iran delays on nuclear enrichment They see Tehran using tactic as way of sustaining program

with Kori Schakevia San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, August 21, 2006

Iran has promised to respond by Tuesday to a Western package of incentives seeking to stop its nuclear enrichment program…

Analysis and Commentary

Fruitcakes Hope To Spoil Biotech Foods

by Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Monday, August 21, 2006

Activism can be a good thing…

Analysis and Commentary

The Myopia of Hindsight

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, August 21, 2006

What did you do in the war, Daddy…

In the News

Iraq conflict features guerrilla actions

with Larry Diamondvia Argus (CA)
Sunday, August 20, 2006

By nearly every yardstick, the situation in Iraq is getting worse…

In the News

Christian themes split UC, high schools

with Education Nextvia Orange County Register
Sunday, August 20, 2006

How much Christianity is too much for the University of California…

Analysis and Commentary

Mr. Smith Feeds The World

by Henry I. Millervia New York Post
Sunday, August 20, 2006

Leon Hesser's straightforward yet gripping biography of Nor man Borlaug, the plant breeder known as the Father of the Green Revolution, offers the kind of nobility and idealism shown by Jimmy Stewart in the classic, "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington...

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