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The Extension Of A Nuclear Treaty Between The U.S. And Russia Would Be A Crucial, Responsible Step

by George P. Shultz, William J. Perry, Sam Nunnvia The Washington Post
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Albert Einstein is said to have thought that God does not play dice with the universe. Two nations, Russia and the United States, now possess about 90 percent of the world’s inventory of nuclear warheads and have the godlike power to destroy most of humanity and all it has built.
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A More Effective Trump, Yes — But Enough To Make A Difference?

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Friday, October 23, 2020

No man is an island – and going into Thursday night’s second and final presidential debate, Donald Trump wasn’t exactly stranded on Elba, devoid of advice.

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Trump Won The Debate—But Won Bigly The Post-Debate

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Friday, October 23, 2020

There was a low bar for Joe Biden in the first debate, given his cognitive challenges. Because he exceeded that pessimism, he won momentum.

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Michael McConnell And John Yoo: The ACB Nomination: Is A 6-3 Court Supremely Conservative?

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Hoover Institution

A Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing with Michael McConnell and John Yoo: The ACB Nomination: Is a 6-3 Court Supremely Conservative?
Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11AM PT/ 2PM ET.

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Edward Lazear, the Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow at the Hoover I
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Society Of Labor Economists Names New Prize For Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Edward P. Lazear

Friday, October 23, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Society of Labor Economists (SOLE) has announced a new prize named in honor of Edward P. Lazear, the Hoover Institution’s Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow.

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Analysis and Commentary

Commonsense Solutions To Our Civics Crisis

by David Davenportvia Analysis
Friday, October 23, 2020

What a decade this year has been.

Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian: Antitrust Comes For Big Tech

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Is the DOJ’s case against Google justified?

Analysis and Commentary

COVID, Election Uncertainty Weigh Heavily on Firms' Outlook

by Steven J. Davisvia Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Thursday, October 22, 2020
The book A Mathematician Plays the Market, written by the mathematician and writer John Allen Paulos, includes this line, which is a fitting description of the current economic outlook: "Uncertainty is the only certainty there is, and knowing how to live with insecurity is the only security."
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Who Won The Debate

by Lanhee J. Chenvia CNN
Friday, October 23, 2020

CNN Opinion asked contributors for their takes on how Donald Trump and Joe Biden did in the final presidential debate. The views expressed in this commentary are their own.

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Niall Ferguson On The Brian Kilmeade Show

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Fox News
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses the controversy with big tech censoring republicans on Facebook, Twitter, and Google.

Interviews

Dallas Fed Global Perspectives With John B. Taylor

interview with John B. Taylorvia Dallas Fed
Friday, October 23, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow John Taylor discusses global economic perspectives concerning strategies and rulemaking.
Interviews

Shelby And Eli Steele On Michael Brown, Race, And Amazon

interview with Shelby Steelevia Ricochet
Friday, October 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Shelby Steele and his son Eli discuss their new documentary What Killed Michael Brown?

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H.R. McMaster On The Jamie Weinstein Show

interview with H. R. McMastervia The Jamie Weinstein Show
Friday, October 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H. R. McMaster talks about what it is like working for Trump, his new book Battlegrounds, his influences, and much more.

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, October 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the debates.

Interviews

Permission To Vote? Lanhee Chen Talks To A&G.

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Armstrong & Getty
Friday, October 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the final 2020 presidential debate.

Interviews

John Yoo: Trump Supporters Facing Threats, Bodily Harm Over Political Beliefs

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Friday, October 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discuss the violence directed at President Trump's supporters.

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A Virtual Conversation With Lt. General H.R. McMaster

interview with H. R. McMastervia Reagan Foundation
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H. R. McMaster talks about his new book Battlegrounds.

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Chester Finn And Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: The Loathsome War On Exam Schools

interview with Chester E. Finn Jr., Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Hoover Institution fellows Checker Finn and Michael Petrilli discuss the growing, misguided war on selective-admissions high schools.

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John Yoo: The Executive Branch, The Supreme Court, And More

interview with John Yoovia The Federalist Society
Monday, October 19, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the recent Supreme Court news, the 25th amendment, what happens if the Electoral College deadlocks (or fails), as well as the latest on the confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

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Former Romney 2012 Policy Director Lanhee Chen On How Trump Should Approach Debate

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Yahoo News
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses how President Trump should approach the final debate.

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John Yoo: Joe Biden Denies Claims He Accepted Money From Foreign Sources

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Friday, October 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses some of the controversies surrounding the Biden's relationships with foreign governments.

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Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the debates.

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Economic Interdependence: Dangers And Opportunities Ahead | 2020 Conference On Taiwan In The Indo-Pacific Region

Monday, October 19, 2020
Hoover Institution

You are invited to the 2020 Conference on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific Region. Panel 3 on Monday, October 19, 4-5:30pm PDT focuses on Economic Interdependence: Dangers And Opportunities Ahead.

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Sharp Power, Natural Resources And Sustainable Development | 2020 Conference On Taiwan In The Indo-Pacific Region

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Hoover Institution

You are invited to the 2020 Conference on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific Region. Panel 2 on Thursday, October 15, 4-5:30pm PDT focuses on Sharp Power, Natural Resources And Sustainable Development.

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In the News
In the News

An Ex-Trump Insider Looks To Our Future With Russia And China

featuring H. R. McMastervia The New York Times
Thursday, October 22, 2020

On his first morning as President Trump’s national security adviser, in 2017, H. R. McMaster invited me to drop by his office. He had heard that The New York Times was getting ready to report on a classified U.S. operation that attempted to sabotage North Korea’s missile programs with cyberstrikes. “Is this the revelation of the modern-day Enigma codes?” he asked, the military historian searching for an analogy from the World War II operation to crack German ciphers.

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Socialism Is No Longer Just A Specter

quoting John H. Cochranevia The Washington Post
Friday, October 23, 2020

[Subscription Required] In 1906, Werner Sombart, the German economist, explained America’s resistance to socialism in five words, “roast beef and apple pie,” his shorthand for affluence. John Cochrane of Stanford’s Hoover Institution, notes that in the 2008 financial crisis, the Federal Reserve launched “creditor bailouts, propping up asset prices to keep investors from losing money, buying unprecedented assets.” The risk of moral hazard — incentives for reckless behavior — is obvious.

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China Hopes For Change If Biden Wins, But Little Likely

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia KIRO
Thursday, October 22, 2020

BEIJING — (AP) — Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance, as frustration with Beijing increases across the American political spectrum.

In the News

What The Beheading Of A French School Teacher Should Tell Us

quoting Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Independent Women's Forum
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Unlike the name of George Floyd in the U.S., that of Samuel Paty, the French school teacher beheaded in a suburb of Paris, has not become a rallying cry for social change.

In the News

The Politics Of School Reopening

quoting Michael T. Hartneyvia BC News
Friday, October 23, 2020

A study co-authored by a Boston College political scientist finds local political conditions—not science or the severity of COVID-19—determined whether K-12 public schools would reopen this fall.

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Biden’s Policies Could Lead To 8% GDP Reduction: Study From Conservative-Leaning Think Tank

cited Hoover Institutionvia CNBC
Friday, October 23, 2020

The Hoover Institution released a study on the long-term economic impact of presidential candidate Joe Biden’s economic agenda. The researchers found that the vice president’s policies could reduce GDP by a whopping 8%. Julia Coronado, founder and president of MacroPolicy Perspectives, and Casey Mulligan, study contributor and University of Chicago economics professor, join “Squawk Box” to discuss the study.

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Joe Biden's Economic Policies Would Cost The Economy 4.9 Million Jobs By 2030, According To A New Study

cited Hoover Institutionvia Reason
Thursday, October 22, 2020

The Democratic presidential candidate has promised not to raise taxes on middle-income earners. That's not the full story.

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Biden's Tax-The-Rich Plan Would Ultimately Hit Middle-Class Earners, Analysis Finds

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia The Washington Times
Friday, October 23, 2020

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden has vowed to raise taxes only on individuals earning more than $400,000 annually, but critics contend that his economic plan would wind up draining the wallets of middle-class families as well.

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McCain Touting Endorsements of Former Reagan Officials

with George P. Shultz, Richard V. Allenvia Cybercast News Service
Monday, January 7, 2008

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has compiled a long list of Reagan administration "alumni" who are endorsing him for president...

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Edward Castronova on the Exodus to the Virtual World

by Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, January 7, 2008

Edward Castronova, of Indiana University and author of Exodus to the Virtual World, talks about his provocative thesis that a growing number of people around the world will be spending more and more time playing multiplayer games in virtual reality both as a form of escape and as a search for meaning...

In the News

Citizen-Delegates Discuss Citizenship in Williamsburg, VA

with David Davenportvia PBS
Monday, January 7, 2008

From November 8 through 11, Jim Lehrer, anchor of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS, led a national conversation entitled Dialogues in Democracy: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness...

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Why Americans Don’t Save

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, January 7, 2008

Economists bewail the low savings rate of Americans, noting that the U.S. depends heavily on foreign savings to finance the gap between domestic investment and domestic saving...

In the News

Live Long and Prosper

with John Shovenvia Human Resource Executive Online
Monday, January 7, 2008

OK, it's probably not a big surprise to you that life expectancy has gone up a lot over time...

In the News

Exodus to the virtual world

by Russ Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, January 7, 2008

The latest EconTalk is Edward Castronova talking about his new book, Exodus to the Virtual World...

In the News

How $100 oil will change your life

with Niall Fergusonvia Times Online
Sunday, January 6, 2008

When Matt James saw the oil price hit $100 (£50.65) a barrel last week, he was spooked...

In the News

Russian growth is stalked by inflation demons

with Milton Friedmanvia Financial Times
Sunday, January 6, 2008

As President Vladimir Putin’s second term draws to a close, markets could not be more enamoured with Russia’s strong economic performance...

In the News

The New Political Geography of California

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Rose Report
Sunday, January 6, 2008

Dan Walters’ column in the Sac Bee is adapted from a chapter in The New Political Geography of California, published by Berkeley Public Policy Press and edited by Rose Institute Fellow Kenneth P. Miller...

Analysis and Commentary

Our democratic republic needs fresh sources of energy

by David Davenportvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, January 6, 2008

We think hybrid vehicles are new but, in fact, the American founders built one more than 200 years ago: our democratic republic...

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