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The Myth Of The ‘Moderate’ Public Option

by Lanhee J. Chen cited Tom Church, Daniel Heilvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, January 23, 2020

The Biden and Buttigieg plans would bust federal budgets, hurt patient care and gut private insurers.

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Goodman On Health Insurance

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Friday, January 24, 2020

John Goodman and Devon Herrick have a good essay on where we are with health insurance. The central impetus of Obamacare was not to insure more people.

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Area 45: Richard Epstein: Do Cheaters Prosper?

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Area 45
Friday, January 24, 2020

The balance of virtue and rules flaunting in modern society.

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Victor Davis Hanson: Impeachment Will Be Used As A Vote Of No Confidence, Become A Political Weapon

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson warns that in the future impeachment will be used as a vote of no confidence and become a political weapon leaving a lot of collateral damage.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian: AB 5 And The End Of Freelancers?

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, January 24, 2020

California strikes a blow against independent contractors.

Analysis and Commentary

Don’t Let The Smile Fool You. Kim And Too Many Others Are Not Champions Of Democracy

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Democracy is a test. You can’t just wing it and you can’t just skip it. It requires study and it is strongest when everyone participates on test day, which is every day. 

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John Cochrane On The John Batchelor Show

interview with John H. Cochranevia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Cochrane discusses his Grumpy Economist post "Great Society Review."

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Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "Must America Be in the Middle East?"

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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: Research Deep Dive—School Discipline Reform

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses the second installment of our Research Deep Dive series, this one focusing on school discipline reform.

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Michael Petrilli: The State Of School Reform

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia First Things
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli talks about the latest K-12 education news.

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How The Government Makes Nuclear Power Less Safe

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia Foundation for Economic Education
Thursday, January 23, 2020

If the Price-Anderson Act is allowed to expire, the nuclear industry might develop new safety systems.

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Talented Immigrants Make The US Richer, Not Poorer

quoting Edward Paul Lazearvia Yahoo Finance
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Among advocates of immigration restriction, it’s almost an article of faith that newcomers from rich countries are more desirable than those from poor countries. In early 2018, President Donald Trump reportedly expressed a desire for more immigrants from Norway and fewer from countries such as Haiti, labeling the latter with an expletive. Writing in 1896, restrictionist Francis Walker made a similar argument, calling East European immigrants “beaten men from beaten races.”

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Central Banks Warm To Issuing Digital Currencies

quoting Darrell Duffievia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, January 23, 2020

[Subscription required] One in 10 central banks surveyed says it is likely to roll out digital currencies within three years.

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India’s Economy Risks Swapping Stagnation For Stagflation

cited Raghuram Rajanvia The Economist
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Mumbai’s chefs were quick to spot the latest threat facing India’s economy. As they foraged for ingredients in Crawford market, where hawkers sell fruit, vegetables and other kitchen staples, they began hearing prices quoted not per kilogram, but per quarter-kilo—a forlorn attempt to mask price increases. 

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The Trump Economy, Three Years In: What The Numbers Say

quoting David R. Henderson, Kevin Hassettvia Yahoo Finance
Thursday, January 23, 2020

This week, Donald Trump has been president for three years. So with a three-year track record, how is the "Trump economy" doing? Did Trump dramatically change economic trends, or did he merely continue existing trends from the Obama administration?

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How Populism Makes Dealing With The Climate Crisis Really Hard

cited Bjorn Lomborgvia Treehugger
Thursday, January 23, 2020

From the USA to Australia to Brazil to Canadian provinces like Ontario and Alberta, so-called populists are denying climate change and rolling back measures to stop it. In France, there was been a revolt of gilets jaunes (the yellow vests every car in France has to carry for emergencies), originally outraged over an increase in gas taxes.

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Government In The Shadows

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Goodbye to the peaceful transfer of power.

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Taking Back Rural America

quoting Jonathan Roddenvia The American Prospect
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Democrats have faltered in rural areas for many years now. A new book offers a road map to reverse the trend.

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The Education Exchange: The State Of Education In California

by Paul E. Peterson interview with Bill Whalenvia The Education Exchange
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Bill Whalen, the Virginia Hobbs Carpenter Fellow in Journalism and a Hoover Institution research fellow, sits down with Paul E. Peterson to discuss California state education issues, including school choice.

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Bookmark: New In Paperback

mentioning Andrew Robertsvia Star Tribune
Monday, January 20, 2020

Cold, snowy weather lends itself to bus or train commutes. Instead of white-knuckling your way along an icy freeway, you are in a warm place with plenty of time to read. So here is an array of books, new in paperback, to tuck into your backpack for your daily journey. Don’t dread the commute — enjoy it. And don’t forget to thank your bus driver.

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Clients Of Goldman Sachs Say Trump Will Win Reelection

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The New American
Monday, January 20, 2020

When the international banking and investment firm Goldman Sachs quizzed 160 of its clients attending its Global Strategy Conference in London last week, it learned that 139 of them think Donald Trump will win reelection in November. The word “triumph” appeared in its research note to its clients.

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Niall Ferguson On The Ricochet Podcast - Benignly Pompous (24:00)

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Ricochet
Monday, January 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses his Boston Globe article "The Trump family and the Corleone Doctrine."

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Cold War II Has America At A Disadvantage As China Courts Russia

by Niall Fergusonvia The Boston Globe
Monday, January 20, 2020

If the United States is to succeed against China as it succeeded against the Soviet Union, President Trump — and his successor — must re-learn the lessons of late 20th century diplomacy.

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Study: When It Comes To Polarization Across The Globe, America Leads The Way

cited Morris P. Fiorina, Shanto Iyengarvia Palo Alto Online
Monday, January 20, 2020

Researchers seek to understand why America's political divide has grown faster and larger than those in eight other democracies

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Why Trump Can’t Fix California’s Homelessness Problem

by Bill Whalenvia The Washington Post
Monday, January 20, 2020

Who thought it possible? After months of blasting California Democratic officials for their failure to address the state’s “disgusting” homelessness crisis, President Trump seems to have had a sudden change of heart. He’s now reportedly looking to cooperate with an unlikely bedfellow — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D) — to strike a deal that would send federal dollars and workers to support the city’s efforts to clean up the streets.

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Corporate Social "Wokeness"

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, January 20, 2020

BlackRock and Microsoft offer mistaken prescriptions on global warming.

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