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The Extremely Bad Economics Of Single-Payer Healthcare For California

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

“Medicare for All.” “Healthcare is a right, not a privilege.” “You will never be denied treatment under single-payer healthcare.”

These are some of the slogans that you will hear from politicians, including all current Democratic presidential candidates. In the most extreme versions of “Medicare for All” plans, such as that advocated by Bernie Sanders, private health insurance would be eliminated in favor of a government-run, single-payer plan.

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Wrong For The Fed

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Should Stephen Moore be on the Federal Reserve Board?

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The International Criminal Court Crashes And Burns Over Afghanistan

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

In a classic 1970s television commercial, a greasy mechanic rolled out from under a car holding a $200 bearing that needed replacing and a $4 oil filter that would have prevented the problem if installed earlier. The mechanic delivered a prophetic line: “You can pay me now, or you can pay me later.”

 
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A Century Of Ideas: A Century Of Prosperity: A Review Of The Standard Of Living, 1919 Vs. 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

The past century has witnessed dramatic improvements in the standard of living in the United States. Panelists will discuss the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, and national security have played in this remarkable advancement in human well-being.

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What Newsom's First 100 Days Portend For His Future

by Bill Whalenvia Real Clear Politics
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Today marks California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 100th day in office – an insignificant media-driven landmark for many an elected official, but for Newsom a window into what lies ahead for the 40th governor of the Golden State.

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Bridging The Gap With The Science For Climate Action Network

by Alice Hill, Richard Moss, Bilal Ayyub, Mary Glackin, Katharine L. Jacobs, Jerry Melillo, T. C. Richmond, Lynn Scarlett, Dan Zarrillivia EOS
Thursday, April 4, 2019

A new report identifies missing support that is slowing progress in limiting and adapting to climate change. The Science for Climate Action Network aims to provide it.

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Richard Epstein: Anti-Pipeline Politics Exploits People As Tools. 1 Of 2

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Forbes article "The Indigenous Peoples War Against Pipelines."

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Richard Epstein: Anti-Pipeline Politics Exploits People As Tools. 2 Of 2

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Forbes article "The Indigenous Peoples War Against Pipelines."

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Bill Whalen: Cory Booker Falling Behind & What Is To Be Done?

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "Cory Booker Has a Dream: To Become Relevant Again.

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John Yoo: Nunes' Submits Criminal Referrals Involve Conspiracy And Leaking Ahead Of Mueller Report Release

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the criminal referrals to the DOJ involving conspiracy and leaking that were submitted by Representative Devin Nunes.

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Ambassador William Burns Talks Challenges, Rewards Of American Diplomacy With Michael McFaul

interview with Michael McFaulvia Stanford Daily
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul interviews William Burns concerning the challenges and rewards of American diplomacy.

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What Is Taylor Rule?

featuring John B. Taylorvia Banking School
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Taylor rule was first proposed by economist John B. Taylor in 1993 to provide guidance to the U.S. Federal Reserve* and other central banks for setting short-term interest rates based on economic conditions. 

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A Talk With Tom

featuring Thomas Sowellvia The National Review
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Thomas Sowell is an economist, writer, and all-around great guy. He is one of the great public teachers of our age. By “public” I mean that he teaches through his books and articles, not in the classroom, although he has done plenty of that, too. I have recorded a podcast with him, a Q&Ahere.

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Concordia University Disinvites Harvard Professor Harvey Mansfield Over His Conservative Gender Views

featuring Harvey C. Mansfieldvia Reason
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Administrator says they "were unable to reach consensus as to what we wanted to achieve with this event," which is pure doublespeak.

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H.R. McMaster To Headline FPRI's Annual Dinner On November 14, 2019

featuring H. R. McMastervia FPRI
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) will present its 15th Annual Benjamin Franklin Award for Public Service to H. R. McMaster at its 2019 Annual Dinner on Thursday, November 14, at the Union League of Philadelphia.

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Mueller May Be Done, But Barr Is Just Getting Started

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The Eagle
Monday, April 15, 2019

Even though Attorney General William Barr is expected to release a more complete version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report later this week, no one should expect that will be the end of the debate. Democrats have been forthright in their eagerness to get the full Mueller report. 

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Former Top CIA Official Warns That U.S. Intel Faces "Moment Of Reckoning" After 2016 Failure

quoting Amy Zegartvia CBS News
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The U.S. intelligence community's failure to grasp the magnitude of the social media influence campaign Russia waged ahead of the 2016 presidential election may be one harbinger of a larger and more complex set of challenges its agencies will face, according to a new essay co-authored by former CIA deputy director Michael Morell.

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How Should Schools Approach Teaching, Measuring Whole-Child Competencies?

quoting Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Dive
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

With recent research highlighting the benefits of social and emotional development in preparing students for the workforce, experts at the 2019 Reagan Institute Summit on Education (RISE) discussed the implementation and measurement of whole-child educational competencies in schools.

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Law Professors Clash Over Suit Challenging The Obama Center Location

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia The Chicago Maroon
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Strahilevitz, who supports the current plans to construct the OPC in Jackson Park, clashed with Epstein, who stands against that position, at a debate held by the Law School student organization Law of the Land.

 
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Give Teachers More Money. The Raises Will Pay For Themselves

quoting Eric Hanushekvia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris of California wants to increase teachers’ pay nationwide to the level enjoyed by other college-educated workers — and her proposal would give a typical educator a $13,500 raise. She suggests covering the $30-billion-a-year price tag by increasing the estate tax and closing some loopholes benefiting the top 1% of taxpayers.

 
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Potential Consequences Of Spying On The Trump Campaign

quoting John Yoovia The Daily Signal
Monday, April 15, 2019

Actions by Justice Department officials in spying on a Donald Trump campaign adviser in 2016 could be a crime or merely an administrative offense, legal experts say. 

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U.S. Capitol as weather vane

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The Testing Devil We Know Or...?

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tom Vander Ark is a very smart guy who cares deeply about education, has wide-ranging experience in it (including service as a district superintendent), and knows far more about technology than I do. I like and respect and often agree with him. And perhaps the grand, arguably utopian, scheme he is proposing by which to “end a century of standardized testing” can one day come to pass.

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Former Ambassador: U.S. Should Stop Trying To Make Friends With Russia

featuring Michael McFaulvia Missoula Current
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Little will ease the strained relations between Russia and the United States as long as Vladimir Putin is president, according to a former U.S. ambassador to Russia.
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Haven’t We Learned Our School Spending Lesson?

mentioning Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Petersonvia Patriot Post
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Here’s a perspective check for you: When I first came to Washington, D.C., more than 50 years ago, the big question when it came to schools was “Should the federal government have any role in financing education?”

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Governments Keep Promising To Make Life More ‘Affordable,’ But They’re Doing The Opposite

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Financial Post
Thursday, April 11, 2019

In an interview with Reason magazine in 1980, Thomas Sowell remarked that the way to get rid of poverty was “to hold a meeting of all the leading experts on poverty somewhere in the middle of the Pacific and not let them go home for 10 years.” Having relieved society of their counterproductive suggestions, “when they came back, they would discover there was no more poverty.”

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Michael Petrilli & Chester Finn Jr.: Is Checker Going Soft On “Social And Emotional Learning”?

interview with Michael J. Petrilli, Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Gadfly
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows Michael Petrilli and Chester Finn discuss with David Griffith, his new paper with Rick Hess, how the social and emotional learning movement can avoid going off the rails.

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David Davenport: Campus Politics Are More Dangerous Than Bribes

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Parents paying to get their children into elite colleges has shocked the nation. Meanwhile, a more prevalent and more insidious problem—campus politics and intolerance—goes unnoticed.

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Don’t Demonize The Electoral College — Or The Framers — As Racist

by John Yoo, James Phillipsvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, April 11, 2019

To Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, it embodies “a shadow of slavery’s power.” To the New York Times editorial board it represents “a living symbol of America’s original sin.” To filmmaker Michael Moore, it advances a “racist idea.”

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Discussing Attorney General Barr’s Testimony: Yoo On Fox News’ ‘The Ingraham Angle’

interview with John Yoovia AEI
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses Attorney General William Barr's testimony concerning spying.

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An Equation To Ensure America Survives The Age Of AI

by Elizabeth Cobbsvia Financial Times
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tech investors celebrate a future of self-driving taxis and low labour costs as gig economy platform companies such as Lyft and Uber go public. But workers spy disaster. In more and more industries, the low-skilled suffer declining pay and hours. McKinsey estimates that 60 per cent of occupations are at risk of partial or total automation.

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Tesla's Troubles

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, April 11, 2019

However, there is a problem: today, most OEMs [Original Equipment Manufacturers] do not make a profit from the sale of EVs [electric vehicles]. In fact, these vehicles often cost $12,000 more to produce than comparable vehicles powered by internal-combustion engines (ICEs) in the small- to midsize-car segment and the small-utility-vehicle segment (Exhibit 1).

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