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Who Needs To Be “In The Room Where It Happens” To Improve US K-12 Schools?

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Until now, education insiders haven't needed a program to identify the players.  After school closures, remote learning, hybrid models and other adaptations, COVID has raised awareness of the challenges of US K-12 education as never before.  New stakeholders are on the scene and plan to remain. The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosted Who needs to be “in the room where it happens” to improve US K-12 schools? on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: The Little Dutch Boy

interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, October 14, 2021

What this year’s legislative batch of bills says about the Golden State.

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Pakistan: U.S. Serial Gullibility And The Epicenter Of Jihadist Terrorism

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Ambassador Husain Haqqani discuss Pakistani foreign policy, jihadist terrorism, and the future of South Asia in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

H.R. McMaster in conversation with Ambassador Husain Haqqani on Wednesday, October 6 at 9:15am PT.

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Has School Accountability Outlived Its Shelf Life?

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

One of the earliest casualties of the COVID-related school closures was school accountability for academic results, and many education leaders want it to stay that way. How do we assure families, students and communities that their schools are fully serving their role?  What options are possible and which are politically infeasible? The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosts Has school accountability outlived its shelf life? on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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The Dying Citizen Versus The Unelected: From NASA To The Federal Health Care Apparat

by Victor Davis Hansonvia VDH Blade of Perseus
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is another classical example of mission deviation and subsequent enfeeblement—a sort of organism that mutated from its birthing and now simply becomes anything it wishes. 

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The Banking Sector In Lebanon And The Roots Of Corruption

interview with Alain Bifani, Russell A. Bermanvia The Caravan Notebook
Thursday, October 14, 2021

A discussion with Alain Bifani, former Director General of the Lebanese Ministry of Finance.

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Pacific Century: From Mao To Now: David Shambaugh On China‘s Leaders

interview with David Shambaugh, Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Thursday, October 14, 2021

A discussion with China expert David Shambaugh on the history of China‘s paramount leaders.

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Victor Davis Hanson Sounds Off On Walgreens Downsizing In San Francisco Amid Theft Spike

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Friday, October 15, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses why many of the problems in San Francisco are related to not enforcing laws as well as leaders focusing on the wrong things.

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Josef Joffe: What Now For Post-Merkel Germany? And A Bipartisan Approach To China Relations

interview with Josef Joffevia ABC.net
Friday, October 15, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Josef Joffe discusses Germany's elections which delivered a narrow victory to the left-of-center Social Democrats. Joffe describes this result as 'boring'. He says this coalition is weak and will struggle to deliver any real policies.

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John Yoo: Examining Natural Immunity, Legality Of Vaccine Mandates

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Friday, October 15, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses natural immunity from the COVID virus as well as vaccine mandate controversies. 

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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: Too Many Lost Einsteins

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses a new study exploring the inequitable outcomes for early high achievers in Ohio.

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Hoover Institution Workshop On Using Text As Data In Policy Analysis (Part 5)

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution announces a new seminar series on Using Text as Data in Policy Analysis, co-organized by Steven J. Davis and Justin Grimmer. These seminars will feature applications of natural language processing, structured human readings, and machine learning methods to text as data to examine policy issues in economics, history, national security, political science, and other fields.

This fifth session features a conversation with Barbara Biasi and Song Ma speaking on The Education-Innovation Gap on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 9:00AM – 10:30AM PT.

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San Francisco Went From Paradise To Purgatory: Victor Davis Hanson

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Bay Area Gazette
Friday, October 15, 2021

Mayor London Breed and the remainder of California’s Democratic political majority have turned what was as soon as clear and protected San Francisco from “Paradise to Purgatory,” author and historian Victor Davis Hanson informed Fox Information Thursday.

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interview with Condoleezza Rice Friday, September 3, 2021
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by Steven J. Davis, Claudia Macaluso, Sonya Ravindranath Waddell Friday, September 3, 2021
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interview with Michael J. Petrilli Thursday, September 2, 2021
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The Lawfare Podcast: Bob Bauer And Jack Goldsmith On Reforming The Presidency

interview with Jack Goldsmithvia The Lawfare Podcast
Friday, October 8, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith discusses reforming the presidency.

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Secretaries Of State, Politicians Remember George Shultz At Memorial Service

featuring George P. Shultzvia Stanford Daily
Thursday, October 7, 2021

“Everything I love about America, I found in our friend, George Shultz,” said General James Mattis during his speech at former Secretary of State George Shultz’s memorial service at Memorial Church on Thursday afternoon. Mattis joined a host of other University and national dignitaries in recognizing Shultz and his extensive accomplishments.

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The Libertarian Podcast: Justices Reign Supreme: '21 SCOTUS Docket Preview

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, October 7, 2021

This Fall’s Supreme Court Cases.

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Memorial Services Held For Hoover Institution Distinguished Fellow And US Secretary Of State George Pratt Shultz

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Hoover Institution (Stanford, CA) – Memorial services were held today for Hoover Institution distinguished fellow and America’s sixtieth secretary of state, George Pratt Shultz. Shultz passed away on February 6, 2021, two months after celebrating his one-hundredth birthday. The services took place at Stanford’s Memorial Church, located near the main quad in the historic area of the university’s campus. The event’s scheduling had been postponed until now, with the state of California and Santa Clara County again permitting indoor events with COVID-19 safety protocols in place.

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show: Deregulating New Zealand

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the deregulation of New Zealand.

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show: Biden's Firings

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Biden’s Latest Firings Are Unjustified."

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Woke Isn’t Broke—And The Recall Didn’t Change Newsom

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, October 7, 2021

One way to understand the ebb and flow of politics in Sacramento is by dividing the year into quarters.

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Understanding Police Reliance On Private Data

by Farhang Heydarivia Aegis Paper Series
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Private entities play a substantial and growing role across the criminal system. It is both impractical and undesirable to eliminate all private influences. Instead, policy makers can distinguish beneficial private influences from harmful ones by focusing on those private entities with the closest relationship to law enforcement. These entities have fewer incentives to guard against law enforcement overreach and thus deserve heightened scrutiny.

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1 Big Thing: The "Taiwan Question"

quoting H. R. McMastervia Axios
Thursday, October 7, 2021

China has flown 145 fighter planes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the past four days, including a record 52 today, escalating Beijing's campaign of intimidation toward the self-governing island and deepening fears of a devastating war, Axios’ Zach Basu and I write.

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Susan Athey Named President Of American Economic Association. Stanford Scholar Caroline Hoxby Selected As Vice President.

featuring Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Stanford Graduate School of Business
Thursday, October 7, 2021

The American Economic Association, the country’s oldest and most prestigious professional organization in the field of economics, has named Stanford’s Susan Athey as its next president and Caroline Hoxby as a vice president.

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