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The Future Of The Parties

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Seminars At Steam Boat
Monday, August 13, 2018

A policy discussion between Elaine Kamarck of the Brookings Institution and Morris Fiorina of the Hoover Institution, moderated by NPR Washington correspondent Ron Elving.

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Turkey Tantrum Contagion Not Automatic, Rather Policy Dependent

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Many have been talking about possible international contagion of the financial crisis in Turkey, and Peter Coy touched on the key issues in yesterday’s Bloomberg piece. Recent economic history and theory offer powerful lessons about contagion. Most important is that contagion isn’t automatic, but rather depends crucially on economic policy. And that lesson is fortunately showing up in virtually all the market commentary during the past few days
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John Brennan’s Security Clearance

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Scarier than former CIA chief John Brennan losing his security clearance is the idea that he ever had one in the first place.
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The Libertarian: Harvard, Affirmative Action, And Diversity

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, August 17, 2018

How federal law leads to dishonesty in university admissions.

Silas Palmer Fellow Joseph Seeley
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The Benefits Of Uncertainty--Reconstructing Northeast Asia's Contested Pasts And Futures

Thursday, August 16, 2018

One of the most challenging tasks a historian faces is to recapture the "future-blindness" of historical actors. Major historical events like the outbreak of World War II or the fall of the Soviet Union seem inevitable in retrospect, but for people in the past the future was just as unknowable and murky as it is now.

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Junk Science And Leftist Folklore Have Set California Ablaze

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, August 17, 2018

The Left Coast is burning. Oregon is fighting 13 wildfires encompassing 185,000 acres. California is battling 19 fires, including tornados of fire called "fire whirls," which have gobbled up 577,000 acres and left eight dead. A good progressive who never lets a crisis go to waste, Governor Jerry Brown told Californians, “With climate change, some scientists are saying that Southern California is literally burning up.”

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Bill Gates Makes Classic Error

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, August 17, 2018

Harvard economics professor Greg Mankiw quotes from a recent book review by Bill Gates: By the second semester of my freshman year at Harvard, I had started going to classes I wasn’t signed up for, and had pretty much stopped going to any of the classes I was signed up for – except for an introduction to economics class called “Ec 10.” I was fascinated by the subject, and the professor was excellent.

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‘Enemies Of The People’

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Thursday, August 16, 2018

Are many in the mainstream media “enemies of the American people”? President Trump has at times claimed they are, spurring an effort led by the Boston Globe, which today joined more than 350 other newspapers, including the New York Times, the Miami Herald, the Minneapolis StarTribune, the Houston Chronicle, and the Denver Post in blasting Trump’s rhetoric.

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Victor Davis Hanson: When The Mueller Investigation Ends What Will America Gain?

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Lars Larson Show
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses John Brennan's security clearance and Robert Mueller's investigation.
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'Unprecedented:' Why John Brennan's Extraordinary Partisanship Justifies Revoking His Security Clearance

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Townhall
Thursday, August 16, 2018
President Trump's decision to strip former CIA Director John Brennan of his security clearance, announced yesterday, clearly lies within the president's authority. But was it the right thing to do?
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Library & Archives Project Publishes Cold War Radio Research Guide

Friday, August 17, 2018

The document provides information about publicly available collections materials (sound recordings, archival papers, photographs, publications) created by broadcasters during the years 1947-1991.

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Women In Finance Face Gender Punishment Gap

quoting Amit Seru via Economia
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Women working in the US financial advisory industry are 20% more likely to lose their jobs and 30% less likely to find new jobs after an incident of misconduct.
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Today's Cannon: Austin's Bond Proposal, Mandatory Paid Sick Leave And Tariffs And Free Trade

quoting Steven J. Davisvia The Gilmer Mirror
Thursday, August 16, 2018

What to Know: Austin voters in November will decide the fate of a $925 million bond package, the largest in the city’s history.

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Freedom Philosophy: Eliminating Income Inequality

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Being Libertarian
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Poverty is a thing to be abolished. We should all rally around this central point. No one should go without food and water as long as it’s within our individual power to prevent it. This raises the immediate question of what is the most effective means of eliminating poverty.

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Victor Davis Hanson: Trump Nominations And The Senate

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Friday, December 16, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "America As Animal Farm — Again."

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Jamil Jaffer: How Vulnerable Is U.S. Cybersecurity?

interview with Jamil Jaffervia Bloomberg
Friday, December 16, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Jamil Jaffer weighs in on Russian hacking, cybersecurity, and Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson's selection as Secretary of State.

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How To Serve In A Trump Administration

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, December 16, 2016

I recently received an email from a reader who works in a sensitive area at a federal government agency in response to what the author terms “the back and forth on [Lawfare about] whether to serve the incoming administration.”

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The 'Putin Directed The Leaks' Story Is Less Than It Appears

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Friday, December 16, 2016

NBC News, in an exclusive report, cites “two senior intelligence officials with direct access to the information” as claiming that “U.S. intelligence officials now believe with ‘a high level of confidence’ that Russian President Vladimir Putin became personally involved in the covert Russian campaign to interfere in the U.S. presidential election.” 

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Does Putin Not Understand That Trump Not Clinton Threatens His Petrostate?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Friday, December 16, 2016

Clinton supporters and mainstream media assert that Russian-state agents hacked and released (through WikiLeaks) embarrassing Democratic-party emails that may have swung the election to Donald Trump. They claim that these blatant interventions were ordered by Vladimir Putin to insure that his favorite candidate, Donald Trump, become the next US President.

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Kori Schake On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Kori Schakevia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake discusses her Foreign Affairs article "Will Washington Abandon The Order?"

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Former U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul Says Russian Hacking Of DNC Emails Seems 'Plausible'

interview with Michael McFaulvia 89.1 KANW-FM
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul says he's not at all surprised that the hacking of the US election could lead all the way up to Vladimir Putin.

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Hoover Institution's Thomas Sowell On Trump, Obamacare, Military

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Bloomberg
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet picks, health insurance, and rebuilding the military.

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How Do Parental Perceptions Of Schools Vary Across Sectors?

featuring Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Evidence from two national surveys comparing charter, district, and private schools.
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U.S. Officials: Putin Personally Involved In U.S. Election Hack

quoting Michael McFaulvia NBC News
Thursday, December 15, 2016

U.S. intelligence officials now believe with "a high level of confidence" that Russian President Vladimir Putin became personally involved in the covert Russian campaign to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.

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