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Inequality And Its Discontents

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Former US President John F. Kennedy famously proclaimed that “a rising tide lifts all boats.” In a growing economy, the absolute well-being of those near the top and the bottom are positively correlated, so the most important policies to pursue are those that promote strong economic growth and full employment.

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End The School Shutdown

by David R. Henderson, Ryan Sullivanvia The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

In-person classes turn out not to cause spikes in cases or fatality. But keeping kids home has a high cost.

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The Supreme Court's Nine Could Be Saved By A Stitch In Time

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Senators this week proposed a simple new constitutional amendment: “The Supreme Court of the United States shall be composed of nine justices.” The same amendment was introduced in the House of Representatives last month. This is a good idea that, unfortunately, looks to be a hard sell.

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New Issue Of Hoover Digest Online

via Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The fall issue of Hoover Digest is now available online. The journal focuses on topics both classical—the economy, personal freedom, the role of government—and timely, such as cybersecurity, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts. 

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

Thursday, October 22, 2020
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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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Challenges For Central Banks.

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

On October 20, I was graciously invited to give a talk at the ECB Conference on Monetary Policy: bridging science and practice.

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The Puzzle Of The GRU Indictment

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

It’s about two weeks before the 2020 presidential election. According to a bipartisan report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee, Russia engaged in “an aggressive, multifaceted effort to influence, or attempt to influence, the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.” And in the words of the FBI director, Russia is engaged in “very active efforts ... to influence our election in 2020.” 

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So What Happens To The California-Federal Relationship After The Election?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

In California and this year’s exercise in democracy, it’s not so much what happens on Election Day that matters as what might happen in the months and years afterward.

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Does International Law Promote Peace Or War?

by Angelo M. Codevillavia Military History in the News
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

On October 24, 1648, the Holy Roman Empire, Sweden, Spain, France, several German princi-palities, etc. signed what became known as the Treaty of Westphalia, or the Peace of Westphalia, ending thirty years of war among European sovereigns, ostensibly about whether the Roman Catholic Church or the several reformed churches should be practiced or forbidden, but actually about the prerogatives of political sovereignty. Though the sovereigns continued to disagree about church matters, they agreed completely that their rule would be absolute in the places they controlled.

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Due Diligence And The U.S. Defend Forward Cyber Strategy

by Eric Talbot Jensen, Sean Wattsvia Lawfare
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

As its name implies, the 2018 US Department of Defense Defend Forward strategy is principally reactive. The strategy assumes that the United States will continue to suffer harm from competitors and malign actors through cyberspace. Accordingly, it outlines US reactions in order to preempt threats, defeat ongoing harm, and deter future harm. 

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Private Firms Cannot Censor

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

It has been commonplace lately to complain about censorship conducted by Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

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Dr. Shelby Steele On How Black Lives Matter & White Guilt Are Hurting Race Relations In America

interview with Shelby Steelevia Brian Kilmeade Show
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Shelby Steele discusses the evolution of race relations in America and how white guilt and the Black Lives Matter movement are hurting race relations today and how they tie into his new documentary What Killed Michael Brown?

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Is There An Antitrust Crisis In Big Tech?"

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Is There An Antitrust Crisis In Big Tech?"

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‘Jury Is Still Out’ On Negative Rates, Ex-Indian Central Bank Chief Raghuram Rajan Says

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia CNBC
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses negative interest rates as central banks search for ways to shore up the global economy from the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Victor Davis Hanson | The Future Of Democracy

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia John Anderson
Sunday, October 18, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson looks back to history and gives his analysis on where he sees democracy headed in the future.

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Off The Cuff With Raghuram Rajan

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia The Print
Friday, October 16, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan shares his assessment of the Indian economy and the actions taken by the Narendra Modi government in handling the pandemic and the resultant consequences.

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Lanhee Chen: The Long Arm Of The Law

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Crossing Lines with Lanhee Chen
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen is joined by long-time election lawyer Ben Ginsberg to talk about what could (but probably won’t) go wrong in this year’s election. They talk about everything from ballot harvesting to recounts in a effort to help us understand what is likely to transpire in the last two weeks before Election Day, and beyond.

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Biden’s Policies Would Strangle US Economy Just As It’s Bouncing Back From COVID-19

cited Hoover Institutionvia The New York Post
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

America’s economy, still rebounding from the pandemic, is at major risk from Joe Biden’s economic plans, warns a new Hoover Institution paper.

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Global Perspectives With John B. Taylor

mentioning John B. Taylorvia The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Thursday, October 22, 2020

On October 22, Robert S. Kaplan, president and CEO of the Dallas Fed, will discuss national and global economic issues with John B. Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University and the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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Former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster Releases COVID-19 Report

mentioning H. R. McMastervia PR Newswire
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

In collaboration with the U.S. Civilian Corps (USCC) and executive search firm Odgers Berndtson, Lieut. Gen. H.R. McMaster and a research team at the Hoover Institution have released an in-depth report detailing the lessons learned in the course of domestic COVID-19 response and issuing guidance for the improvement of government and private sector pandemic response in the future.

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Destroying The Institutions We Inherited

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Anywhere ideology trumps science, public service, history, art, and entertainment, ruin surely follows.

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Congress Pressed To Help Needy Military Families

mentioning H. R. McMastervia Politico
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Former national security adviser H.R. McMaster has co-authored a lessons-learned report on the U.S. response to the pandemic, offering a comprehensive blueprint for “how to improve biomedical innovations and emergency response.”

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California’s House Races: Is Orange Still The New Blue?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, October 15, 2020

One of the oddities of the California ballot: the left side of the first page (assuming one’s voting by mail and not in person on a touchscreen) couldn’t mean less, while the right side of that page—known as “Card A”—is far more intriguing.

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Scott Atlas: The Other Doctor On The COVID Task Force

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses COVID-19.

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Europe’s Futile Search For Franco-German Leadership

by Josef Joffevia Project Syndicate
Thursday, October 15, 2020
For decades, France and Germany have been known as Europe’s ruling “tandem” or “couple,” even its “engine.” Together, they aimed to work to unify the continent. But, to pile up the metaphors, the French want to drive the jointly leased Euro-Porsche, while the Germans insist on rationing the gas money. As a long list of crises – from Belarus to Nagorno-Karabakh – now shows, the two countries are not following the same road map.
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9 Things To Know About Election Polling Data, According To Stanford Pollster David Brady

interview with David Bradyvia Stanford News
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow David Brady discusses the lessons pollsters learned in the 2016 election and what to know about tracking election forecasts in 2020.

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Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "Duck (Harris), Rabbit (Pence)..."

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Michael McConnell On The Free Exercise Of Religion

interview with Michael McConnellvia The Tikvah Podcast
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McConnell talks about the history of religious liberty in the United States and the future of the free-exercise clause, and notes that under the U.S. Constitution, the freedom of religion is protected by two separate guarantees: a prohibition on the establishment of an official church and an individual right to the “free exercise” of religion.

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John Yoo On The John Batchelor Show

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the Amy Coney Barrett hearings as well as some of the cases she has been asked about including Roe v. Wade.

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Preparing For The Next Pandemic: Mobilizing And Integrating Responses Across The Government And The Private Sector

via Analysis
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The medical response to COVID-19 was hampered in speed and effectiveness by obstacles to effective coordination across federal agencies, between local, state, and federal governments, and among public and private-sector organizations. Drawing on interviews with practitioners and open-source research, this report describes those obstacles and recommends policies and actions to help overcome them and improve our nation’s response to this pandemic as well as future biomedical crises.

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