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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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Interviews

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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In the News

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.

In the News

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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interview with Richard A. Epstein Tuesday, November 26, 2019
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interview with Niall Ferguson Tuesday, November 26, 2019
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quoting Shanto Iyengar Monday, November 25, 2019
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by John B. Taylor Monday, November 25, 2019
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by Victor Davis Hanson Sunday, November 24, 2019
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Friday, November 22, 2019
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interview with Abbas Milani Friday, November 22, 2019
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interview with Arye Carmon Thursday, November 21, 2019
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interview with John Yoo Friday, November 22, 2019
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cited Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Peterson, Ludger Woessmann Friday, November 22, 2019
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cited Steven J. Davis Sunday, November 24, 2019
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mentioning Frank Dikötter Monday, November 25, 2019
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interview with Charles Blahous Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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interview with Timothy Garton Ash Friday, November 8, 2019
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Impeachment: Is Trump Set To Survive And Win A Second Term?

quoting Bill Whalenvia The Guardian
Saturday, January 18, 2020

As Democrats marched the articles to the Senate, the president basked in policy success. Many think re-election is coming

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Paul Schemelzing Goes Back In History To Bust Secular Stagnation Theory

featuring Paul Schmelzingvia Industry News Bulletin
Saturday, January 18, 2020

A history of over 7 centuries has shown that the times as they presently are particularly with respect to the interest rates are not too much different as the people have been led to have a belief, as per a research which has gone as far back as the 14th century.

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "The NEPA Stranglehold."

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 17, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "The NEPA Stranglehold."

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Great Society Review

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Friday, January 17, 2020

I just finished Amity Shlaes' Great Society. It's a great book. I warmly recommend it. The US is debating a fourth great wave of US government expansion. Theodore Roosevelt to Wilson the original progressive era and WWI; Frankin Roosevelt's new deal; and the Kennedy-Johnson-Nixon "great society" of this book came before us.

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Law Talk With Epstein & Yoo “The Bottle Episode”

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoovia Hoover Daily Report
Friday, January 17, 2020

The legality of the Iran strikes, an update on impeachment, whether DOJ can compel Apple to unlock phones, and the First Amendment implications of personalized license plates.

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Doctors Bypassing Open-heart Operations Post Stent Price Curbs

quoting Chirantan Chatterjeevia The Times of India
Friday, January 17, 2020

In February 2017, the government of India took a major step in capping retail price of coronary stents at just over Rs 30,000 slashing costs by 85%.

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Trump’s Sanctions On Iran Are Working

quoting Abbas Milanivia Yahoo Finance
Friday, January 17, 2020

President Trump’s decision to pull out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions is having a big impact on the Iranian government, according to an Iranian expert. Stanford University’s Abbas Milani said the president's move hit Iran hard.

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The Impeachment Handbook With John Yoo & Richard Epstein

interview with John Yoo, Richard A. Epsteinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, January 17, 2020

The impeachment proceedings against President Trump has now reached the Senate and to help our viewers navigate the legal and political issues surrounding it, Peter Robinson sits down with the Hoover Institution’s Visiting Fellow John Yoo and Senior Fellow Richard Epstein, two of the foremost legal scholars in the country.

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US-China Trade Deal Draws Praise, But Leaves Considerable Unfinished Business

quoting Edward Paul Lazearvia New Delhi Times
Friday, January 17, 2020

The “Phase 1” trade deal between the United States and China, signed with much fanfare at the White House on Wednesday, is being met with qualified praise by most trade experts who see good news in any reduction of tensions between the world’s two largest economies.

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