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Universal Basic Income, In Perspective

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, June 13, 2019

How should poor people climb the ladder to economic success?

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Crashing The Parties

by Josef Joffevia The American Interest
Friday, June 14, 2019

In Europe, the ancien régime of the moderate Right and Left is falling prey to the disruptors—mainly rightwing populists, but also non-threatening environmentalists like the surging German Greens who appeal to the center.

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Morris Fiorina On Why Political Parties Have Polarized

by Morris P. Fiorinavia PolicyEd
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

As a result of ideological sorting, political parties are far more polarized today than they were before. Democrats have shed their conservative wing and Republicans have shed their liberal wing. Majority control of Congress continues to flip back and forth because each party is polarized, responds to their political base, and alienates moderates and independents in the middle.

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The Numbers Game: How Is The Middle Class Doing?

by Russell Robertsvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Is it true that the wages for those in the middle class have been stagnant since the 1970s? Watch the 1st video in the new animated series The Numbers Game, in which Hoover Research Fellow Russ Roberts discusses the challenges of accurately measuring and understanding the economy and economic policy.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Betsy Devos And Other Naysayers Are Wrong: Student Outcomes In The U.S. Have Improved Significantly In Recent Decades

by Michael J. Petrillivia EducationNext
Friday, June 14, 2019
Back in April, speaking in front of the Education Writers Association, Secretary DeVos said that decades of reform efforts and increased social spending, both inside and outside of schools, “hasn’t ultimately improved anything for any students, particularly not for the most vulnerable students.” It’s a standard refrain from DeVos, and many other reformers as well, when making the case that past efforts have failed and it’s time to try something different.
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A Century Of Ideas: Battleground Of Perception: Countering Threats To Free And Open Societies

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Repression and authoritarianism are not merely phenomena of the historical past. Today, we are engaged in a fundamental battle of free and open societies against repressive, closed systems. This panel will address the nature of such threats and discuss the identities of freedom’s adversaries, their goals and strategies, and what can be done to defeat these threats across government, the private sector, academia, and civil society.

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Martin Feldstein Was A Pillar Of American Economics

featuring Martin Feldsteinvia The Economist
Saturday, June 15, 2019

For a half-century Martin Feldstein was everywhere you looked in American economics. He was an astoundingly prolific columnist, sometimes churning out several a week, for several newspapers, on the big economic stories of the day. He was a fixture at conferences and seminars and the teacher, for two decades, of Harvard University’s introductory economics course. He served presidents of both parties. In short Mr Feldstein, who died on June 11th aged 79, was an American economic institution.

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Rather Than Hold Trump Officials In Contempt, Democrats May Go To Court Instead. Will It Work?

quoting Michael McConnellvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, June 13, 2019

After initially threatening to hold Atty. Gen. William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with House subpoenas, Democrats shifted tactics Thursday and instead authorized committee chairs to go to court to seek help enforcing their demands for documents and testimony related to the Mueller report.

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Trump Successfully Baits His Foes With Comments To Stephanopoulos On Foreign Information On Opponents

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Thinker
Thursday, June 13, 2019
In classic Trumpian maneuver, President Trump yesterday chummed the waters of the House Democratic Caucus with raw meat the impeachment-crazed radicals driving Nancy Pelosi — who really doesn't want to talk about impeachment — to distraction.
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Quotations Of The Day…..

quoting Thomas Sowellvia AEI
Friday, June 14, 2019
…. are from Thomas Sowell, the master of “idea density,” who can consistently pack more wisdom into a single sentence or two than is usually contained in the entire paragraphs or full op-eds of an average writer.
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All Signs Point To Crime Making A Comeback In California

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Times of San Diego
Thursday, June 13, 2019

California was once known for being tough on criminals. We’re not talking about frontier days, but much more recently.

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Exclusive-Kevin Mccarthy: Bernie Sanders’ ‘Gilded’ Medicare For All Leads To ‘Higher Taxes,’ ‘Worse Care’

quoting Charles Blahousvia Breitbart
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Sen. Sanders claimed on CNN Thursday that “a lot of people in the country would be delighted to pay more in taxes” to get Medicare for All.

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The Most Important Health Reform Of All

mentioning John H. Cochrane via Forbes
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Of all the things we might do to improve our health care system, the one reform that is more important than any other is almost never discussed. It is ignored by Republicans. By Democrats. By the experts. By the think tanks. And by just about everybody who has an opinion on health policy.

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Foxconn Subsidies Good For Wisconsin Economy, Visiting Professor Says

featuring John B. Taylorvia The Badger Herald
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy hosted Professor John Taylor Thursday night to as a keynote speaker to discuss the current state of the Wisconsin economy.

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Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Hill article "Sadly, we must rely on Russian oligarchs to reveal truth on Trump dossier."

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ICE's Flawed Cost-Benefit Analysis

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, October 26, 2017

As a general rule, if total liabilities and costs incurred in seizing a real property or business exceed the value of the property, the property should not be seized.

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Western Elites Take The Knee

by Bruce Thorntonvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, October 26, 2017

It's fashionable to be anti-American these days, but patriotism plays a vital role in a democracy. 

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Michael Auslin On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin discusses China's president Xi Jinping.

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How We Became Addicted To The Facebook Junk Feed

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Haaretz
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Facebook's algorithm is designed to please us, get us hooked and make us click 'Share,' and news rooms everywhere are adopting its rules of the game.
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Terrain, Geopolitics Make For Tricky Last Battle On Daesh

quoting Fabrice Balanche via Arab News
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Daesh’s empire has shrunk fast this year but the rump of its “caliphate” on the Iraq-Syria border is a hostile terrorist heartland where competing regional interests converge. After losing their main hubs of Mosul and Raqqa this year, the noose continued to tighten around holdout Daesh fighters regrouping in the badlands where the organization was born.

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Henderson Speaks About Economists’ Role In Ending The Military Draft

featuring David R. Hendersonvia Daily Toreador
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Texas Tech Free Market Institute gives students the opportunity to have conversations with high-profile scholars who have applicable experience. David Henderson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and an emeritus professor of economics at Naval Postgraduate School in California. On Thursday, Oct. 26, he gave a presentation over economists’ role in ending the military draft. 

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The Poet Laureate Of Hybrid War

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia Foreign Policy
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The tragicomic absurdities of 21st century warfare are finally being transformed into literature.

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A Misalignment Of Interests: The Politics Of Pension Funding

by Joshua D. Rauhvia Policyed.org
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The unfunded obligations of pensions systems sponsored by state and local governments continue to grow as a result of unrealistic assumptions about investment returns in pension funds. States that say they’re running balanced budgets are concealing growing debt that crowds out much needed services and imposes higher taxes on current and future taxpayers.

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