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The Libertarian: In Defense Of The Electoral College

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, March 22, 2019

Despite Elizabeth Warren’s criticisms, it’s still the best way to pick a president.

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John Cochrane: Should We Tax The Wealthiest People Much More Than The Rest Of Us?

by John H. Cochrane via The Lars Larson Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Cochrane discusses whether we should tax the wealthiest people much more than the rest of us.

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Expanding The Supreme Court Is The Worst Idea Yet From Democratic Presidential Candidates

by John Yoo, James Phillipsvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, March 22, 2019
“Medicare for all” and the Green New Deal may be bad ideas. But they aren’t the worst ones being floated by the growing band of Democratic presidential hopefuls. That honor is reserved for the disastrous notion of expanding the Supreme Court.
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The Timeless Ideas Of Milton Friedman

featuring Milton Friedmanvia The Hoover Centennial
Friday, March 22, 2019

Milton Friedman’s work continues to inform and inspire researchers and policymakers.

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A Century Of Ideas: One Hundred Years Of Democracy And Foreign Policy

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

The United States was founded on the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, and for decades, support for democracy around the world has been a central tenet of American foreign policy. The past century provides many examples of prosperity in thriving democracies balanced with the instability of authoritarian and repressive regimes. This panel discussion will address the changing role of democracy building in America’s foreign policy over the past century.

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Analysis and Commentary

Newsom's Unwelcome Stirring Of Democrats' 2020 Pot

by Bill Whalenvia Real Clear Politics
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Quicker than you can sing “Oops! I Did It Again,” California Gov. Gavin Newsom has interjected himself into national Democratic politics with his moratorium on capital punishment in America’s nation-state.

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A Lesson From The College Admissions Scandal For The Encryption Debate

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Friday, March 22, 2019
Last Tuesday, the U.S. attorney’s office in Massachusetts announced charges against dozens of parents, college sports coaches and test-prep teachers with in a scheme to win admission to big name universities including Georgetown, Yale and Stanford.
Analysis and Commentary

No Exit: The U.S. Predicament in the Middle East

by Henri J. Barkeyvia The Caravan
Thursday, March 21, 2019

“L'enfer est pavé de bonnes intentions” (the road to hell is paved with good intentions) goes a French expression. Years of American involvement in the Middle East to fashion a region that is stable, peaceful, more prosperous and more respectful of human rights has proven, so far at least, a failure. As a result, U.S. decision makers, thinkers and certainly the public at large are increasingly expressing their exasperation with that region.

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Victor Davis Hanson And The Case For Trump (Part 01)

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Liberty Nation
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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Lee Ohanian: What Can We Expect From The Economic Policies Of The 2020 Presidential Candidates?

interview with Lee Ohanianvia Lars Larson Show
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lee Ohanian discusses what to expect from the economic policies of Democrat presidential candidates running in the 2020 election.

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Thomas Henrickson: Is America Gaining Ground With North Korea Or Just Spinning Its Wheels?

interview with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Lars Larson Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Henriksen discusses North Korea and what we can do to minimize the risk of nuclear weapons being developed and used.

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The Case for Trump: Victor Davis Hanson With Sebastian Gorka

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia America First with Sebastian Gorka
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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Victor Davis Hanson: The Case For Trump & No Safe Spaces For Snowflakes (27:55)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Vimeo
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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David Henderson: The Passing Of Princeton Economist Alan Krueger And The Thinking On Minimum Wages And Income Inequality

interview with David R. Hendersonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow David Henderson discusses his Econlog article "Alan Krueger RIP."

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Bill Whalen: The Unknowns And Unpredictables Of The Beto O'Rourke Candidacy

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article The Stronger Sell: The First Beto Or The Second Bobby?

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John Yoo: Do Conservative Politicians Overlook Asian Voters?

interview with John Yoovia The Lars Larson Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses whether the departure of one of Mueller's top deputies is a sign that the Mueller investigation is almost finished as well as the strength of Asian voters.

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John Yoo: When Can The President Claim Executive Privilege?

interview with John Yoovia The National Constitution Center
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo talks about how Congress might respond to the end of the Mueller investigation. Yoo also considers how President Trump might claim executive privilege in other contexts—like the House obstruction inquiry, a possible impeachment probe, attempts to prevent release of notes from his Helsinki meeting with Vladimir Putin, or in pending civil lawsuits against him.

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Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: Education’s Philanthropic Shift

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses philanthropy’s shift to the left on education policies.

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Victor Davis Hanson On The Case For Trump

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Chris Baker
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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Victor Davis Hanson On The Case For Trump

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Matt Lewis
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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Victor Davis Hanson Discusses His Recent Book The Case For Trump

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Kid News Radio
Friday, March 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his recent book The Case for Trump.

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John Yoo: The iPhone, The Fourth Amendment And The Roberts Court (Part 01)

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses how the Fourth Amendment applies to our smart phones.

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John Yoo: The iPhone, The Fourth Amendment And The Roberts Court (Part 02)

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses how the Fourth Amendment applies to our smart phones.
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In the News

"Women Of The Gulag" Goes Home To Russian TV (Part 1)

featuring Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
"Women of the Gulag" goes home to Russian TV.
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Education 20/20: William Damon & Robert P. George

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Education 20/20: William Damon & Robert P. George" on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST.

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California Leads The Nation In Bringing Back Medieval Illnesses

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Daily Caller
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Victor Davis Hanson pointed out some years ago that California ignored its premodern problems while dreaming of postmodern marvels such as high-speed rail. There’s no better example of a premodern problem that’s been allowed to take root and thrive than the Medieval diseases now plaguing the state.

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Wars, Not Brexit, Destroyed Britain’s Global Power

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The National Interest
Thursday, March 21, 2019

The lesson to learn from the British Empire is unambiguous: unless the United States is attacked, Washington should avoid direct involvement in continental wars.

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Trouble With A “T”? “Newsom's Unwelcome Stirring Of Democrats' 2020 Pot,” By Hoover Institituion's Bill Whalen For Realclear Politics

quoting Bill Whalenvia Politico
Friday, March 22, 2019
“To understand Gavin Newsom is to appreciate what it is to be a connected, metrosexual, forever-in-search-of-enlightenment son of the San Francisco Bay Area – stylistically and intellectually. … Now that Newson is governor, he can export that worldview beyond California’s boundaries. That could spell trouble come the time Democrats have to sell a more moderate persona in America’s swing states.”
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Trump's Top Economic Adviser Still Supports Carbon Tax

quoting Casey B. Mulliganvia E&E News
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
President Trump's top economic adviser is not backing away from his belief that a carbon tax would be an effective way to address greenhouse gas emissions.
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Napolitano Questions Need For Trump Order To Enforce Campus Free Speech

mentioning John Villasenorvia Cronkite News
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano said Thursday that a Trump administration policy that threatens to strip funding from colleges in the name of free speech is “unnecessary and, in some respects, undesirable.”
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3 Takeaways From Trump Jr. Emails

by Amy Zegartvia Freeman Spogli Institute News
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Line by ugly line, Donald J. Trump Jr.’s emails with British-born former tabloid reporter and Russian intermediary Rob Goldstone are now plastered on The New York Times website.

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FDA Is The Wrong Agency To Regulate Genetically Engineered Animals

by John Cohrssen, Henry I. Millervia Nature
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

As individuals who spent years in US government positions (H.I.M. is a former special assistant to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner and founding director of the FDA's Office of Biotechnology; J.J.C. is former counsel to both the White House Biotechnology Working Group and the House Energy and Commerce Committee as well as former Senior Associate of the President's Advisory Council on Executive Organization), we know how important 'location, location, location' is for regulatory jurisdiction.

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Trump Gives Beijing A Lesson In The Art Of The Deal

by Michael R. Auslinvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The president’s moves are neither capricious nor naive, though they lack a certain diplomatic finesse.

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Federal Subsidies To Organic Agriculture Should Be Plowed Under

by Henry I. Miller, Julie Kellyvia Forbes
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The House Committee on Appropriations is scheduled to meet today [July 12] to consider the full committee markup of the FY2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill. We hope it will reflect a guiding principle articulated in a recent Wall Street Journal editorial: “if you’re going to propose cutting a program, you might as well try to eliminate it. The political pain is as great and if you succeed the payoff is greater.”

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'Don't Let Muslim Prisoners Form Militias': Ayaan Hirsi Ali Urges NSW Government To Ban Islamic Imams From Australia's First Terror Jail

interview with Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Daily Mail (UK)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali notes that allowing Muslim imams inside prisons will further radicalize the prsioners and turn them from just being prisoners who committed terrorist acts to militias that can train and remain inspired in these prisons.

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The Social-Emotional-Learning Movement And The Self-Esteem Movement

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via EducationNext
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The longtime Democratic lawmaker John Vasconcellos is resting in peace since his death in 2014, but the educational disaster he laid on California in the 1980s is far from gone. Indeed, its likeness thrives today across a broad swath of America’s K-12 schooling, supported by foundation grants, federal funding, and both nonprofit and for-profit advocacy groups. Only its name has changed—from self-esteem to social-emotional learning.

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Lanhee Chen: Disabled Children And The Senate Health Plan

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia WBUR
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen talks about the effect on Medicaid recipients if the Senate health care bill passes.

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Jerry Brown Says His Climate Plan Is In Danger. To Lose Would Be A Tragedy ‘For The World’

quoting Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

With his international reputation as a climate leader at stake, Gov. Jerry Brown moved Tuesday to defend his efforts to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program, which the veteran Democrat described in an interview as a crucial method to reduce emissions from greenhouse gases.

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Paul Gregory Discusses Russia On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Forbes article "The Real Colluder With Russia Isn't Trump -- It's Germany."

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Stalin’s Greatness?

by Andrew Robertsvia Military History in the News
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

“The Red Army could have defeated Nazi Germany without Allied help,” records The Times of London, “according to two thirds of Russians, who are adopting an increasingly positive view of Joseph Stalin’s wartime leadership despite the enormous casualties suffered under his command.” This worrying sign of increased ultra-nationalism under Vladimir Putin was based on findings from a poll conducted by the respected Levada Center in Moscow. 

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