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Chapter Four: Answering Questions With Edward P. Lazear

by Edward Paul Lazearvia PolicyEd
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Edward Lazear answers frequently asked questions about the United States economy and immigration. What are optimal tax rates? How can we help displaced workers when automation is increasing? How could we improve the current immigration system? Is the current path of welfare and entitlement programs sustainable?

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Michael Spence Agrees With Dudley, Says Fed Can Handle Repo Market

interview with Michael Spencevia Bloomberg
Friday, September 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Spence discusses Federal Reserve monetary policy.

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Why Not A Presidential Debate In California?

by Bill Whalenvia Real Clear Politics
Friday, September 20, 2019

Unless the mother of all earthquakes strikes and the largest of the West Coast states tumbles into the sea (Steely Dan said it would happen, but it hasn’t), California is not an island.

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A Century Of Ideas: New Regional Orders And New Ways Of War: Europe, The Middle East, And Asia

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

The global order of the past seven decades is being disrupted by regional dynamics. Powers of the past are reasserting themselves—Russia in Europe and the Middle East, Turkey and Iran in the Middle East, and China in Asia and beyond. Technology is changing how nations can prosper, influence, and compel. The panel will discuss what these changes portend for each of these regions and the US role in shaping events in its national interest.

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China’s Threat To Democracies Around The World

interview with Larry Diamondvia Democracy Works
Friday, September 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Larry Diamond talks about the threat China’s model of authoritarian capitalism poses to liberal democracies in the United States and around the world.

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Believe It Or Not, Democracy Will Live Or Die At The Shopping Mall

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Globally, malls have become renewed public squares. They also are where a revived Chinese democracy movement is finding a home. Demonstrators, peacefully gathering , singing songs of freedom and waving Hong Kong flags, are defying Beijing by packing into places like the Amoy Plaza megamall.

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Michael Spence Says Oil Shock Still Possible, Merkel Missed Opportunity To Help EU

interview with Michael Spencevia Bloomberg
Friday, September 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Spence talks about the possibility of an oil shock as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to stick to zero deficit spending.

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Michael Spence 'Not A Fan' Of Low Interest-Rate Environment

interview with Michael Spencevia Bloomberg
Friday, September 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Spence comments on zero interest rates and propping up economies.

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John Yoo: Trump Denies Saying 'Something Inappropriate' On Call

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the whistle-blower complaint as well as Biden's efforts on behalf of his son in the Ukraine.
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“Forgetting What You Said Two Minutes Ago?” -- Bill Whalen On Biden And Harris

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "Democrats Learn The Hard Way: Not All Biden Attacks Cut The Same."

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Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: All About AP

with Michael J. Petrilli, Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli talks with Hoover Institution fellow Checker Finn and Andrew Scanlan about their new book on the past, present, and future of Advanced Placement.

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In the News

Slavery's Legacy

featuring Thomas Sowellvia The Washington Examiner
Thursday, September 19, 2019
There’s a problem with the idea that the legacy of slavery in America is the major deterrent today to social and economic progress by black Americans. And it’s being ignored as the New York Times and others seek to redefine America’s history as having been shaped more by slavery than any other factor.
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Whistleblowing On The President

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Outside The Beltway
Thursday, September 19, 2019

My early-morning post, “Trump Phone Call Triggered Whistleblower Complaint,” was decidedly unpopular with the OTB readership for understandable reasons. In it, I seem to be offering a backdoor defense of a President I think is dangerous to the nation for doing something, as yet unspecified, that may well be dangerous to the nation.

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The Left Trots Out Kids To Lecture Americans On Climate Change

quoting Niall Fergusonvia World Tribune
Thursday, September 19, 2019
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs and Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on Sept. 18 held a hearing billed as “Voices Leading the Next Generation on the Global Climate Crisis”.
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66th Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice To Speak At U-M

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia Michigan News
Friday, October 4, 2019

A conversation with Condoleezza Rice, the 66th U.S. Secretary of State, moderated by Michael Barr, dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. She is expected to discuss a number of topics, including her career in public service and the current state of foreign affairs.

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Dictators: The Great Performers

quoting Frank Diköttervia New Statesman America
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
The paradox of the modern dictator is that he must create the illusion of mass support while turning the population into a nation of terrorised prisoners endlessly condemned to faking enthusiasm for their oppressor.
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Donald Trump Denies Whistleblower Complaint About Improper Promise To Foreign Leader

quoting Michael McFaulvia USA Today
Thursday, September 19, 2019

President Donald Trump on Thursday denied making an improper promise to an unnamed foreign leader. The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee criticized the administration for hiding the details of a whistleblower's complaint against the president.

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The Progressives’ Legacy: Debt, Deficit, And Entitlements

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, February 16, 2018

The high cost of rejecting human nature and simple mathematics.

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The Free-Speech University

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, February 16, 2018

Steve Bannon is giving a talk at Chicago. Its president is confident he won’t be shouted down.

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The Tragedy Of Modern Academia

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Alternate title: Don Boudreaux explains my motivation in two paragraphs.

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History As Networks In Ferguson's 'The Square And The Tower

featuring Niall Fergusonvia Inside Higher Education
Thursday, February 15, 2018
A recommendation that I’ll be interested if you take up.
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Richard Epstein: The Democratic investigation Of The Steele Dossier.

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the Democratic investigation of the Steele Dossier.

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Richard Epstein: The Republican Investigation Of The Steele Dossier.

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Steele Dossier Intrigue."

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Steve Poizner Adds Some Spice To 2018 Election

by Bill Whalenvia The Sacramento Bee
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Rather than more idle speculation over who will be the next governor of California, let’s look at an office further down the ladder – state insurance commissioner.

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Is It All About Networking?

featuring Niall Fergusonvia LawFare
Thursday, February 15, 2018

These days, everyone seems to meet online. People looking for dating partners now rely on specialized websites, along with people looking for explanations of arcane questions, people looking for angry confirmation of their own darkest suspicions—and people seeking advice about how to make a bomb and why they should set it off. Doesn’t our world now turn on cyber connections of one sort or another?

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Make College Degrees Valuable Again

quoting Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Washington Examiner
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Winter brings closure to millions of high school students filling out college applications. To the best of their ability, they have cemented their steps toward a brighter future. Meanwhile, newspapers will fill those students with the anxiety that college is becoming a Fort Knox, locking the non-worthy out of a sanctuary.

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Eric Hanushek On The Value Of Education

interview with Eric Hanushekvia American Enterprise Institute
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Eric Hanushek debates the value of education.

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