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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.

In the News
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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Pentagon Invests In High Tech, Then It’s Stolen. What’s The Point?

by Markos Kounalakisvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Technology born and bred in the USA has been copied and deployed by Iran against Israel. Crossing into Israeli airspace from Syria last weekend, a trespassing unmanned aerial vehicle, or UAV, aggressively swept across Israel’s border, only to be tracked and blown out of the air by one of the Israeli Defense Force’s American-made Apache helicopters.

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Perspective On Yellen

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

Donna Borak of CNN Money interviewed me early in February for her piece on outgoing Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.The piece is "Yellen's historic legacy: Wise caution and a successful recovery," CNN Money, February 3, 2018.

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Why Bryan Caplan Won His Gasoline Bet

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

For some reason, I didn't know about co-blogger Bryan Caplan's bet about gasoline prices with Tyler Cowen, but if I had, I would have taken his side of the bet.

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Deficits

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The graph is federal surplus (up) or deficit (down), not counting interest costs, divided by potential GDP. I made it for another purpose, but it is interesting in these fiscally ... interesting .. times.Taking interest costs out is a way of assessing overall fiscal stability. If you pay the...

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Media Protecting Obama's Legacy Of Corruption

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia News Max
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

As Victor Davis Hanson writes in Jewish World Review: “Progressives are not supposed to destroy requested emails, 'acid wash' hard drives, spread unverified and paid-for opposition research among government agencies, or use the DOJ and FBI to obtain warrants to snoop on the communications of American citizens.”

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Adam J. White, "The Coming Revolution In Administrative Law: Will A 20th-Century Compromise Rule The 21st Century?"

interview with Adam J. Whitevia The Federalist Society
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White discusses the coming changes in administrative law.

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The Precedent For Trump's Administration Isn't Nixon—It's Clinton

by Niall Ferguson, Manuel Rincon-Cruzvia The Atlantic
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

History is at least as much about the structures of power as it is about the personalities of “great men”—or terrible ones. Of course, a president’s idiosyncrasies matter, and the outsized and outrageous personality of the current president of the United States has riveted the public and press.

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The Olympian Challenges Facing America's High Schools

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses what the recent graduation rate scandals say about the state of the American high schools. 

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The Disgusting Barbarism Of Female Genital Mutilation Is Not Religious Freedom

quoting Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Daily Caller
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

In April 2017, The Times of India reported that Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the spiritual global leader of a Shia Muslim sect called the Dawoodi Bohras, reaffirmed the mandate of female genital mutilation (katna) in a sermon carried over a livestream and repeated in a messaging app.

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Caligula's Wish

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

It was the spring of 1960, and a group of military officers had just seized control of the government and the national media, imposing an information blackout to suppress the coordination of any threats to their coup. But inconveniently for the conspirators, a highly anticipated soccer game between Turkey and Scotland was scheduled to take place in the capital two weeks after their takeover. Matches like this were broadcast live on national radio, with an announcer calling the game, play by play. People all across Turkey would huddle around their sets, cheering on the national team.

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