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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Las Vegas Review-Journal article "Forced migration to wind and solar could hamper Nevada economy."

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Lanhee Chen On Competition In The Health Insurance Market

by Lanhee J. Chenvia PolicyEd
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Competition among insurers has gone down and premiums have gone up as a result of Obamacare.

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Federal Appeals Court Rules Colorado Was 'Wrong' To Force Electors To Vote For Hillary Clinton In 2016

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo weighs in on a federal court ruling in Colorado, concerning the Electoral College, that could make its way to the Supreme Court.

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George Garvy Papers: A New Collection Added To The Library & Archives

Thursday, August 22, 2019

George Garvy (1913–1987) was an economist and the son of Petr A. Garvi, a prominent Menshevik activist of the early 20th century. The collection contains materials from three generations of the Garvy family but mainly relates to George and Petr.

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After A Year As Los Angeles’s School Superintendent, Learning To Separate Facts From Myths

by Austin Beutnervia Eureka
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

A first-generation American, son of a factory worker and a schoolteacher, attends public schools. which provide him with a great education.

Analysis and Commentary

Wedding Bomb A Signal That Terrorists Will Rule In Afghanistan Once U.S. Troops Leave

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Weddings on a summer eve remind us of the excitement of young romantic love. The bride’s smile, the groom’s unbounded enthusiasm. It’s all so lovely. Unless, of course, a wedding turns into a bloodbath, murdering nearly everyone in the party and reminding the world that ISIS kills not only people, but beauty and hope, too.

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The Howie Carr Show (18:43)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Howie Carr Show
Thursday, August 22, 2019

(18:43) Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "Progressive Democrats Renounce Their Former Selves."

Interviews

Bill Whalen On "Some Republicans Want To Challenge Trump In 2020"

interview with Bill Whalenvia KCBS Radio
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the presidential race and the attacks on President Trump.

Interviews

Charles Plosser: Fed May Be Unable To Sustain Expansion Amid Trade War

interview with Charles I. Plosservia CNBC
Friday, August 23, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Charles Plosser discusses Fed Chair Jerome Powell's speech in Jackson Hole.

Interviews

Michael Petrilli On The The Education Gadfly Show: The Homecoming Court Edition

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses what classical learning is and why it’s important.

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Condoleezza Rice gives the before-dinner remarks titled “US Global Leadership?”
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Condoleezza Rice & Philip Zelikow: To Build A Better World

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia UVA Miller Center
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Condoleezza Rice will visit the University of Virginia on Thursday, September 12. Rice, the 66th U.S. Secretary of State, has a distinguished career in both academia and public service, ranging from her current position at Stanford University to George W. Bush’s National Security Advisor.

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Quote Of The Day, August 23, 2019

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Hayride
Friday, August 23, 2019

“More whites were brought as slaves to North Africa than blacks brought as slaves to the United States or to the 13 colonies from which it was formed. White slaves were still being bought and sold in the Ottoman Empire, decades after blacks were freed in the United States.”

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Let’s Ask Spartacus About That Water

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Canton Daily Ledger
Friday, August 23, 2019

This, from economist and writer Thomas Sowell: “Immigration laws are the only laws that are discussed in terms of how to help people who break them.”

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What Is Boris Johnson Doing In Germany And France?

quoting Timothy Kanevia News 24
Thursday, August 22, 2019

There were cries of "Stop Brexit" from the crowd gathered in Berlin on Wednesday afternoon, as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and sat awkwardly as the band selected for the occasion struck up the two nations' anthems.

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Dick Carpenter On Bottleneckers

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, January 8, 2018

Dick Carpenter of the Institute for Justice and author of Bottleneckers talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his book--a look at how occupational licensing and other regulations protect existing job holders from competition.

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New Year's Resolutions Are Predictions About The Future

by Amy Zegartvia The Atlantic
Monday, January 8, 2018

2017 was a wild ride, and 2018 doesn’t seem inclined to put on the brakes. Who could have guessed last year that Matt Lauer would go from Today to yesterday—felled, along with Harvey Weinstein, Al Franken, Bill O’Reilly, and so many others, by the open discussion of their creepy “open secrets”? 

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How To Make Companies Share Their Bounty

quoting John H. Cochranevia Bloomberg
Monday, January 8, 2018

Five ways to ensure cutting the corporate tax rate actually benefits American workers.

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What Happens When Personal Stories Of Military Widows Become Political

quoting Kori Schakevia Nola.com
Sunday, January 7, 2018

In a way, Jenn Budenz lies with him, her right hand resting on their infant, with a gaze fixed on a framed photo of Maj. Andrew Budenz in a sharp Marine Corps uniform.

In the News

Fed’s Monetary Policy Cornerstone Attacked At Economists’ Gathering

quoting Robert E. Hall, Milton Friedmanvia Bloomberg
Sunday, January 7, 2018

Milton Friedman put a nail in the coffin of the original version of the Phillips Curve 50 years ago when he correctly foresaw that the U.S. could simultaneously suffer from high unemployment and lofty inflation. A growing number of economists are now trying to lay to rest Phillips Curve 2.0, still in use at the Federal Reserve and other central banks to guide monetary policy.

In the News

Elections Are A Cybersecurity Problem

quoting Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Sunday, January 7, 2018

My good friend, Herb Lin, has suggested that “election interference is not a cybersecurity issue.” His point, with which I completely agree, is that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election was not the product of cybersecurity failures. To the extent it relied on manipulation of social media it was, obviously, an influence operation. And to the extent it involved attempts to penetrate electoral systems, those efforts were, as far as the public record suggests, unsuccessful. 

In the News

Why It Is Time For Sessions To Go

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The Washington Post
Sunday, January 7, 2018

For months now, Democrats and Republicans alike have argued that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had to remain in place to shield the special counsel from being fired. If Trump axed Sessions, the thinking went, he could put in his flunky as attorney general who’d then proceed to can special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. We have agreed with that logic, but now facts have changed, and it is no longer tenable for Session to remain atop the Justice Department.

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Jack Goldsmith: Did Trump Obstruct Justice? New Russia Investigation Details Raise More Questions

interview with Jack Goldsmithvia PBS
Friday, January 5, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith discusses the New York Times article stating that President Donald Trump had his White House counsel try to convince Attorney General Jeff Sessions not to recuse himself from the Russia investigation and what the revelations mean for the president and whether they amount to obstruction of justice.

In the News

Months After Equifax Data Breach, We're Still No Closer To Privacy Protections

quoting Herbert Linvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, January 5, 2018

This is the year privacy safeguards finally kick in for consumers after outraged lawmakers wasted no time passing legislation in the wake of the Equifax data breach, which exposed the personal information of more than 145 million Americans. I’m just kidding.

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Hammond Refuses To Rule Out Customs Union With EU After Brexit

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia The Guardian
Friday, January 5, 2018

Chancellor’s written reply to Treasury committee chair prompts call for cabinet agreement on one of Brexit’s central issues.

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