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Chile's Unraveling: Unregulated Capitalism Or Ponderous Government?

by Alexander Galetovic, Stephen Habervia The Hill
Sunday, December 1, 2019

For more than a month, Chile has been engulfed in protests and violence, and the end is not in sight. The unrest is typically attributed to income inequality caused by “excessive free markets.” That diagnosis is wrong and will induce a response that will make matters worse.

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Condoleezza Rice On What Unifies Us As Americans

by Condoleezza Ricevia PolicyEd
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

What unifies us as Americans is an aspirational narrative. It does not matter where you come from, only where you are going. The energy, youthfulness, and risk-taking of immigrants who come from all over the world is what has made America what it is today.

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The Libertarian: The China Quandary

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

How much can the U.S. do to protect human rights in China while still advancing our nation interests?

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The Lisovoi Papers At The Hoover Institution: Final Chapter Of A Tragic Story

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Iakov Markovich Lisovoi (1882–1965) was a colonel on the general staff of the Russian Imperial Army, as well as a collector who amassed an enormous volume of materials on revolutionary Russia, which formed the basis for his traveling exhibits and lecture series in the 1920s and 1930s. He named his private collection the “Museum of Contemporary Events in Russia.”

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Are The Claims In The New Film ‘The Irishman’ True?

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” has received superb reviews during its limited theater run in advance of its streaming release on Netflix on Nov. 27. The film centers on Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran’s supposed “confession” to murdering former Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa. Several people, including myself, have argued that Sheeran’s confession to killing Hoffa—and many of the other things Sheeran supposedly confessed to as well—are bunk. 

Analysis and Commentary

Xi Jinping Thought Fails The Test Of Diversity And Inclusion

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Xi Jinping is the “core” of China’s leadership. Xi Jinping Thought is the political foundation of the Chinese Communist Party and constitutes the governing principles of the Chinese government. Xi Jinping’s leadership and Thought are not to be questioned or challenged in any way by the Chinese people. It is only to be studied and elaborated in accordance with the Central Party School’s instructions.

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Interviews

The Bookmonger Episode 275: How To Be A Dictator By Frank Dikotter

interview with Frank Diköttervia The Bookmonger
Monday, December 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Frank Dikotter discusses his book How to Be a Dictator: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century.

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Lanhee Chen: Trump Says China Trade Deal May Be Better After Election

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia MSN
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses President Trump's tough stance on China and Iran. Chen also discusses President Trump's suggestion that it might be better to wait until after the 2020 election for a trade deal with China.

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Trade Is The Single Biggest Drag On The Economy, Says Hoover’s Lanhee Chen

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses trade issues, the economy, and impeachment. Chen notes that trade is the biggest drag on the economy.

In the News
In the News

“Trump Is Sort Of Chemotherapy”

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Die Weltwoche
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The United States are deeply divided. Now, Democrats are on the eve of filing articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump. One award winning historian has seen it all before. Classicist, farmer, and New York Times bestselling author, Victor Davis Hanson, tells Die Weltwoche why America needed Trump in 2016. And why, like a tragic hero, Trump is a man alone.

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The Economic Costs Of The National Debt And How To Avoid Them

quoting John B. Taylorvia Independent Institute
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

One week ago, noted Stanford University economist John Taylor testified at a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives’ budget committee, whose members are reexamining the economic costs of the national debt.

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How Niall Ferguson’s Findings Help Understand Bitcoin SV Vs BTC

quoting Niall Fergusonvia CoinGeek
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

There is a battle going on between Bitcoin SV and the rest of the crypto sphere. However, the confrontation is not only between one cryptocurrency and other cryptocurrencies from a technological point of view, but it actually reveals structural systems competing.

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Readers Write: Unintended Consequences Of Regulated Drug Prices

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia The Island Now
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

A 2018 report from the White’s House’s Council of Economic Advisors found that as of 2009, the price per dose of patented drugs was five times as high in the U.S. as in foreign markets.

In the News

Impeachment Strategy Backfires On Speaker Pelosi

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Boston Herald
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Nancy Pelosi has been hoisted by her own petard. It is not a common phrase used much these days. It goes back to Elizabethan England, the 1600s and William Shakespeare. No doubt the learned signers of the U.S. Constitution were aware of it.

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Is 'The Irishman' Right About Hoffa? US Attorney Promises 'More To Come'

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia ABA Journal
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

The U.S. attorney for the office that investigated Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance isn’t relying on the Netflix movie The Irishman for its theories of the case. Nor is a law professor whose stepfather was portrayed as the man who drove Hoffa to his death.

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Kamala Harris: How The 'Female Obama' Started With A Bang And Went Downhill

quoting Bill Whalenvia The Guardian
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

The California senator’s campaign began with a huge rally but factional infighting and lack of a clear message took their toll.

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Warren Mosler And The Great American Banking Myth

quoting Charles Calomirisvia Cato @ Liberty
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Yesterday morning, a Modern Monetary Theorist tweeted part of a 2017 interview he did with Warren Mosler, one of that school's leading proponents and benefactors. As the clip was titled "Against Free Banking: The Liability Side Isn't The Place For Market Discipline," yours truly couldn't resist a look-see.

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“Keep Buggering On”: New Book Reveals The Human Side Of The Much-Loved Statesman

mentioning Andrew Robertsvia Hong Kong Buzz
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Andrew Roberts’ new biography, “Churchill”, is magnificent, readable and inspiring. The book may not match its subject for greatness but it certainly gives a marvelous, full portrait of the “Last Lion”. All readers of history know about Churchill’s bravery as a soldier, immense contribution to English literature and peerless leadership of Britain during the last world war (“Let us brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves…”). 

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Mieczyslaw Jalowiecki Memoirs And Drawings Now Available Online

Friday, April 20, 2018

Hoover Archives has digitized and made available to researchers the memoirs and drawings of Polish diplomat, agronomist, writer, and nobleman Mieczyslaw Jalowiecki.

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Federal Government Continues To Give Native American Tribes A Bad Deal

quoting Terry Andersonvia The Western Journal
Friday, April 20, 2018

The Department of the Interior has worked steadily to increase opportunity and access to the federal lands and resources under its purview. Earlier this week, the department released a comprehensive list of its accomplishments thus far in 2018.

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California Saving

by Joshua D. Rauhvia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 20, 2018

California can wake up from its public-pension nightmare. The key: getting rid of ruinous defined-benefit plans.

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Countering A Kleptocratic Kremlin

by Larry Diamondvia The American Interest
Friday, April 20, 2018

With every passing week we have new evidence of the threat that Vladimir Putin’s kleptocracy poses to our democracy, our national security, and the entire liberal world order.

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4 Key Questions Before The Trump-Kim Meeting

quoting Jamil Jaffervia The Daily Signal
Friday, April 20, 2018

President Donald Trump’s upcoming meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un may appear to be a breakthrough between two leaders who openly talked about nuclear war in 2017.

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Rough Riders

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 20, 2018

Sometimes Americans benefit from leaders who are large and in charge.

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The Kids Should Vote, They Say

quoting David Davenportvia Patriot Post
Friday, April 20, 2018

There's a growing and transparently agenda-driven movement to lower the voting age to 16.

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Breaking The Tragic Cycle Of Intergenerational Poverty

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Deseret News (UT)
Friday, April 20, 2018

“I’ve been poor, and I’ve been rich, and rich is better!” — Beatrice Kaufman. Most of us have seen tough economic times — as starving students, newlyweds scrimping to get through college, new parents stretching to pay for their new baby or retirees adjusting to life without a salary.

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Adam White On The Lars Larson National Podcast (1:39:30)

interview with Adam J. Whitevia Lars Larson National Podcast
Friday, April 20, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White discusses the recent Supreme Court decision concerning deporting "violent" immigrants.

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Lanhee Chen: Will Rand Paul Come Around On Pompeo Confirmation?

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia MSNBC
Friday, April 20, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the confirmation process as well as possible votes for Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State.

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