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Fixing The Way We Tax

featuring Edward Paul Lazear, John H. Cochrane, David R. Henderson, Richard A. Epstein, Michael J. Boskin, Daniel Heilvia PolicyEd
Friday, December 13, 2019

With the election less than a year away, presidential candidates are eagerly releasing new proposals that promise to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure, expand access to health care, and reduce college tuition. The one thing all of these ideas have in common is that they will be expensive. And unless candidates are willing to increase federal deficits that already exceed a trillion dollars, these expensive ideas mean raising someone’s taxes.

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Victor Davis Hanson: Instead Of Introspection, Democrats Become More Zealous When They Fail to Stop Trump

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson says that instead of introspection, Democrats believe they weren't zealous or revolutionary enough every time they fail to abort the Trump presidency.

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Election Is The Proper Remedy For Presidential Misconduct

by John Yoovia Financial Times
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Impeachment does not require a crime, but the abuse or violation of public trust.

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Area 45: Fred Barnes: Impeachment Then, Then, And Now

via Area 45
Friday, December 13, 2019

What does the current drama in Washington say about these hyper-partisan times?

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

'Privacy Absolutism' Masks How Consumers Actually Value Their Data

by Bowman Heiden, Nicolas Petitvia The Hill
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Ethical scandals in the tech industry seem to follow each other like night and day. Last month, a federal inquiry was opened regarding Google’s program to collect and analyze patient data in collaboration with health care providers, known as Project Nightingale. 

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Quite A Vexing Equation

by Chirantan Chatterjeevia The Telegraph
Friday, December 13, 2019

How does fear, lack of trust impact economic growth?

Analysis and Commentary

The Political Spouse: It’s Not A Job Just For Women Anymore

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Women on the world stage are increasingly playing lead roles. Whether New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern, the newest all-female Finnish government’s cabinet led by 35-year old Prime Minister Sanna Marin or the record number of American women who ran and won in the 2018 midterm elections, women are moving on up. Get used to it.

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Was There A Housing Bubble?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, December 12, 2019

In his recent book Shut Out, Kevin Erdmann, a finance expert and visiting fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, has two main messages.

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Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: Spygate, Impeachment & The Assault On Trump For Undoing The Progressive Agenda

by Victor Davis Hansonvia The Epoch Times
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses culture and the Democratic party as well as the impeachment process.

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Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the scale of the victory of Boris Johnson and whether his victory is connected to the rejection of socialism? And, will the same enthusiasm to reject socialism carry over to US elections?

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Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses Adam Schiff and some of the tactics the Democrats have used to try to find evidence of an impeachable offense.

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Lanhee Chen: US, China Agree In Principle To Phase-One Trade Deal

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen reacts to the report that US negotiators have reached the terms of a phase-one trade deal with China that now awaits President Donald Trump’s approval.

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John Yoo: Airtalk’s Continuing Coverage Of Debate Over Articles Of Impeachment In House Judiciary Committee

interview with John Yoovia AirTalk
Thursday, December 12, 2019

(6:41) Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses party line votes and the speed of the impeachment process. Yoo said the big hole is the lack of facts in the process.

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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: On Online Curriculum Materials

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia The Education Gadfly Show Podcast
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli talks about Fordham’s new report, "The Supplemental Curriculum Bazaar."

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In the News

Raghuram Rajan Says India Is In The Middle Of An "Economic Depression"

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Industry Global News24
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Former Indian Reserve Bank (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan said India is in the middle of an "economic depression" with signs of a deep malaise in the Indian economy running through extreme power centralization in the Office of the Prime Minister and weak ministers.

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Education Fix Too Heavy On Dollars

quoting Eric Hanushekvia The Robesonian
Thursday, December 12, 2019

As many predicted, the California-based consulting firm WestEd is recommending North Carolina spend billions of taxpayer dollars on pre-schools and district schools to meet the requirements of the Leandro case.

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Friday Short Cuts

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Patriot Post
Friday, December 13, 2019

Notable quotables from Cal Thomas, Victor Davis Hanson, Rashida Tlaib, and more.

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Guest Opinion: Tired Of All The Virtue Signaling?

quoting General Jim Mattisvia Palo Alto Online
Friday, December 13, 2019

Phrase popularized by James Bartholomew disparages environmental actions.

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Mothers And Sons: Jennie Churchill And Winston Churchill

quoting Andrew Robertsvia The Epoch Times
Friday, December 13, 2019

The hand that rocks the cradle.

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Warren’s Economic Illusions

quoting Russell Robertsvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, December 12, 2019

[Subscription required] Elizabeth Warren has been justly criticized for the magical math in her Medicare for All proposal. That health plan would cost perhaps $34 trillion, according to outside estimates. But Ms. Warren says the true figure is only—alakazam!—$20.5 trillion.

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The Federalist’s Best Books Of 2019

mentioning Jack Goldsmithvia The Federalist
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Another year has nearly passed, and so we present another long list of compelling book recommendations from The Federalist's staff and contributors.

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Latin America’s New Geopolitical Reality

featuring Niall Fergusonvia Euromoney
Monday, April 30, 2018

Professor Niall Ferguson visited São Paulo in April to address Itaú’s annual MacroVision conference, and found time to sit down with Euromoney to talk fintech, social media and trade. In particular he focused on China and how it will impact Latin America’s future.

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Effects Of Refugee Students On Non-Refugee Students

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, April 30, 2018

After a devastating earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, thousands of Haitians moved to the U.S. and enrolled their children in school here. David Figlio, Dean of the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss his research on the impact these Haitian refugee students had on the non-refugee students who were already attending those schools.

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We Should Irrigate Charter School Deserts. Here's How.

by Michael J. Petrilli, Amber M. Northernvia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Monday, April 30, 2018

According to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2016–17 was one of the slowest-growth years for charter schools in recent memory. Whereas the Race to the Top era usually saw an annual net gain of 360–380 more charters, by 2016–17 that increase dropped to roughly 120.

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Move Over Britain, France Is America’s ‘Special’ Friend

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Politico
Monday, April 30, 2018

With Brexit, the UK has lost its global heft and its usefulness to Washington.

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Trump Is Losing At Home But Winning Abroad

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, April 30, 2018

Some teams — generally the ones I support—tend to win at home and lose away. The same is true of some American presidents. Lyndon Johnson’s most enduring victories were legislative (civil rights and the Great Society), yet his presidency was destroyed abroad, in Vietnam.

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Miscarriage Of Justice At The SEC

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, April 30, 2018

The abusive procedures of the administrative state curtail the liberties of American citizens.

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Lanhee Chen On AirTalk: Week In Politics

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia KPCC 89.3 (Southern California)
Monday, April 30, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen talks about the "humor" at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner as well as the Korean peace talks.

Analysis and Commentary

Why Is The Media Defending Michelle Wolf?

by Jack Goldsmithvia The Weekly Standard
Monday, April 30, 2018

Two events over the weekend illuminate the issue of norms and the media in the Trump era. The first was a Twitter exchange on Friday evening.

Analysis and Commentary

Repeating The Past

by Williamson Murrayvia Military History in the News
Monday, April 30, 2018

The United States appears to be slowly emerging out of the wreckage that it has made of the Middle East. One would hope that the country’s political, intellectual, and military leaders would use the coming years to think seriously about the lessons to be learned from a lack of understanding that has marked America’s strategy over the past half century. It would be nice if they would, but I doubt they will. They certainly will not, if the past is any guide. 

Analysis and Commentary

Ryan Holiday On Conspiracy, Gawker, And The Hulk Hogan Trial

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, April 30, 2018

Author Ryan Holiday discusses his book, Conspiracy, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. This is a crazy episode about a crazy book about a crazy set of events--the Hulk Hogan lawsuit against the website Gawker, a lawsuit that was secretly funded by Peter Thiel. Holiday explains how this happened and the lessons for all of us related to conspiracies, patience, strategy, and revenge.

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