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Josh Rauh: Rich Residents Flee California Taxes, Help Impoverish The State

interview with Joshua D. Rauhvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Josh Rauh discusses his National Bureau of Economic Research paper "Behavioral Responses to State Income Taxation of High Earners: Evidence from California," which Rauh co-authored with Ryan Shyu.

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Area 45: David Leal On President Trump, Texas, And The Latino Vote

interview with David L. Lealvia Area 45
Friday, October 11, 2019

Will America’s Latino vote be the “sleeping giant” in the 2020 presidential election?

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On The Whistleblower Kerfuffle, Imagine A Different Scenario

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Friday, October 11, 2019

Imagine . . . If in early 2015, some White House staffers transcribing confidential presidential calls were disturbed about one conversation that President Obama had with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif.

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New Issue Of Hoover Digest Online

via Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 10, 2019

The fall issue of Hoover Digest is now available online. The journal focuses on topics both classical—the economy, personal freedom, the role of government—and timely, such as cybersecurity, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts. 

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Behavioral Responses To State Income Taxation Of High Earners: Evidence From California

by Joshua D. Rauhvia SSRN
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Drawing on the universe of California income tax filings and the variation imposed by a 2012 tax increase of up to 3 percentage points for high-income households, we present new findings about the effects of personal income taxation on household location choice and pre-tax income.

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The Libertarian: The Ongoing Impeachment Saga

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, October 11, 2019

Can the White House refuse to cooperate with the congressional investigation?

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Sputnik I—The Beeps Heard Round The World

by Christopher R. O’Deavia Military History in the News
Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Space Age opened in October 1957 when the Soviet Union’s Sputnik I became the first satellite to orbit the earth. Launched during the International Geophysical Year, Sputnik I orbited earth every 96 minutes for 21 days, traveling more than 40 million miles as it transmitted a steady beep signal that was soon recorded and broadcast to American radio listeners. The satellite itself was visible to viewers in the United States during dawn and twilight, providing directly observable evidence that the United States—for the moment at least—was trailing its chief geopolitical rival in the emerging technology that would define the balance of power in an era of nuclear stand-off.

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Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: California Was Built By Giants And Is Occupied By 6-oz Hotel Shampoo Bottles

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his Fox News article "Members of previous generations now seem like giants — When did we become so small?"

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Victor Davis Hanson: Democrats Are Stuck In A Trump-Bashing Loop

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "Anti-Trump Psychodrama 10.0?"

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Paul Gregory: The New Rasputin Marches Acores Siberia To Rid The Kremlin Of Devils

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Washington Times article "A shaman unnerves Vladimir Putin."

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Michael Petrilli: Everything We Know About Effective Teachers

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli talks about rigorous research and what it says about identifying, developing, and retaining effective teachers.
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Alex Stamos Discusses Stanford Internet Observatory's New Research

interview with Alex Stamosvia Steptoe
Friday, October 11, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Alex Stamos discusses Stanford Internet Observatory's new research, "Taiwan: Presidential Election 2020 Scene Setter."
In the News
In the News

Former Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice Talks Foreign Policy

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia The Observer
Friday, October 11, 2019
Former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke Thursday evening about global affairs and America’s role in the world at a lecture co-hosted by the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy and the Notre Dame International Security Center (NDISC).
Jack Goldsmith speaks at Hoover's 2014 Fall Retreat
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A Harvard Law Professor Examines The Hoffa Case To Make Amends

featuring Jack Goldsmithvia Law & Liberty
Friday, October 11, 2019

In Hoffa’s Shadow is a memoir of growing up, a reinvestigation of one of the most notorious murders in American history, and a reflection on Jimmy Hoffa’s effect on the labor movement. The first two aspects are linked by the extraordinary fact that the author is the stepson of the man most often accused of driving Hoffa to his death. The book is even more noteworthy by virtue of the not less extraordinary fact that the author is also a distinguished law professor, Jack Goldsmith of Harvard University.

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Activist Investor And ‘Skeptical Environmentalist’ Face Off On Climate Change

featuring Bjorn Lomborgvia Energy Voice
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, was making the case that climate change “is not the end of the world”.

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Opinion: The Future Of Social Security Impacts Almost Every Person In America. Why Aren’t The Presidential Candidates Talking About It?

quoting John F. Coganvia Market Watch
Friday, October 11, 2019

An extra $24 a month. That’s how much the average Social Security recipient will get in 2020. That’s according to the Social Security Administration, which said Thursday that the cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) is being bumped up 1.6%.

In the News

Hutchins Roundup: Taxing High Earners, Borrowing When Unemployed, And More

cited Joshua D. Rauhvia Brookings Institution
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Studies in this week’s Hutchins Roundup find that increasing taxes on high-income earners in California leads to out-migration, consumers don’t increase borrowing when they become unemployed and more.
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When Another Advisor Gives Terrible Advice To A Client

cited Amit Seru via Financial Planning
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The gray-haired gentleman was about the same age as my dad. Sitting across from me, he seemed nervous and maybe a little embarrassed.
Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution Collection, Box 2, Hoover Institution Archives
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China Lashes Out At Western Businesses As It Tries To Cut Support For Hong Kong Protests

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

It’s not just professional basketball drawing China’s wrath. As China sanctioned the National Basketball Association this week for a pro-Hong Kong message delivered by one of its team leaders, other American companies scrambled to avoid fallout of their own.

In the News

The Cybersecurity 202: There's A Fight Brewing Over Homeland Security's Push For Subpoena Power

quoting Herbert Linvia The Washington Post
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The U.S. government is currently seeing warning signs of cyberattacks on industrial control systems that could cause massive financial damage or loss of life -- and there's nothing it can do to alert the companies that own them.
In the News

China Trade Talks Restart As White House Explores Escalation Options

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia The New York Times
Friday, October 11, 2019
American and Chinese officials met for the 13th round of trade negotiations on Thursday amid growing expectations of a limited deal that could ease tensions and address some of President Trump’s concerns about China’s economic practices.
In the News

Monetary Policy In The 21st Century: An Allan Meltzer Perspective

mentioning John B. Taylorvia AEI
Thursday, October 10, 2019

The world’s central banks face unprecedented challenges in the 21st century. With balances sheets expanded by more than US$10 trillion and seemingly stuck in a low interest rate quagmire, central banks are increasingly strained in dealing with low inflation and economic uncertainty.

Condoleezza Rice gives the before-dinner remarks titled “US Global Leadership?”
In the News

Condoleezza Rice To Speak At Phoenix Open Tee-off Event

mentioning Condoleezza Ricevia ABC 15
Friday, October 11, 2019

Condoleezza Rice , the former U.S. Secretary of State under President George W. Bush , will be the keynote speaker for the annual Waste Management Phoenix Open tee-off luncheon on Dec. 3.

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Cyberspace Norms And U.S.-China Relations: Addressing The Challenge Of ‘China, Inc.+’

by Robert D. Williamsvia Lawfare
Monday, February 26, 2018

A central feature of U.S.-China cyber diplomacy has been Washington’s effort to persuade Beijing to acknowledge and enforce a norm against state-sponsored commercial cyber theft.

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Is The Maldives India’s Grenada, And Will Narendra Modi Be India’s Reagan?

by Tunku Varadarajanvia The Print
Monday, February 26, 2018

The Maldives offers Modi one of his gravest foreign policy challenges to date. He had made a reputation as a man of iron. Let him not let that iron go to rust.

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Dems' Snub Of Feinstein? Just Another Day In Calif.

by Bill Whalenvia Real Clear Politics
Monday, February 26, 2018
To a casual observer of California politics, the big news this past weekend – Sen. Dianne Feinstein being denied her party’s endorsement at a state Democratic convention in San Diego – came as a shock.
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Angela Merkel Is About To Pay For All Her Blunders

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, February 26, 2018

My German-born friend Peter Thiel — the world’s most successful contrarian — has a favorite interview question. “What important truth,” he asks tech wannabes, “do very few people agree with you on?” The important truth about which very few people agree with me is that Angela Merkel has been a political disaster. 

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Apple’s China Lesson: Think Different, But Not Too Different

quoting Michael R. Auslinvia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, February 26, 2018

Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook will co-chair the Chinese government’s showcase global business forum next month, underscoring his increasingly high profile here as Apple and other companies wrestle with tough new government demands on cybersecurity.

Analysis and Commentary

The Labyrinth Of Oppressions

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Monday, February 26, 2018

When the human experience is simplistically divided into two worlds, then things increasingly do not easily fit. Specifically, what happens when the number of victims begins to outnumber the pool of oppressors? At that point can the oppressed become victims of the oppressed?

Analysis and Commentary

NIH Needs To Raise The Bar For Funding Alternative Medicine Research

by Henry I. Millervia STAT
Monday, February 26, 2018

Suppose you needed to have a CT scan for a sudden, severe headache and partial loss of vision and your doctor asked a nutritionist to read it, rather than a radiologist. Would you trust the diagnosis? Evaluation by a different — and what most would consider a lesser — standard is essentially how a significant amount of research funding is approved by one component of the National Institutes of Health.

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Exclusive: Condoleezza Rice On Why Education Became The Holy Grail On PBS' American Creed

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia Parade Magazine
Monday, February 26, 2018

As February sweeps television comes to an end, PBS airs one final special, American Creed, featuring Condoleezza Rice and historian David M. Kennedy, colleagues at Stanford and friends despite some political differences.

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Government Spending Discourages Work

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, February 26, 2018

The French and Italians pay higher taxes and put in 30% fewer hours per person than Americans. Statistical backup is available here.

Analysis and Commentary

A Great EFG

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Monday, February 26, 2018

On Friday, I went to the NBER EFG (Economic Fluctuations and Growth) meeting at the SF Fed. The papers were great, the discussions were great, the comments were great, even the food was good. (You know you're in California when the conference snack is avocado toast.)

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