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Black Education Matters

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Most Americans would probably be shocked and angry if they knew all the dirty tricks used to sabotage charter schools that are successfully educating low-income minority children.

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Checks, Balances, And Guardrails

by Michael McConnellvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, October 29, 2020

The Constitution, by standing firm on individual rights, makes it as hard as possible for mass movements to impose their will on the nation.

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Germany’s Shift From Wolf To Lamb

by Josef Joffevia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, October 30, 2020

After trouncing mighty France in eight weeks in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71, Prussia pounded 25 German principalities and statelets into a new German Reich.

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Bearers Of Meaning In The Middle East

by Charles Hillvia The Caravan
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Every contributor to this special issue of The Caravan dedicated to the memory of Fouad Ajami will have wondered “What would Fouad be thinking of now?”

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Policy Insight: Long-Term Debt

featuring John F. Cogan, John H. Cochrane, Michael J. Boskin, Joshua D. Rauh, Richard A. Epstein, Daniel Heilvia Policy Insights | A Guide to Important Policy Questions
Friday, October 30, 2020

Whether they’re overlooking skyrocketing federal debt or unfunded state pension obligations, lawmakers continue to make short-run budget decisions that will disproportionately burden future generations. How big are these problems, and are there any good solutions?

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Analysis and Commentary

Trump Demolished Liberals’ Mideast Fallacies – He Had Help From Iran

by Josef Joffevia The Times of Israel
Thursday, October 29, 2020

After the Israel-UAE deal, an entire peace industry should have collapsed. For half a century, it has been churning out a product trademarked “It’s Palestine, stupid!” no matter how the market had changed since the “Three No’s” of Khartoum were flung at Israel in 1967: no peace, no recognition, no negotiation.

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The Libertarian: The Presidential Election And The Courts

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, October 29, 2020

How likely is it that the 2020 race will be resolved by the judicial branch?

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Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "The Opioid Crisis And A Distorted Legal Response."

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses voting/ballot issues and Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

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Shelby Steele On The Eric Metaxas Show

interview with Shelby Steelevia The Eric Metaxas Show
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Shelby Steele discusses his film What Killed Michael Brown? as well as thoughts on race, Black Lives Matter, and the upcoming election.

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Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article Trump vs. Biden: A Rundown.

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YES Online Conversation With Fareed Zakaria And Niall Ferguson

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Victor Pinchuk Foundation
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses global challenges and what they mean for Ukraine.

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What Winston Churchill’s Relations With Russia Can Teach Us For Today

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A History Working Group seminar with Andrew Roberts.

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John Yoo: Defender In Chief: Donald Trump’s Fight For Presidential Power

interview with John Yoovia New Books Network
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses his new book Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power.

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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: Coping With The Costs Of Declining Enrollments

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia The Education Gadfly Show Podcast
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses, with Karen Hawley Miles and David Griffith, Karen's chapter in Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck and how school districts can cope with budgetary consequences of declining enrollments—a growing problem because of Covid-19. 

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Academic Freedom Questions Arise On Campus Over COVID-19 Strategy Conflicts

mentioning Scott W. Atlasvia Stanford News
Friday, October 30, 2020

As Stanford faculty members disagree – often publicly – about the best way to confront COVID-19, questions about the responsibilities and limitations of academic freedom and the university’s relationship to the Hoover Institution have arisen.

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Post-Election Panel Discussion With David Brady, Morris P. Fiorina, And Douglas Rivers

featuring David Brady, Morris P. Fiorina, Douglas Riversvia Stanford Department of Political Science
Friday, October 30, 2020

Date: Wed, Nov 4 2020, 11:30am - 12:30pm

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Jockeying For Jobs Within A Biden Administration Intensifies

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, October 29, 2020

[Subscription Required] Democratic nominee, long superstitious about elections, has avoided making any personnel plans before he has the election wrapped up.

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Top Of Mind: Buyback Realities With Steven Davis

interview with Steven J. Davisvia Goldman Sachs
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Steven Davis discusses whether corporate buybacks are a good use of corporate cash or whether corporations could spend the money more effectively elsewhere.

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Creating Jobs Is The Biggest Issue In This Election, Says Raghuram Rajan

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Bloomberg
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Creating enough jobs for millions coming into the workforce every year continues to be the biggest challenge for India’s economic growth, former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan told Bloomberg.

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China Should Fear This Killer Combo: The U.S. Marines And F-35s

quoting H. R. McMastervia National Interest
Thursday, April 11, 2019

The U.S. Marine Corps is practicing a new method of speeding firepower across a war zone. And that could have big implications for America's military strategy in the western Pacific. And the F-35 could help.

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Former Ambassador: U.S. Should Stop Trying To Make Friends With Russia

featuring Michael McFaulvia Missoula Current
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Little will ease the strained relations between Russia and the United States as long as Vladimir Putin is president, according to a former U.S. ambassador to Russia.
Analysis and Commentary

The Testing Devil We Know Or...?

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tom Vander Ark is a very smart guy who cares deeply about education, has wide-ranging experience in it (including service as a district superintendent), and knows far more about technology than I do. I like and respect and often agree with him. And perhaps the grand, arguably utopian, scheme he is proposing by which to “end a century of standardized testing” can one day come to pass.

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Haven’t We Learned Our School Spending Lesson?

mentioning Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Petersonvia Patriot Post
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Here’s a perspective check for you: When I first came to Washington, D.C., more than 50 years ago, the big question when it came to schools was “Should the federal government have any role in financing education?”

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Governments Keep Promising To Make Life More ‘Affordable,’ But They’re Doing The Opposite

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Financial Post
Thursday, April 11, 2019

In an interview with Reason magazine in 1980, Thomas Sowell remarked that the way to get rid of poverty was “to hold a meeting of all the leading experts on poverty somewhere in the middle of the Pacific and not let them go home for 10 years.” Having relieved society of their counterproductive suggestions, “when they came back, they would discover there was no more poverty.”

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Michael Petrilli & Chester Finn Jr.: Is Checker Going Soft On “Social And Emotional Learning”?

interview with Michael J. Petrilli, Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Gadfly
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows Michael Petrilli and Chester Finn discuss with David Griffith, his new paper with Rick Hess, how the social and emotional learning movement can avoid going off the rails.

Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: Campus Politics Are More Dangerous Than Bribes

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Parents paying to get their children into elite colleges has shocked the nation. Meanwhile, a more prevalent and more insidious problem—campus politics and intolerance—goes unnoticed.

Analysis and Commentary

Don’t Demonize The Electoral College — Or The Framers — As Racist

by John Yoo, James Phillipsvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, April 11, 2019

To Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, it embodies “a shadow of slavery’s power.” To the New York Times editorial board it represents “a living symbol of America’s original sin.” To filmmaker Michael Moore, it advances a “racist idea.”

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