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The State Of America’s Disunion

by Michael Spence, David Bradyvia Project Syndicate
Monday, November 23, 2020

The 2020 US presidential election followed a pattern very similar to the contest in 2016, with narrow margins in a few key counties determining the outcome in battleground states. And the record-breaking turnout on both sides was a sign not of a healthy democracy but of an anxious one.

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The Rural Way

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

City-dwellers and suburbanites get a hard lesson in human nature, common sense, and the value of self-reliance.

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Reasons To Be Thankful

featuring Edward Paul Lazear, Russ Roberts, Stephen Haber, Russell A. Berman, Michael R. Auslin, General Jim Mattis, Daniel Heilvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The year 2020 will not be remembered as a year of progress. But we shouldn’t forget that people in the 21st century are wealthier and freer than at any other time in history. As we approach the holiday season, let’s explore the many reasons we should be thankful, even in 2020.

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NSAF PROFILE: LTC James Wiese On 360-Degree Leadership

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

LTC James Wiese, representing the US Army, is a National Security Affairs Fellow for the academic year 2020–21 at the Hoover Institution.

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Announcing The Hoover Student Fellowship Program

via Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

This Fellowship offers Stanford students a competitive opportunity to participate in important work at the Hoover Institution across both key research areas and organizational areas. The Fellowship is a 2-quarter-long paid internship in which students will be paired in topical areas of their preference with Hoover fellows or staff members.

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Analysis and Commentary

Testing, Accountability, NAEP, And Reading

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Monday, November 23, 2020

For those of us who still believe that results-based school accountability is an essential part of the education renewal that America sorely needs, not many things are looking great this week.

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Dr. Scott Atlas Responds To The Stanford Faculty Senate Resolution

by Scott W. Atlasvia The Stanford Review
Monday, November 23, 2020

I was disappointed to learn that the Faculty Senate of Stanford University on November 19, 2020 adopted a resolution criticizing my work for the United States government. We all wish to guide our nation through this pandemic with the best advice and knowledge that we can bring to bear. It is for this reason that I accepted the request of the President of the United States to serve as an advisor since August of this year. I have been honored to serve our country during these difficult months for our nation and the world.

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In Pod We Trust: A California Holiday Like No Other

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

If Thanksgiving in present-day California were a remake of the 1987 film classic Planes, Trains and Automobiles (considered by some to be “the ultimate Thanksgiving movie”) it would have the running time of a three-minute egg as far as travel is concerned.

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Payday Lenders, Gun Salesmen—And Taking Politics Out Of Banking

by Brian P. Brooks, Charles Calomirisvia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, November 20, 2020

[Subscription Required] A new rule aims to make sure all legal businesses can get loans, including unpopular ones.

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De-Caf Joe And The Trump D.T.’s

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Monday, November 23, 2020

Joe Biden was so kind as to send me a note earlier today – ok, it was an email to anyone and everyone who signed up for his campaign and transition updates – announcing his first round of cabinet picks.

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Law Talk With Epstein & Yoo #140: “Stale Emergencies”

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoo, Troy Senikvia Law Talk With Epstein, Senik & Yoo
Monday, November 23, 2020

President Trump contests the election, COVID restrictions go national, and a Justice Alito speech incites controversy.

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Competence And Confidence

by H. R. McMastervia Körber-Stiftung
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

(Page 11) The need for a sensible and sustained foreign policy

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Interviews

Nobel Laureate Michael Spence: Controlling Virus May Cause Economic Dip

interview with Michael Spencevia Bloomberg
Monday, November 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Spence discusses the “lingering” economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and his expectations for President-elect Joe Biden’s handling of foreign and domestic affairs.

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Manliness And More, With Harvey Mansfield

interview with Harvey C. Mansfieldvia National Review
Monday, November 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Harvey Mansfield talks about both conservatism and liberalism.

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Rose Gottemoeller: ‘Its Centre Of Gravity Will Always Be In The Transatlantic Space’

interview with Rose Gottemoellervia Körber-Stiftung
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

(Page 13) Hoover Institution fellow Rose Gottemoeller discusses how NATO can adapt to future challenges.

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In the News

Highly Recommended: What Killed Michael Brown?

featuring Shelby Steele, Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Monday, November 23, 2020

Over the weekend, I finally got around to catching Eli Steele’s new documentary, my procrastination done in by the fact that Victor Davis Hanson and I will be discussing it tomorrow with Eli’s father, Shelby Steele, the film’s writer and narrator, on the next episode of The Victor Davis Hanson Podcast.

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Four Experts Give Their View On What China Can Expect From The Biden Administration

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia China-Britain Business Focus
Monday, November 23, 2020

After four years of tariffs and a war of words, American policy on China is likely to change under President-elect Joe Biden. We asked four experts to give CBBC their view.

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No More Cheque Books In South Africa: Reserve Bank Pulls The Plug

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Technology Times
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The Bank, which is ultimately responsible for the management, administration, operation, regulation and supervision of all payment, clearing and settlement systems in the banking sector, concluded after a consultation process with stakeholders that cheques have no future in modern payment systems.

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Mattis Says He Hopes Joe Biden Takes 'America First' Out Of National Security Strategy

quoting General Jim Mattisvia Fox News
Monday, November 23, 2020

Mattis served as Defense Secretary for President Trump from January 2017 through January 2019.

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Be Skeptical Of Biden’s Sudden Surge

quoting David Brady, Morris P. Fiorina, Douglas Riversvia Bloomberg
Friday, May 3, 2019
Joe Biden is now a week out from formally announcing his presidential candidacy. A lot of pundits seem to think he has at the very least nailed down a clear lead and ensured himself a finalist slot for the Democratic nomination. I’m not so sure.
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The Use And Abuse Of Political Accountability

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Thursday, May 2, 2019

The lethal dangers of leaving unpunished the principle of equality before the law.

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How Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Democratic candidate owes America some answers

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CyberWork And The American Dream: Documentary Screening & Panel

mentioning Elizabeth Cobbsvia Evanston News
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Are robots coming for our jobs? Artificial intelligence is here, and it's already faster, more efficient, and cheaper than human labor.
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Mogadishu Comes To Minneapolis

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Ridley Scott’s 2001 masterpiece, “Black Hawk Down,” has become, like his 2000 “Gladiator,” a classic tale of the triumph and tragedy as well as the courage, heroism, and sacrifice of a small band of brothers showcasing crucial elements of what classicist Victor Davis Hanson, has called, “the Western way of war.”

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Raghuram Rajan Suggests Middle Path For Companies: Identify Four Key Stakeholders

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Financial Express
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Once again, we’re debating the purpose of corporations. On one side, progressives such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren argue that companies — given broad rights in court decisions such as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission — must also accept broad social responsibilities such as paying attractive wages and protecting the environment.

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Reform Capitalism Or Face Revolution, Billionaires Are Told At Milken Conference

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The Los Angeles Times
Thursday, May 2, 2019

The atmosphere of incongruity that pervaded this week’s annual Milken Institute Global Conference was practically palpable.

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Social Security Must Be Saved Now

by Charles Blahousvia Peoria Journal Star
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Social Security’s trustees issued a dire warning last week. In their 2019 annual report, they announced that future costs for the program will be 20 percent higher than projected revenue. As soon as next year, Social Security’s yearly expenses are expected to exceed its income — forcing the program to begin drawing down its trust funds.

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John Yoo: Discussing The Mueller Report: Yoo On CNN's ‘CNN Tonight’

interview with John Yoovia CNN
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses Barr, Mueller, and the handling of the Mueller Report.

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John Yoo Warns Of A Coming 'Constitutional Clash' Between The President And Congress

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the results of the Mueller investigation and the information struggle between Congress, Mueller, and Attorney General Barr.

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