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Teacher Strikes Are Not Going To Help California’s Students

by Eric Hanushekvia Eureka
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

When teachers in Los Angeles and Oakland went on strike earlier this year, they got a considerable amount of public support. This support is not too surprising, because there is widespread belief that teachers are underpaid. Now that the strikes have been settled, how should we view these actions?

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A Carbon Tax Is Not A Slam Dunk

by David R. Henderson mentioning John H. Cochrane, George P. Shultzvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

On Pigou, Pinatubo, cow farts and geo-engineering

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Iranian Women Are Suffering From Soccer Gender Apartheid

with Abbas Milanivia The Hill
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Enlightened citizens, NGOs, international institutions and concerned governments have often sought ways to help the democratic aspirations of the Iranian people without interfering in the country’s domestic affairs.

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Milton Friedman On CEOs

featuring Milton Friedmanvia The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The late, great economist anticipated the Business Roundtable.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

More Money, But More Or Fewer Problems? The State Of The Golden State’s Public Schools

by Bill Whalenvia Eureka
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

By this month’s end, an annual California migration will have occurred—a mass movement that, in sheer numbers, puts the swallows of San Juan Capistrano to shame.

Analysis and Commentary

When 'White' Became An Ideology - And Not A Human Reality

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

How "anti-racists" exploit “whiteness” to feather their own political nest.

 
 
Interviews
Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Israeli Lessons For Mass Shootings."

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Israeli Lessons For Mass Shootings."

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Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his California On Your Mind article "California’s “Motor Voter” System: Unsafe At Any Speed."

Interviews

Uncertainty Is A Drag On The Economy, Hoover’s Lanhee Chen Says

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the slowdown in the economy and what can be done?

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Bill Evers On The Andy Caldwell Show

interview with Williamson M. Eversvia The Andy Caldwell Show
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Evers discusses his Wall Street Journal article "California Wants to Teach Your Kids That Capitalism Is Racist."

In the News
In the News

What Should Free Speech Mean In College?

featuring Michael McConnellvia Stanford Magazine
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Universities must cultivate a climate in which students feel comfortable taking intellectual risks. Four faculty members weigh in on why setting that culture is hard.

In the News

A Triumph Of The Human Spirit

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Roanoke Star.com
Monday, August 19, 2019

Today’s column is about a world famous person who you may have never heard of; her name is Ayaan Hirsi Ali who was born on November 13th, 1969 in Mogadishu, Somalia. Upon reading her story, her name may be engraved in your memory.

In the News

Courage Is The Cure For Political Correctness

quoting Michael McConnellvia National Review
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Resist the temptation to censor yourself and speak up for your views. No one said the fight against intolerance would be easy.

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CRB: The Chosen And The Woke

quoting Peter Berkowitzvia Powerline
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

We continue our preview of the new (Summer) issue of the Claremont Review of Books hot off the press. It went into the mail on Monday and is accessible online to subscribers now. Buy an annual subscription including immediate online access here for the modest price of $19.95. If you love trustworthy essays on, and reviews of books about, politics, history, literature and culture, the CRB may be for you.

In the News

Tuesday Short Cuts

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Patriot Post
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Notables quotables from Tim Scott, Ilhan Omar, Deb Haaland, Stacey Abrams, and more.

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Ed Next Poll: Support For Choice Increases, But Confusion Over Charters Remains

quoting Paul E. Petersonvia Education Dive
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

This year's results also show gaps between adults and their high school-age children when grading local schools.

In the News

Digital Authoritarianism Is Rising In The Middle East

quoting Larry Diamondvia Foreign Policy In Focus
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Emboldened by Donald Trump, U.S. allies are leading the charge toward greater authoritarianism in the region.

In the News

Is A Recession Coming To The World? What Do The Gloomy Predictions Mean For India?

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Times Now News
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The fear of a global recession seems to have reemerged after a decade with India’s economic growth rate falling for the third straight quarter.

In the News

Media Push ‘White Supremacy’ Calumny

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Providence Journal
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The bodies in El Paso and Dayton were still warm when pundits and politicians stepped over them in a rush to advance their current narrative: that Donald Trump has enabled the emergence of “white supremacy” according to which whites are uniquely hateful, responding to patriotic or nationalistic rhetoric by violently attacking nonwhites.

In the News

Mandatory Gun Insurance? San Jose Mayor Says It's Part Of The Solution

quoting Russell Robertsvia WBUR
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Less than a month after a mass shooting in California, San Jose is considering a proposal that would make it the first city in the U.S. to require gun owners to carry liability insurance.

In the News

Why Cities Lose: The Deep Roots Of The Urban-Rural Political Divide

mentioning Jonathan Roddenvia The Rotary Club of Palo Alto
Monday, September 16, 2019

Why Cities Lose: The Deep Roots of the Urban-Rural Political Divide

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Why Party Identity Causes Voters To Stand Behind Their Politicians – No Matter What

quoting Shanto Iyengarvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Political party affiliation is more than a label that people carry with them into the voting booth on Election Day. People see political parties as part of others’ personal identities and as affecting how they live their lives.

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The National Debt Is A Domestic Security Threat

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Trumpet Magazine
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The United States government will soon be spending more on interest payments than on national defense.

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2018-2019 National Fellows Application Is Open

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Hoover Institution National Fellows Program allows outstanding scholars from colleges, universities and institutions around the world to be freed from academic and professional responsibilities to devote one year to unrestricted, creative research and publication. National Fellows Program fellowships provide scholars the opportunity to complete an original significant research project with the expectation of generating a publishable manuscript while in residence at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, Stanford, California. 

Analysis and Commentary

Iran Thrives In The Levant On Weakened States Threatened By Sunni Radicalism

by Fabrice Balanche via The Caravan
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The announced defeat of the Syrian rebellion and the Islamic State is favoring the extension of Iranian influence in the Levant. The Iranian corridor between Beirut and Tehran via Baghdad and Damascus is now a reality. Territorial continuity was achieved symbolically at the end of May 2017, when Iranian-funded Shia militias joined on both sides of the Syrian-Iraqi border north of al-Tanf. In Iraq, Iranian allies Syria and Lebanon dominate; people support them out of fear, default, or sympathy. If the West wants to fight against the Islamic Republic's influence in the Levant, it must understand the root causes pushing more and more Lebanese Christians, Iraqi Shiites, and Syrian Sunni Arabs into the Iranian camp.

Analysis and Commentary

Repackaging Trump’s Iran Strategy

by Sanam Vakilvia The Caravan
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Trump administration has articulated a much-needed strategy designed to pressure and contain the Islamic Republic of Iran’s malign regional influence, which spreads throughout Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and Yemen. While reducing Iran’s imprint and leverage throughout the Middle East is indeed imperative for regional stability, the Trump administration’s methods and means will not prove successful because its strategy is zero sum against Tehran and a perpetuation of the traditional American approach to dealing with the Islamic Republic.

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Timothy Kane: Chain Immigration Is A Threat To All Immigration & What Is To Be Done?

interview with Timothy Kanevia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Tim Kane discusses issues surrounding chain migration/immigration.

In the News

Christmas Gift Ideas For A Variety Of Interests

mentioning Thomas Sowellvia Independent Tribune
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

With two weeks remaining in the Christmas shopping season, here are a few books for gift-giving consideration. Most of the suggestions are older releases, yet all address subjects that are timeless, and most are available online via Amazon.

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Analysis and Commentary

Stop Paying Diplomatic Danegeld To Palestinian Arabs

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

President Trump last Wednesday announced that the United States formally recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and that work will start on physically moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. The uproar over this announcement epitomizes the futility and duplicity that for seven decades has fed the lies lying at the heart of the conflict between Israel and Arabs. 

Analysis and Commentary

The Case For European Conservatism Above Grand Designs

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Financial Times
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

We should work at preserving what we have, rather than dreaming up new projects

Analysis and Commentary

The Limits Of The Indirect Approach

by Tony Badranvia The Caravan
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

In October 2017, the Trump administration rolled out its long-anticipated policy to counter Iranian expansionism in the region. The policy pays significant attention to Hezbollah, Iran’s principal instrument of regional power projection. After eight years of American courtship of Iran, which drastically elevated its regional position, pushing back against Tehran and its proxies was always going to be a formidable challenge.

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