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Inflation Explainer

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Sunday, November 28, 2021

Bari Weiss asked me to write a short post for her substack offering some inflation explanations on the occasion of post-Thanksgiving shopping. 

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It’s Time To Up Our Democracy Promotion Game

by Michael McFaulvia American Purpose
Friday, November 12, 2021

It’s not enough to support activists. We need to create a competition in ideas if we want to end the worldwide recession in democracy.

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A Tale Of Two Cities: Kenosha Vs. Waukesha

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, November 28, 2021

The media's blatant lies amount to racial arson.

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Australia: Promoting Peace And Prosperity Across The Indo-Pacific And Beyond

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Ambassador Joe Hockey discuss economic recovery from the pandemic, trade, the interconnected challenges of energy security and climate change, and the need to compete in the face of a coercive Chinese Communist Party.

H.R. McMaster in conversation with Ambassador Joe Hockey on Wednesday, December 1 at 9:00am PT.

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The Last King Of America: The Misunderstood Reign Of George III

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Hauck Auditorium | Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution hosts The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PT, in Hauck Auditorium, at the Hoover Institution.

Please join the Hoover Institution's Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict for a talk with Andrew Roberts, author of The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III. The discussion is hosted by Hoover Senior Fellow, Victor Davis Hanson.

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Lessons From Digital India

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Thursday, November 25, 2021

Over the past five years, India’s mobile-internet and digital-services ecosystem has grown rapidly, owing to the pioneering efforts of large private-sector players. Although this industry-led growth is somewhat unusual, it offers a model that could benefit other developing countries.

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The New Franco-Italian Alliance In Europe

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Project Syndicate
Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Behind a new bilateral cooperation agreement between France and Italy is a burgeoning political alliance that could reshape the European Union and its global role. With German Chancellor Angela Merkel departing, all eyes are now on Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and French President Emmanuel Macron.

Analysis and Commentary

Thanksgiving Day: Another Front In The Leftist War On America

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Thursday, November 25, 2021

Guess who wants to “reconsider” and “reevaluate” America's day to give gratitude?

Analysis and Commentary

Paedophilia Is Not Progressive

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia UnHerd
Thursday, November 25, 2021

Social justice campaigns have given up on morality

Analysis and Commentary

Nina Kraus On Hearing, Noise, And Of Sound Mind

interview with Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, November 29, 2021

We undervalue our sense of hearing and we under-appreciate the impact sweet sounds and disturbing noises have on our well-being. Neuroscientist Nina Kraus of Northwestern University talks about her book, Of Sound Mind. Kraus argues that our listening affects our minds and brains in ways we ignore at our peril.

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The Education Exchange: Press Is Giving Critical Race Theory A Free Pass, A New Study Finds

interview with Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, November 29, 2021

The director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, Rick Hess, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss the critical race theory debate, and how the media has covered the subject.

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Dr. Scott Atlas: Government Bureaucrats Were Threatened By Other Input

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Monday, November 29, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses COVID policies as well as a new COVID variant.

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Lessons For The 2020s – With Historian Niall Ferguson

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Call Me Back
Friday, November 26, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses applied history’s lessons of the 1920s and the 1970s…for the 2020s.

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Sunday, November 28, 2021

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Climate Disclosures And Their Stealth Mission." Part 2 of the interview is available here.

 

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist With Victor Davis Hanson Show: Enlightened, Humane, Tolerant--Who Cares?

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Monday, November 29, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson talks about the new racism on the Left, the penury of academic research, and Republicans who voted for the infrastructure bill.

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Kiron Skinner: U.S. Lawmakers Visit Taiwan Amid Growing Tensions With China

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia Fox News
Sunday, November 28, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner weighs in on the key foreign policy challenges facing the Biden administration.

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Kiron Skinner: The Trump Doctrine Still Matters - National Conservatism Conference II

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia National Conservatism
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner talks about why the Trump doctrine still matters.

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A President Betrayed By Bureaucrats: Scott Atlas’s Masterpiece On The Covid Disaster

featuring Scott W. Atlasvia Brownstone Institute
Saturday, November 27, 2021

I’m a voracious reader of Covid books but nothing could have prepared me for Scott Atlas’s A Plague Upon Our House, a full and mind-blowing account of the famed scientist’s personal experience with the Covid era and a luridly detailed account of his time at the White House. The book is hot fire, from page one to the last, and will permanently affect your view of not only this pandemic and the policy response but also the workings of public health in general. 

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Black Feminist Ayaan Hirsi Ali Raises The Alarm Over Importing Muslim Migrants To The West

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Federalist
Monday, November 29, 2021

Due to Muslim migration and the failures of assimilation, European women are facing threats of rape like never before, Ayaan Hirsi Ali explains in 'Prey.'

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Republicans Target Biden, Democrats Over Inflation. What Would They Do About It?

quoting John H. Cochranevia NBC News
Sunday, November 28, 2021

Republicans have seized on inflation as a centerpiece of their campaign to take back Congress next fall, laying blame for rising prices on President Joe Biden and his congressional allies as voters express increased concern.

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The Risks Of Prolonged Higher Inflation

quoting Darrell Duffie, Robert E. Hallvia The London School of Economics and Political Science
Friday, November 26, 2021

With consumer prices rising at the fastest pace for three decades, what are the risks of prolonged higher inflation as a result of the current stance of fiscal and monetary policy, and what is the likely impact of an easing of supply bottlenecks?

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by John H. Cochrane Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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featuring Milton Friedman Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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by John H. Cochrane Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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interview with Michael J. Boskin Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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featuring Joseph Felter, Amy Zegart Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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cited Stephen Haber Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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mentioning Ayaan Hirsi Ali Sunday, October 31, 2021
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Rubik's Cube of national flags

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

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with H. R. McMaster Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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interview with Casey B. Mulligan Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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by Lee Ohanian Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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by Victor Davis Hanson Monday, October 4, 2021
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interview with Elisabeth Kendall, Cole Bunzel Monday, October 4, 2021
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interview with Adrian Wooldridge, Michael R. Auslin Monday, October 4, 2021
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interview with John H. Cochrane Thursday, September 30, 2021
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interview with Scott W. Atlas Monday, October 4, 2021
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Monday, October 4, 2021
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with Victor Davis Hanson Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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cited Niall Ferguson Monday, October 4, 2021
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mentioning Steven J. Davis Monday, October 4, 2021
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mentioning Steven J. Davis Monday, October 4, 2021
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cartoon of a California license plate "Good Life" washed up on a beach

Monday, October 04, 2021

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by Barry Friedman Monday, October 4, 2021
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by Victor Davis Hanson Sunday, October 3, 2021
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by Jakub Grygiel Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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by Benjamin Ginsberg Friday, October 1, 2021
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interview with Russ Roberts Monday, October 4, 2021
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interview with Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Peterson Monday, October 4, 2021
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Friday, October 1, 2021
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interview with Peter Berkowitz Friday, October 1, 2021
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interview with Glenn Loury Friday, October 1, 2021
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interview with Peter Berkowitz Sunday, October 3, 2021
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featuring Joshua D. Rauh Friday, October 1, 2021
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featuring Ayaan Hirsi Ali Sunday, October 3, 2021
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quoting Thomas Sowell Saturday, October 2, 2021
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quoting Niall Ferguson Sunday, October 3, 2021
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quoting Michael McConnell Saturday, October 2, 2021
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quoting Michael McFaul Sunday, October 3, 2021
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quoting Bjorn Lomborg Sunday, October 3, 2021
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cartoon of the Hoover Tower as a beacon of light in the darkness

Friday, October 01, 2021

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interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalen Thursday, September 30, 2021
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by Michael Spence Thursday, September 30, 2021
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interview with Richard A. Epstein Friday, October 1, 2021
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interview with Bill Hagerty, Michael R. Auslin Thursday, September 30, 2021
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by Barry Strauss Friday, October 1, 2021
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interview with Victor Davis Hanson Thursday, September 30, 2021
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interview with Michael J. Petrilli Thursday, September 30, 2021
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featuring Raghuram Rajan Thursday, September 30, 2021
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featuring Glenn Loury Thursday, September 30, 2021
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quoting Niall Ferguson Thursday, September 30, 2021
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cited Steven J. Davis Thursday, September 30, 2021
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Matters Of Policy & Politics: Inflation, The Fed And “Zero Dollars”

interview with Michael J. Boskin, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Build Back Better’s fiscal impact, inflationary concerns, plus the significance of President Biden’s choice for chairman of the Federal Reserve.

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Buying Data And The Fourth Amendment

by Orin S. Kerrvia Aegis Paper Series
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Can governments purchase user records as an end run around the warrant requirement imposed by Carpenter v. United States? Fourth Amendment law suggests they can. Companies have common authority over their business records, which allows them to consent to a government search of their databases even when their users oppose it. A voluntary sale manifests consent, permitting the government to buy access to Carpenter-protected records without warrant or cause.

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The Victor Davis Hanson Show - The Traditionalist: Scandolous

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Victor Davis Hanson Show
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses Adam Schiff’s Russian hoax, John Durham’s investigation, the Rittenhouse trial, and the economy under Biden’s economic policy.

Analysis and Commentary

Culture Wars And The Degradation Of Language

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

From Thucydides to George Orwell, the degradation of language during war and political conflict has been recognized. As Thucydides wrote of the brutal and violent civil war in Corcyra, “Words had to change their ordinary meaning and to take that which was now given them.” Like truth, the integrity of language is also a first casualties in culture wars.

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A Conversation With British Historian Andrew Roberts

interview with Andrew Robertsvia Heritage Events
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Andrew Roberts discusses his latest book, George III: The Last King of America, and his 2018 book, Churchill: Walking with Destiny. He will also assess the present state of the US/UK Special Relationship, the outlook for American leadership on the world stage, the future of the British Monarchy, and the prospects for Great Britain in the Brexit era.

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Glenn Loury: A Shared American Inheritance

interview with Glenn Louryvia City Journal's 10 Blocks
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Glenn Loury makes the case for black patriotism.

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Tyler Goodspeed: Will Disappointing CBO Score Derail Build Back Better?

interview with Tyler Goodspeedvia Fox Business
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Tyler Goodspeed discusses the economy as well as Biden's spending bill.

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Facts Trump Dems’ Claims On Donald’s Economy

by Kevin Hassettvia New York Post
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

When President Donald Trump took office in 2017, economists around the world had accepted the fact that the US economy had entered the “new normal” where economic growth would be low, and wage growth nonexistent. Trump’s team argued that deregulation, trade policy and tax cuts could bring us back to the old normal or, more memorably, make America great again.

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'We're In An Era Of Authoritarian Encroachment': Larry Diamond On Democracy's Fate

interview with Larry Diamondvia Democracy for the Arab World Now
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Larry Diamond lays out the lessons learned from America's "democracy experiments" in Afghanistan and Iraq, and what those failures mean "in a world in which American power, and more broadly the power and resolve of Europe and America, is waning and doesn't seem to be effective." In the Middle East and North Africa, he adds, "this is the grimmest time for freedom and democracy since the dawn of the Arab Spring."

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Kiron Skinner: The Trump Doctrine Still Matters - National Conservatism Conference II

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia National Conservatism
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner talks about why the Trump doctrine still matters.

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