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Myths About Capitalism

by Milton Friedmanvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

One of the great myths of free-market capitalism is that the rich benefit at the expense of the poor.

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The Libertarian: California Burning

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

How Golden State policymakers are compounding the damage from California’s wildfires.

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For Those Who Want A President By Popular Vote, An (Electoral) College Of Hard Knocks

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Much like the kid picked last in gym class, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren now finds herself a late addition Joe Biden’s list of running mates.

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Education Experts Discuss The Future Of Advanced Placement And Students’ Challenges In College Preparation

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

Education experts and secondary school administrators discussed expanding minority access to Advanced Placement learning and finding solutions to the disconnect between secondary schools and colleges in student preparation throughout America’s education system.

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Dr. Arye Carmon At The Commonwealth Club

featuring Arye Carmonvia Commonwealth Club
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

More than seven decades after the founding of Israel, the momentum to establish a Jewish state has led to remarkable achievements: stable structures in government, the military and the economy. At the same time, as the country faces a range of issues in how it deals with coexistence, it also faces significant challenges to its democratic processes. 

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Analysis and Commentary

Warship Visits To Taiwan Will Show China That The U.S. Holds The Winning Hand

by CAPT Chris Sharmanvia The Washington Times
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Navy cruiser or destroyer symbolizes America's ideals and hard power.

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Two Lessons From The Pensacola Murders

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

There are two lessons from the recent murders on the Pensacola base that are staring us in the face, one on gun control and one on an interventionist foreign policy.

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson: Historian On Impeachment: 'Trump's In The Driver's Seat'

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox Business
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses impeachment amidst the successes of Trump's presidency.

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Jimmy Hoffa And The Surveillance State (Robert Wright & Jack Goldsmith)

interview with Jack Goldsmithvia The Wright Show
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith discusses: the illegal surveillance of his stepfather Chuckie by the feds; J. Edgar Hoover and the origins of FBI surveillance; Robert F. Kennedy's war on Jimmy Hoffa; why prosecutorial discretion is one of the government's most dangerous powers; Goldsmith's challenge to Bush's post-9/11 surveillance program; and much more.

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Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "Is Martin Scorsese Directing Joe Biden’s Campaign?."

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Elizabeth Economy: China's Power: Up For Debate

interview with Elizabeth Economyvia Center for Strategic & International Studies
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Economy discusses the challenges and opportunities presented by China’s rise in power as well as the core issues underpinning the nature of Chinese power.

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Elizabeth Economy: Podcast: Ian Shepherdson On The U.S.-China Trade War And China's Mounting Economic Challenges

interview with Elizabeth Economyvia Council on Foreign Relations
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Economy discusses China’s mounting economic challenges, progress on economic reform efforts, and the likely long-term economic and geopolitical effects of the US-China trade war.

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Lanhee Chen And John Yoo: Week In Politics: Articles Of Impeachment, Tariff Delays, Debates And More

interview with Lanhee J. Chen, John Yoovia KPCC 89.3 (Southern California)
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows Lanhee Chen and John Yoo discuss the impeachment of President Trump.

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Library & Archives Acquires Papers Of General Wojciech Jaruzelski

Monday, December 9, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives have obtained the papers of Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923–2014), first secretary of the Polish United Workers Party (1981–89), prime minister of Poland (1981–85) and head of state (1985–90).

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What Would A Wealth Tax Mean For Silicon Valley? Depends On Whom You Ask

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia Stanford Daily
Monday, December 9, 2019

A band of Democratic presidential hopefuls is pitching a tax on wealth as a way to reduce economic inequality while funding ambitious public projects. Adopting one could bring big changes to Silicon Valley, a global hotspot of wealth thanks to the tech industry.

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Repo Firepower Reduced By Falling Cash Levels At Big U.S. Banks

quoting Darrell Duffievia Yahoo Finance
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Even as hedge funds and smaller broker-dealers lean more heavily on the biggest U.S. banks for borrowing in repo markets, the lenders’ cash holdings have been declining, reducing their ability to jump in and relieve pressure when rates spike.

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Buddhist Church Of San Francisco Entrusts Library & Archives With Collection

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Buddhist Church of San Francisco (BCSF), established in 1898, is the oldest Japanese American Buddhist church (temple) in the United States. The church and its key members played a leadership role in shaping the pre-WWII Japanese American community.

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Pelosi’s Narrow Impeachment Strategy Could Help California Dems In Swing Seats

quoting Terry M. Moevia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

House Democrats’ less-is-more approach to impeaching President Trump could be an election-year boon for lawmakers in purple districts who helped the party grab control of the chamber last year.

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Obamacare’s Role In Expanding Health Coverage Stumps Democrats

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia Bloomberg Law
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Universal health coverage remains a Democratic priority, but the party is still debating how it achieves that and what role Obamacare should play in the transition.

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This Land Is Whose Land?

quoting Thomas Sowellvia American Thinker
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Of all the naïve nonsense that emits from the mouths of young people today, perhaps the most annoying is the constant and ignorant presumption that, somehow, the land within America’s borders doesn’t truly belong to the people who reside here, because the majority are the descendants of people who have migrated from European countries in centuries past. Ostensibly, this land was “stolen” by European settlers hundreds of years ago from the people who happened to live here before.

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Agree With Raghuram Rajan, Economy Suffering Because All Powers Centralised In PMO: Shiv Sena

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia India Today
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

In his essay for the India Today Magazine, Raghuram Rajan had said India is currently in the midst of a "growth recession" with signs of extreme centralisation of power in the PMO.

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Furey: China’s Notorious Document 9 Is A Must-Read For Canadians

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia Toronto Sun
Monday, December 9, 2019

It’s been a full year since China arbitrarily imprisoned Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor in retaliation for the arrest of Meng Wanzhou. Since then Canadians have watched a series of events unfold, ranging from the pork ban to outlandish remarks from Chinese diplomats. Meanwhile, we’ve learned more about the one million Uyghur Muslims held against their will in camps in China’s western province.

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American Education’s Great Stagnation

quoting Michael J. Petrillivia The Washington Free Beacon
Monday, December 9, 2019

Despite higher spending, achievement has flatlined.

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General James Mattis Joins The Washington Post Live’s Securing Tomorrow For A Conversation With David Ignatius

mentioning General Jim Mattisvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

On Friday, December 13 The Washington Post Live will welcome General James Mattis (Ret.) for Securing Tomorrow with Washington Post columnist David Ignatius closely following the recent Washington Post report detailing never-before-seen confidential documents about the war in Afghanistan.

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America Has A Lot To Learn From South Africa

by Jim Hoaglandvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at 81 brings a timely if grim reminder of the human costs of white- nationalist rule and intolerance inflicted on South Africa in the 20th century — a reminder that may be particularly useful for Americans right now.

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Seven Theses On The Marshall Plan

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The American Interest
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

70 years after its implementation, the Marshall Plan continues to be held up as the gold standard of American foreign policy and mined for contemporary relevance. Why did it succeed?

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Russia Analytical Report, March 26-April 2, 2018

quoting Robert Servicevia Russia Matters
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Downing Street decided to condemn Putin without even bothering to put forward corroborating evidence in the Skripal poisoning, writes Robert Service.

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Structure Matters: How Network Form Affects Outcomes

quoting Niall Fergusonvia EdWeek
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

In this post I will build on the ideas presented in two previous posts, Connection is Fundamentaland Why Linking Matters. Let's explore one way to leverage network effects and create abundant value for network participants: by becoming more aware of and tinkering with the structures of a network, or the patterns of connections and flows

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Situs Newswatch: John B. Taylor Discusses Washington’s Impact On The Economy

featuring John B. Taylorvia Situs Newswatch
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Situs executives heard from a world-renowned economist and former Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs, John B. Taylor, earlier this month at the Pension Real Estate Association’s (PREA) Spring Conference.Known for his “Taylor Rule,” which advises central banks on how they should respond when inflation and economic output deviate from ideal levels, he offered a broad perspective of where the economy is heading.

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The New Last Refuge Of Scoundrels

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

If you’re PC, it’s apparently okay to use homophobic slurs and sexually assault your employees.

Analysis and Commentary

Robert P. Murphy On Economists And Statistical Tests

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

In a recent episode of EconTalk, Russ Roberts interviewed Stanford University's John Ioannidis to discuss his 2017 publication "The Power of Bias in Economics Research." Ioannidis and his co-authors found that the vast majority of estimates of economic parameters were from studies that were "underpowered," and this, in turn, meant that the published estimates of the magnitude of the effects were often biased upward.

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Walter Williams: Sowell’s Book Exposes Flawed ‘Social Justice’ Narrative

featuring Thomas Sowellvia Greensboro.com
Monday, April 2, 2018

I don't mind saying that this column represents a grossly understated review of “Discrimination and Disparities,” just published by my longtime friend and colleague Thomas Sowell. In fewer than 200 pages, Sowell lays waste to myth after myth not only in the United States but around the globe.

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Mueller’s Investigation Could Impact Midterm Elections: Victor Davis Hanson

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox Business
Monday, April 2, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and how his investigation can affect the midterm elections.

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Questions From Arizona Justices Suggest Skepticism Over DACA Tuition Breaks

quoting Clint Bolickvia Arizona Daily Star
Monday, April 2, 2018

A claim that “dreamers” are entitled to the same lower tuition as other Arizona residents drew a skeptical response Monday by several justices of the state Supreme Court.

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