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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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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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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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Hoover Library & Archives Reading Room Temporary Closure In 2019

Sunday, March 31, 2019 to Monday, February 3, 2020

In anticipation of a significant construction and renovation project that will prepare the Hoover Institution for its next century of activities, the Library & Archives reading rooms will be closed to researchers from December 24, 2018, to the early months of 2020.

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The Public Good Of Protection From Asteroids

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, March 31, 2019

The Tanis site, in short, did not span the first day of the impact: it probably recorded the first hour or so. This fact, if true, renders the site even more fabulous than previously thought. It is almost beyond credibility that a precise geological transcript of the most important sixty minutes of Earth’s history could still exist millions of years later—a sort of high-speed, high-­resolution video of the event recorded in fine layers of stone.

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The Right And The Moral High Ground

by Shelby Steelevia The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, March 31, 2019

As many have noted, Donald Trump’s presidency is an insurgency. Mr. Trump himself is the quintessential insurgent, doing battle with a disingenuous and entrenched establishment. This was his appeal over a field of more conventional Republican candidates in 2016. But last year’s midterm elections were disappointing, and Mr. Trump has gone wanting for political clout in the immigration fight. 

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The Commonality Of The 21st Century: Record Debt, Hyperinflation & Bitcoin

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Bitcoin Exchange Guide
Sunday, March 31, 2019

The grand total of US debt has reached $222 trillion dollar, 300% of the GDP which is rising at the rate f $1 trillion every year. But nobody seems to care with ‘printing’ available as a solution. But with this money creation out of thin air has already turned the currencies into dust with hyperinflation, will Bitcoin emerge as the salvation.

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, March 30, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "A Return To Economic Liberty."

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Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, March 30, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "A Return To Economic Liberty."

Analysis and Commentary

Putin Stands To Be The Biggest Loser Of Ukraine's Elections

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Hill
Saturday, March 30, 2019

On Sunday, Ukrainian voters will cast their ballots for president. Despite non-stop Russian propaganda and fake news, a disaffected electorate, dirty tricks and slander among the candidates and a dueling oligarch-controlled media, Ukraine is poised to pull off a miracle that few will appreciate.

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‘This Is Trump’s Party’: Republicans Eager To Knock Back 2020 Challengers

quoting Bill Whalenvia The Guardian
Saturday, March 30, 2019

Republican National Committee is said to be taking extra steps to discourage “#NeverTrump” movement ahead of primary election.

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Joe Biden’s Stale Postmodernism

quoting Peter Berkowitzvia Powerline
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Earlier today, John wrote about the accusation that Joe Biden touched Lucy Flores inappropriately when he campaigned for her back in 2014. I want to focus on the statement Biden’s team put out in response.
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Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Speaks To Faye D'Souza

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia Times Now News
Saturday, March 30, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan says, "We need significant agricultural reform, in such a way that agriculture becomes a very productive business and becomes a growth engine for the economy."

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