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An Order Aligned With Chinese Values

by Elizabeth Economyvia Lowy Institute
Friday, September 25, 2020
There is no mystery around Chinese president Xi Jinping’s global ambitions. His oft cited “community of shared destiny”, “great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation”, and aspiration to “lead in the reform of the global governance system”, all speak in one form or another to his desire to transform the rules-based order in ways that will align it more closely with Chinese values, norms, and policy preferences.
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Former South Korean Ambassador To The United States Spotlights Challenges To Stability In Indo-Pacific Region

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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South Korea’s former ambassador to the United States, Ahn Ho-Young, outlined the security threats for his country posed by North Korea, as well as the challenge of attaining a peaceful and stable Indo-Pacific region amid old national rivalries and the proliferation of nuclear weapons.

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Navalny Poisoning Just A Bump In The Road For Nord Stream 2

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Friday, September 25, 2020

Trying to figure whither Nord Stream 2 (hereafter NS2) – the undersea gas pipeline from Russia to Germany – is akin to solving five complicated jigsaw puzzles at once.

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Two Acquisitions Tell The Tale Of Nationalist China’s Obliterated Histories

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The discovery of new archival materials can sometimes bring new historical findings and interpretations. Two recent acquisitions at the Hoover Archives related to modern Chinese history demonstrate such a feature.

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Disarming The Atom: The Race To Stop Nuclear Proliferation

via Hoover Institution Library & Archives
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The world first witnessed the enormous destructive power of nuclear weapons in August 1945, when the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. In the following decades, the Cold War spurred an arms race between the Soviet Union and the United States that created enormous nuclear arsenals.

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Analysis and Commentary

Is It Time For A “490 B.C. Project”?

by Morgan E. Hunter, Williamson M. Evers, Victor Davis Hansonvia Independent Institute
Friday, September 25, 2020

When Americans knew classical history, they could reach beyond partisan differences by drawing on the shared roots of our civilization.

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Trump Scapegoats China, But Banks And Businesses Operating There Are The Real Thieves

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Friday, September 25, 2020
China was America’s whipping boy again this week. President Donald Trump used his United Nations General Assembly speech to accuse and to threaten Beijing for its role in covering up the early stages of the pandemic. He said that the U.N. “must hold China accountable for their actions.”
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A Partial Defense Of Milton Friedman's 1970 NYT Essay

by David R. Hendersonvia Econlib
Thursday, September 24, 2020
To understand my story, you first need to understand Friedman’s basic point. Here it is in a nutshell: Managers are employees of corporations. In the decisions they make with corporate resources, they should be responsible to the corporation.
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Dr. Scott Atlas Schools Media On Coronavirus Data

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Friday, September 25, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses and explains the scientific facts of COVID-19.
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H. R. McMaster On New Book, Biggest Threats

interview with H. R. McMastervia CBS
Friday, September 25, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H.R. McMaster discusses the upcoming presidential election as well as his new book, Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World.

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Shelby Steele: Sound On: Economic Stimulus, SCOTUS Nominee, 2020 (38:31)

interview with Shelby Steelevia Bloomberg
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Shelby Steele discusses the potential Supreme Court nominee as well as the racial and political divisions in the US.

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Victor Davis Hanson: Our Experts And Our Elite Miss Out On Common Sense

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses hisNational Review article "Civilization Requires Collective Common Sense."

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John Yoo: The Cyberlaw Podcast: Dumpster Fire In Cyberspace

interview with John Yoovia Lawfare
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the TikTok and WeChat cases.
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Dr. Scott Atlas: ‘Distressed’ Dr. Birx Story Is A ‘Media Distraction’

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia MSN
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas discusses the rapid development of vaccines without cutting corners.

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H.R. McMaster On Trump, Trust And The Russian Threat

interview with H. R. McMastervia PBS
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H.R. McMaster discusses his new book, Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World.

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Raghuram Rajan: Need To Make Bank Boards More Responsible For Their Performance

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia CNBC
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is set to burden the already burdened Indian banking system with more non-performing assets and what can be done.

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Lanhee Chen: Biden Is Most Progressive Major Presidential Candidate Since George McGovern

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses his CNNarticle "Biden may seem like centrist, but his platform is progressive."

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John Yoo: Conservatives Slam Media For 'Attacks' On Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Faith

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the attacks on the potential Supreme Court nominees based on their religious faith.
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Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: How The Pandemic Could Lead To Smarter School Spending

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses Rick Hess’s and Brandon Wright's newly edited volume, Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck.

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H.R. McMaster: Trump's 'Unwise' Policy Choices 'Will Result In Greater Danger To Americans'

interview with H. R. McMastervia MSNBC
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow H.R. McMaster discusses his new book, Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World.

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John Yoo: Now That Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Passed, Who Should Get The Coveted Seat?

interview with John Yoovia KTSA
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Now That Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Passed, Who Should Get The Coveted Seat?

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Gen. H.R. McMaster Upends Anti-Trump Insider Narrative

featuring H. R. McMastervia The Washington Times
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Anti-Trump forces expecting another insider’s tale on how awful the president is will be disappointed by retired Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster.

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Philip Cross: The Sensible Approach To Climate Change

featuring Bjorn Lomborgvia Financial Post
Thursday, September 24, 2020
With so much talk about green energy in the run-up to this week’s speech from the throne, it is timely to summarize Bjorn Lomborg’s sensible perspective on climate change policies, as detailed in his latest book, “False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts The Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet.”
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New Hoover Institution Stories Feature The Battalion Artist

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In remembrance of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives is pleased to present a new series of HI Stories in the online exhibition, The Battalion Artist: A Sailor’s Journey Through the South Pacific.

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President Trump Says New FDA Standards On COVID Vaccine Are Politically Motivated

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia OANN
Thursday, September 24, 2020

President Trump has said the health of the American people is his primary concern when considering new FDA guidelines on a vaccine. On Wednesday, the President announced the White House may not approve tougher guidelines on the emergency use authorization of a coronavirus vaccine.

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Trump's Former National Security Adviser Says President's Refusal To Commit To Peaceful Transfer Of Power Is Disappointing

quoting H. R. McMastervia CNN Politics
Thursday, September 24, 2020

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster lamented Thursday the President's refusal to commit to providing a peaceful post-election transition of power on Thursday and dismissed the notion of potential military involvement.

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Bakersfield College Introduces Virtual Distinguished Speaker Series

mentioning Victor Davis Hansonvia 23ABC News
Thursday, September 24, 2020

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The third distinguished speaker in a series of six takes place on September 29 at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Libertarian Presidential Candidate Jo Jorgensen Releases "Liberty-Minded" SCOTUS Short List

mentioning Clint Bolick, Edward Epsteinvia Reason
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Judge Willett, Eugene Volokh, Randy Barnett, and others make the cut.

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The TikTok Dumpster Fire

mentioning John Yoovia Reason
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

It's episode 329 of the Cyberlaw Podcast.

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Henderson On AOC And Allowing Billionaires

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

In a recent interview, author Ta-Nehisi Coates asked newly elected Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez whether we “live in a moral world that allows for billionaires.”

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The Right Way To Capture College “Opportunity”

by Caroline M. Hoxby, Sarah Turnervia Education Next
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Higher education may be one of the most important channels through which people can attain improved life outcomes based on their merit rather than family background. If qualified students from lower-income families are underrepresented in higher education, there is potentially a failure not just in equity but in economic efficiency as well.

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Reasonable Disagreements: The Rule Of Law And Other People’s Money

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

An unconstitutional wealth grab?

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Evidence-Based Products Won't Sell Themselves

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

In my last post, I described a demand-side approach to bringing evidence-based practices into schools by developing programs and processes that help educators ask the right questions and find new solutions that work for them. Now I’d like to tackle the supply side: the creation and marketing of tools, especially curriculum, that can help drive evidence-based change in the classroom.

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Gov. Chris Christie: President Trump And Power Politics

by Bill Whalenvia Commonwealth Club
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen talks with former New Jersey governor Chris Christie about his new book, Let Me Finish, as well as his time running a Democratic state, his 15-year relationship with Trump, what he saw during the 2016 campaign.

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Lanhee Chen: Trump Could Benefit From Co-Opting Democrat Policies

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses key takeaways from the State of the Union as well as the Democratic response.

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Intellectual Corruption Worse Than Political Corruption

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Cape Cod Times
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

We’re apt to think of corruption as businessmen bribing politicians to secure overpriced contracts. A classic scene from the movie “Shawshank Redemption” shows a private contractor fearful that a crooked prison warden will underbid his highway-building proposal by the warden exploiting his prisoners’ labor. To forestall the underbid, the contractor offers the warden a free pie, along with an envelope of $100 bills. The smarmy warden accepts the moneyed pie, and tells the contractor not to worry.

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Raghuram Rajan: How Markets And The State Leave The Community Behind

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Brookings Institution
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

As markets are embedded in a web of human relations, values and norms, they are impacted by human events. Indeed, throughout history, technological advancements have displaced the market from its traditional webs, precipitating sometimes violent backlashes and periods of surging populism. Currently, the strain of globalization and technological shift is both reflecting and exacerbating the polarizing political tensions so evident around the world today.

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Add Cybersecurity To Doomsday Clock Concerns, Says Bulletin Of Atomic Scientists

quoting Herbert Linvia CSO Online
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The Doomsday Clock, once a ritual feature of the Cold War, warns that cybersecurity issues like IoT and cyber-enabled information warfare endanger humanity.

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AOC Versus Adam Smith

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Let us debate what billionaires do for America.

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