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In the News

Trump And The Paris Climate Accord–Another Promise Kept

quoting Bjorn Lomborgvia Breitbart
Monday, November 11, 2019

On November 4, 2019, President Trump made good on yet another promise to the American people.

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In the News

The Fascinating Story Of The ‘Hello Girls,’ America’s First Female Soldiers

quoting Elizabeth Cobbsvia Deseret News (UT)
Monday, November 11, 2019

War correspondent Harry Williams picked up the phone in Paris. It was May 1918 and artillery shells were raining down around him. He expected the line would be filled with heavy static and the sound of foreign-speaking voices.

Interviews

Peter Robinson: 1989: Lessons From The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

interview with Peter M. Robinsonvia The Europe Desk
Monday, November 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Peter Robinson discusses 1989, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the lessons from that fateful year.

In the News

30 Years After USSR Collapse, Mindless Millennials Embrace Socialism

quoting Peter M. Robinsonvia Patriot Post
Monday, November 11, 2019

November 9th marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall — and the precipitous disintegration of the tyrannical Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and its East Block gulags.

Interviews

‘The International System Is Somewhat Dangerous And Chaotic,’ Condoleezza Rice Warns

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia CNBC
Monday, November 11, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice discusses dangers related to the breakdown in the global order.

Interviews

Paul Gregory: Women Of The Gulag: "Slave Labor Under Stalin Was Not Just For Men. There Were Also Women.” (Part 2 Of 2)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, November 9, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book and film Women of the Gulag.

Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover fellow Paul Gre
Interviews

Paul Gregory: Women Of The Gulag, Now Fascinating All Of Russia, Was Shortlisted For An Academy Award (Part 1 Of 2)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, November 9, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book and film Women of the Gulag.

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Comrade, Can You Spare a Swine?

by Christopher R. O’Deavia Military History in the News
Friday, November 8, 2019

As the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) takeover of mainland China recede into recent history, a look at the Communists’ heritage suggests that for all its foreign-exchange reserves and tech manufacturing know-how, and despite its military hardware and far-flung infrastructure investment portfolio, China may not have come that far.

Analysis and Commentary

The Unbelievable Night The Berlin Wall Fell

by Peter M. Robinsonvia New York Post
Friday, November 8, 2019

Two scenes from the end of the Cold War: Scene one: On June 12, 1987, President Reagan stood before the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburg Gate rising behind him, to challenge to the leader of the Soviet Union. “General Secretary Gorbachev,” the president said, “if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization, come here to this gate. “Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”

Analysis and Commentary

My Vivid Memories Of The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, November 9, 2019

On this 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, I’m posting a section from Chapter 3 of my book The Joy of Freedom: An Economist’s Odyssey. The chapter is titled “We Won, But...”

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