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Keeping Your Cool on the Climate Debate with Bjorn Lomborg

interview with Bjorn Lomborgvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

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In this wide-ranging discussion with Peter Robinson, Bjorn Lomborg analyzes the Biden administration’s plan to address climate change, lauds a slew of new clean energy technologies that are coming in the next decade, and discusses the upsides—and the downsides—of migrating the world from a carbon-based economy to one based on electricity generated by clean energy sources.

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An American Empire—If You Can Keep It

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, Bill Whalenvia GoodFellows: Conversations From The Hoover Institution
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

This fall marks the 20th anniversary of US forces entering Afghanistan and, this month, the 18th anniversary of the Iraq invasion. With the last 2,500 American troops scheduled to soon leave Afghanistan, Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane discuss lessons from that engagement, the future of US military intervention abroad, and whether “endless wars” can be avoided.

In the News

Privatisation May Lead To Increased Charges, Lower Profits For Public: AINBOF

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Newsgram
Saturday, March 6, 2021

All India Nationalised Banks Officers Federation (AINBOF) has opposed privatisation of public sector banks as it will lead to increase in service charges and will take banking beyond the reach of common man.

Interviews

Prannoy Roy, Raghuram Rajan, Kaushik Basu On Farmers' Protest, Economy

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia NDTV
Thursday, March 4, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan joins a panel to take a close look at the Union Budget, and in particular, on the word privatization. The panel will also discuss the importance of global ratings.

In the News

Trump Is Gone, But Democracy Is In Trouble

quoting Larry Diamondvia The Atlantic
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

A new report reveals that democratic governments are in retreat around the globe.

Interviews

Demonetisation Disrupted India's Strengthening Growth: Raghuram Rajan

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia NDTV
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses India's growth and whether the country will see a post-pandemic rebound.

In the News

Privatisation Is Not A Remedy For The Ills Of The Banking Sector

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia The Northlines
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Indian banking sector was earlier in private hands. However, during the 1970’s, the Indian government was of the opinion that banks favor the rich and that the poor must also be given access to cheap credit. With this view, several banks were nationalized. With Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement of bank privatisation, all eyes are on public sector banks. 

In the News

Establishment Man

quoting Frank Diköttervia The Caravan Magazine
Friday, February 12, 2021

In early January of 2020, Ajinkya Rahane, the vice-captain of the Indian Test cricket team, tweeted a picture of himself consuming vada pav, the famous Maharashtrian snack. Along with the picture, he posted an anodyne question for his followers. 

One Belt, One Road Strategy

Articles On: Debt Relief, China’s Ambitions, and Middle East

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, February 14, 2021

The section describes how the Chinese Communist Party employs its foreign infrastructure and development program to further its strategic interests abroad and in international institutions.

One Belt, One Road Strategy

Articles On: Threatening Communities, Biden, Pakistan Investments, and Digital Silk Road

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, February 7, 2021

The section describes how the Chinese Communist Party employs its foreign infrastructure and development program to further its strategic interests abroad and in international institutions.

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