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Interviews

John Taylor On The Global Economy

interview with John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow John Taylor discusses trade policy and capital markets.

In the News

Cardoso ’19: In Brazil’s Upcoming Election, Nothing Less Than Democracy Is At Stake

quoting Larry Diamondvia The Brown Daily Herald
Thursday, October 4, 2018

By any metric, the past few years have not been good to liberal democracy. As Larry Diamond, a Stanford University professor of sociology who specializes in democracy, famously noted, we may be in the midst of a global “democracy recession.” Populists with autocratic tendencies have enjoyed electoral success in the past few years, and it appears that this trend is only intensifying — since just last year, over half of the countries assessed in an Economist report saw their Democracy Index rating fall.

Featured

Dollarize Argentina

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Monday, September 10, 2018

Argentina should dollarize, says Mary Anastasia O'Grady in the Wall Street Journal -- not a peg, not a currency board, not an IMF plan, just give up and use dollars. 

In the News

If Assange Leaves The Ecuadorian Embassy, What Next?

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Friday, August 3, 2018

WikiLeaks founder and CEO Julian Assange might be nearing his final days in Ecuador’s London embassy, where he’s lived and worked since 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden for rape charges or, potentially, to the United States. On July 20, RT’s Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan tweeted that the release might occur in the coming weeks, or even days.

Analysis and Commentary

What's Contributing To Global Economic Uncertainty

interview with Steven J. Davisvia CNBC
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Steven Davis discusses trade tensions and how they have contributed to global economic uncertainty.

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Uncommon Knowledge in Copenhagen: Revitalizing Democracies Around the World

interview with Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 26, 2018

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Building an Alliance of Democracies.

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Uncommon Knowledge In Copenhagen: Revitalizing Democracies Around The World

interview with José María Aznar, Felipe Calderón, Nick Clegg, Stephen Harper, Toomas Hendrik Ilvesvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Building an Alliance of Democracies.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: Immigration Rhetoric Vs. Reality

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Monday, July 2, 2018

As the right gets serious about illegal immigration, the left goes to new rhetorical extremes.

Featured

Border Politics And The Use And Abuse Of History

by Victor Davis Hansonvia The National Review
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Much has been written — some of it either inaccurate or designed to obfuscate the issue ahead of the midterms for political purposes — about the border fiasco and the unfortunate separation of children from parents. Rich Lowry’s brief analysis is the most insightful.

Analysis and Commentary

An Interview With American Doctor Scott Atlas: “People Suffer From Increasingly Expensive Diseases”

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia ISTOÉ
Friday, May 25, 2018

Click Here For English Translation. At the same time that technological advances are constantly emerging to improve medical treatments, the costs of developing and deploying these same tools get louder and more difficult to access. Finding a formula that looks at funding for creating new resources and spending on care is a challenge. In this interview American physician Scott Atlas, explains that the way out is to leave the matter to the private market, stimulating competition with the care to ensure that poor people receive help from governments to get pay for their care. 

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