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Analysis and Commentary

Progressive Big Lies

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.

In the News

Venezuelan Activist: Socialist Hugo Chavez Implemented What Bernie Sanders Talks About

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Fox Wilmington
Monday, March 2, 2020

Daniel Di Martino, a native-born Venezuelan freedom activist, had a strong warning for Americans ahead of the 2020 presidential election — don’t allow what happened to my country happen to yours.

In the News

Venezuela: What Happens When Socialism Fails

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Fox Wilmington
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

In 1998, a career military officer was elected president of the wealthiest country in Latin America on a platform of socialism. It was an election victory that shocked the world, as many believed that the catastrophic failure of the Soviet Union had closed the book on socialism as a form of government.

Interviews

Kiron Skinner: Why Isn't Sanders Taking A Stand Against Venezuelan Regime?

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia Fox Business
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner asks why Senator Sanders, hasn't condemned the Venezuelan regime in an assertive way.

In the News

Puerto Rico Schools Face Uphill Battle To Reopen After Earthquake

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Politico
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Puerto Rico education department slowly opens schools after devastating earthquake: 177 schools that have been certified and inspected by engineers opened their doors on Tuesday and Wednesday to welcome back students after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake delayed the start of classes. On Monday, 51 more schools will also be ready, Puerto Rico Education Secretary Eligio Hernández Pérez said.

Analysis and CommentaryNational Security

The Israel–U.S. Model Has Been A Resounding Success

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, January 23, 2020

There are many similarities between policies implemented by the two countries.

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Trailer: Economics, Applied

by Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphyvia Economics, Applied
Monday, February 24, 2020

Steven Davis here. Kevin Murphy and I are launching a new podcast called “Economics, Applied.”

Essays

A Troubled Transition: Emerging Nuclear Forces in India and Pakistan

by Ashley J. Tellisvia Governance In An Emerging New World
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The competitive and often antagonistic relationships between China and India and between India and Pakistan have deep historical roots that predate their possession of nuclear weaponry. The Indo-Pakistani rivalry dates back to 1947 when both emerged as newly independent states from the erstwhile British Raj in the Indian subcontinent.[i]

Analysis and Commentary

A Chilly Chilean Lesson

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Thursday, January 16, 2020

I have been interested in following the news from Chile. Most recently, I found this very interesting essay by Avel Kaiser in the Jan 1 Wall Street Journal.

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Lands Held Under

by George P. Shultz, Pedro Aspevia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 20, 2020

Uncontrolled immigration happens when migrants try to escape poor, dangerous countries. If we make their homelands safer, more functional, and more prosperous, we can lessen everyone’s burden.

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