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David Henderson: Millennial Socialism

interview with David R. Hendersonvia CrossTalk
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow David Henderson discusses socialism and the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Pacific Century: At The Barricades In Hong Kong

interview with Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Jillian Melchior of the Wall Street Journal reports from the front lines of the protests.

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A Graphic Case For Open Borders

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Brian Caplan makes muscular arguments for immigration. 


Jack Goldsmith: The Lawfare Podcast: 2020 Candidates And Executive Power

interview with Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith talked with New York Times's Charlie Savage and Justin Florence of Protect Democracy, about the history of the executive power survey, the value of the questionnaire, and the takeaways from responses to this year’s questions. 

Analysis and Commentary

The States That Are Swimming Against The NAEP Tides

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The bad news from the latest Nation’s Report Card has us analysts wearing out our thesauruses. Gloomy, dismal, a bloodbath…no negative seems overwrought for what we saw the other week, especially for our lowest-performing students. For example, since 2013, the start of our “Achievement Recession,” eighth grade reading scores for students at the 10th percentile have dropped by ten points. Ten points! That’s the equivalent of an entire grade level. The bottom seems to be falling out.


Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show: Mike Bloomberg In Presidential Debate In California & What Is To Be Done?

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "How Long Before The Bloom(berg) Is Off The Rose?"


Jimmy Hoffa And The Surveillance State (Robert Wright & Jack Goldsmith)

interview with Jack Goldsmithvia The Wright Show
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith discusses his recent book In Hoffa's Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth.

In the News

Labour And Sterling

cited Steven J. Davisvia Investors Chronicle (UK)
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

[Subscription Required] The possibility of a Labour election victory next month has prompted hyperventilating talk of trillions of pounds leaving the country in such an event. This is silly, and obscures the fact that the impact of a Labour win on sterling is more interesting than that.

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In the News

Immovable Wall Vs. Irresistible Power

quoting Peter M. Robinsonvia Hamodia
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

On June 12, 1987, then-President Ronald Reagan was in a limousine on the way to give a speech at the base of the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin. While this gate had originally been commissioned by King Frederick William II of Prussia and had been built some two centuries earlier as an entranceway to an avenue leading to the palace, for decades prior to Reagan’s visit the sealed gate had become a symbol of the Berlin Wall that epitomized the division of Germany into two separate countries.

In the News

LA Homeless Man Attacks Woman

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia PJ Media
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

In one of the most gruesome stories of 2019, a homeless man in Los Angeles, Calif., dumped a bucket of "hot liquid diarrhea" on the head of an unsuspecting woman just walking back to her car near the Hollywood Walk of Fame.