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Trudeau Government’s Fiscal ‘Snapshot’ Doubles Down On Uncertainty

cited Steven J. Davisvia Fraser Institute
Friday, July 10, 2020

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a snapshot is “a short description that gives you an idea of what something is like.” When the Trudeau government delivered its Economic and Fiscal Snapshot 2020 on Wednesday, it was anything but.

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It’s Important To Learn History

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Garden Island
Saturday, July 11, 2020

Dr. Thomas Sowell has produced some excellent videos about the history of slavery and racism, available on YouTube. It is heartbreaking to watch, but it is important to learn about our history. It is also appropriate to learn from a brilliant Black scholar like Dr. Sowell.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: Radical Chic And Its Terrified Enablers

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Friday, July 10, 2020

The mobs don’t have numbers on their side — but they do have quivering elites.

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The US Has A Lot To Learn From Taiwan's Covid Fight

by Lanhee J. Chenvia CNN
Friday, July 10, 2020

Public health professionals around the world have lauded Taiwan's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Along with nearby countries such as South Korea and Singapore, Taiwan has employed policy responses to Covid-19 that are worthy of emulation around the world.

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Charter Schools And Their Enemies

featuring Thomas Sowellvia Education Next
Friday, July 10, 2020

There is a reason we’re told to respect our elders. It’s bracing and edifying to listen to voices of wisdom and experience. Those whose time grows short are compelled to speak clearly and directly. Thomas Sowell is one such voice. At age 90 and having broken his promise not to pick up his pen again, he has turned his gaze to the world of education, delivering Charter Schools and Their Enemies at a moment when those schools have come under intense scrutiny, their right to exist in question. Charter school leaders need their spines stiffened these days; their overreaching critics have earned a metaphorical punch in the nose. Sowell delivers both in a book he dedicates, as a reminder of what’s at stake, “to those children whose futures hang in the balance.”


Mr. Trump Goes To The Washington Cuckoo’s Nest

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, July 10, 2020
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and first term have been a weird mashup of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The difference is we won’t know until November 3 how this show will end.

The Human Prosperity Project on Socialism and Free-Market Capitalism Speaker Series

via Socialism and Free Market Capitalism: The Human Prosperity Project
Friday, July 10, 2020

The Hoover Institution presents an online speaker series based on scholarly research and commentary by Hoover fellows participating in the Human Prosperity Project on Socialism and Free-Market Capitalism.


Lee Ohanian: California Rises And Falls In 92 Years Since Laurel & Hardy

interview with Lee Ohanianvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lee Ohanian discusses his California On Your Mind article "California Legislators Spend $200 Billion And Taxpayers Get Less And Less."


Richard Epstein: What About Reparations To Japanese-Americans? What About Reparations To Holocaust Survivors?

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Black Reparations Parsed."


Richard Epstein: The Case For Reparations To Descendants Of American Slave Families, 1619-1865

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Black Reparations Parsed."