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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

Farm Murders And The Question Of Genocide

quoting Norman M. Naimarkvia Politics Web
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

In recent years there has been a gradual increase in international reporting on farm murders, often with particular focus on the South African government’s careless attitude towards the problem. 

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.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Obama Sounds Off On Politicians In Speech

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Fox Business
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses former President Obama’s comments in a speech in South Africa.

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In the News

Disrupting The Africa Narrative

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The New Times
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Growing up in Kigali, I used to admire a young man who carried on his shoulders another young man with Lymphedema, a disability of swollen legs. They dwelt around downtown Kigali, begging. The entire time I’d thought the fit young man had sacrificed his life to support the one with disability to make a living, I was wrong! The real beggar, as my aunt explained to me, was the fit young man.

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America Has A Lot To Learn From South Africa

by Jim Hoaglandvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at 81 brings a timely if grim reminder of the human costs of white- nationalist rule and intolerance inflicted on South Africa in the 20th century — a reminder that may be particularly useful for Americans right now.

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Analysis and Commentary

Sub-Saharan Africa Is Really Poor, Part Two

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Transparency International has released its Corruption Perceptions Index 2017. (Click on link) The map reveals that Sub-Saharan Africa encompasses the most corrupt countries of any region or continent in the world.

Analysis and Commentary

Sub-Saharan Africa Is Really Really Poor

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

President Trump has instructed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to take an extended trip to Africa in March 2018. Perhaps the purpose of his trip is to sooth the hurt feelings and anger of African leaders over the unsavory remarks President Trump allegedly made about African countries in discussing U.S. immigration policy.

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