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The Intellectual Poverty Of The New Socialists

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Forgetting the lessons of history.

Jennifer Burns
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A View from the Hoover Archives: Milton Friedman on a Guaranteed Annual Income

by Jennifer Burnsvia Fellow Talks
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Recorded on October 23, 2017

In this talk, Research Fellow Jennifer Burns taps into the Hoover Library & Archives’ extensive Milton Friedman collection. Drawing on her own research in the archives as part of a forthcoming intellectual biography on Friedman, she brings the Nobel Prize-winning Hoover fellow’s work to bear on current policy debates about a universal basic income. 

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: The Future Of NATO

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Has the trans-Atlantic alliance been stretched to a breaking point?

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The American Art Of Renewal

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, August 2, 2018

Make America Great Again” is the oft-caricatured slogan of the Donald Trump presidency. When Trump was elected, he boasted of jump-starting the economy to achieve an annual economic growth rate of 4 percent.

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The Libertarian: Fighting The Trade War

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Judging the president’s efforts to recalibrate global trade.

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America’s Exceptional Labor Force

by Edward Paul Lazearvia PolicyEd
Friday, July 13, 2018

America’s economy benefits from its mobile society and dynamic labor force. American rates of mobility are much higher than in other developed countries. And immigrants in America come to work. In fact, workforce participation by immigrants is higher than that of native-born Americans.

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Area 45: Tom Gilligan On Ideas Defining A Free Society

interview with Thomas W. Gilliganvia Area 45
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The quintessential economic and political conditions for freedom to flourish.

In the News

Italy And The End Of The Euro

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Thinker
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

At the time Italy joined the European Monetary Union (EMU) in 1999 on its way to full-fledged membership in the eurozone in January 2002, economists debated whether this never-tried-before experiment will succeed or not. 

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In the News

Marxism “The Opium Of The Intellectuals”

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Troy Media
Friday, May 11, 2018
Karl Marx is buried in England, in the north London suburb of Highgate. I know that because I came across his grave in the summer of 1964. Topped by a large bronze bust on a marble pedestal, the tomb is hard to miss.
Analysis and Commentary

The Posner And Weyl Historical Error

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

In a recent article in which they lament the timidity of modern economists, Eric Posner and Glen Weyl recently wrote: The upshot is that economics has played virtually no role in all the major political movements of the past half-century, including civil rights, feminism, anti-colonialism, the rights of sexual minorities, gun rights, antiabortion politics, and "family values" debates.

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