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Analysis and Commentary

Tom Wainwright On Narconomics

by Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, February 20, 2017

Journalist and author Tom Wainwright of the Economist and author of Narconomics talks with Hoover Institution fellow and EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ways that the drug cartels respond to government attempts to reduce the availability of drugs.

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The Libertarian: Neil Gorsuch And The Supreme Court

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, February 9, 2017

Analyzing Donald Trump's choice for Antonin Scalia's successor.

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The Libertarian: A Regulation Revolution

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The new Congress sets out to limit the reach of federal regulators.

Analysis and Commentary

Over-Regulating Things Like Asbestos Is Counter Productive

by Henry I. Millervia San Jose Mercury News
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Several years ago I participated in a colloquium whose title was something like “Advancing Technology: Thinking Outside the Box.” The presentations ranged from the ever-more imaginative uses of robots (fascinating) to irrigating the Sahara Desert for growing crops that by mid-century could sustain the planet’s burgeoning population (unconvincing).

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Security by the Book - Company Confessions: Secrets, Memoirs, And The CIA

by Jack Goldsmith, Christopher Moranvia Lawfare
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Hoover Institution hosts "Company Confessions: Secrets, Memoirs, and the CIA" on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST. 

Analysis and Commentary

Minogue On The Accountability Flip

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

My concern with democracy is highly specific. It begins in observing the remarkable fact that, while democracy means a government accountable to the electorate, our rulers now make us accountable to them.

Terry Moe and Peter Robinson
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Is The Constitution Out Of Date?

interview with Terry M. Moevia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Relic: How Our Constitution Undermines Effective Government--and Why We Need a More Powerful Presidency

Analysis and Commentary

Attribution Of Malicious Cyber Incidents: From Soup To Nuts

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Monday, September 12, 2016

For those interested - a (pre-publication) review paper on attribution of malicious cyber incidents that synthesizes a number of previous works on the subject and adds a few new insights on the topic.


Adam White On Reviewing Independent Agency Rulemaking

featuring Adam J. Whitevia Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Thursday, September 8, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White gives testimony about reviewing independent agency rulemaking to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management. Here’s White's written statement: http://www.hsgac.senate.gov/download/white-statement

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The Libertarian: "The Dangers Of The Martin Act"

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

How a New York law opened the door for the persecution of climate change skeptics.


National Security & Law Task Force

The National Security and Law Task Force examines the rule of law, the laws of war, and US constitutional law to make proposals that strike an optimal balance between individual freedom and the vigorous defense of the nation against terrorists both abroad and at home.