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The Libertarian: Harvard, Affirmative Action, And Diversity

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, August 17, 2018

How federal law leads to dishonesty in university admissions.

In the News

'Unprecedented:' Why John Brennan's Extraordinary Partisanship Justifies Revoking His Security Clearance

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Townhall
Thursday, August 16, 2018
President Trump's decision to strip former CIA Director John Brennan of his security clearance, announced yesterday, clearly lies within the president's authority. But was it the right thing to do?

Victor Davis Hanson: When The Mueller Investigation Ends What Will America Gain?

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Lars Larson Show
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses John Brennan's security clearance and Robert Mueller's investigation.

John Brennan’s Security Clearance

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Scarier than former CIA chief John Brennan losing his security clearance is the idea that he ever had one in the first place.
Analysis and Commentary

Without Government Intervention, Who Would Remove The Water Hazard

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Yesterday, I returned from a 3-week vacation (with some success at also doing some writing) at my summer cottage in Minaki, Ontario. The last full day I was there, I was visiting on a neighbor’s (Canadian translation: neighbour’s) dock to say good-bye.
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The Libertarian: Federalism And The Resistance

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, August 9, 2018

How the Trump presidency made progressives fans of the 10th Amendment.

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The Libertarian: Regulating Big Tech?

via The Libertarian
Thursday, August 2, 2018

Analyzing calls for federal regulation of Silicon Valley.

Analysis and Commentary

An Endangered Frog Ends Up In The Regulatory Swamp

by Henry I. Millervia The Daily Caller
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The Trump administration unveiled its main effort to overhaul the Endangered Species Act on July 19, when the Interior and Commerce Departments proposed important changes to the law.

Mueller’s Problem Is Not Trumpers’ Zeal — But The Perception Of Inequality Under The Law

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

What is disturbing about the Mueller investigation is not per se that a special counsel is looking into charges of wrongdoing known as “collusion,” but that he is indicting or leveraging suspects, amid a larger landscape of related perceived wrongdoers, who so far have not been subject to the same federal zeal.

Analysis and Commentary

Interview With Richard Epstein

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Big Ideas
Friday, July 27, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses classical liberalism; tensions with progressives; thinking about the administrative state; whether speech equals violence; and more.


Research Teams

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