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Interviews

John Yoo On The John Batchelor Show

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses his Fox News article "Seattle unrest – Does Trump have the power to intervene? Should he?"

Interviews

Bill Whalen: The State Of California: The State's Relationship With The White House In Wake Of Nationwide Protests

interview with Bill Whalenvia The State of California (KCBS)
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses California's and Governor Newsom's relationship with President Trump and how that relationship will impact monetary help for California.

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the riots and looting especially in the wealthier areas of Los Angeles.

Featured

Coronavirus Crisis Exercises Democracy’s Flabby Muscles

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

According to some, it would be better to live under a dictatorship than in a democracy when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis. Authoritarian governments, they say, can better command their systems and order their people into compliance than a democracy.

Analysis and Commentary

A Proposal To Reduce Mass Shootings In America

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, September 5, 2019

Mass shootings are tragic. Each incident receives massive media coverage and prompts federal, state, and local lawmakers to propose new laws and regulations to restrict gun ownership and strengthen enforcement of existing gun laws to reduce the incidence of mass shootings. Still, mass shootings persist.

In the News

Fed Court Strikes Down Obama EPA’s Rights-Killing 'Waters Of The US' Rule

quoting Terry Andersonvia MRC TV
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

There are very few good things one can say about Richard Nixon’s monstrous creation, the inaptly labeled “Environmental Protection Agency”. Since given bureaucratic life in 1970, it’s continuing line of edicts and fines have shut down businesses, prevented others from starting, and seen people kill endangered animals rather than have government officials discover them and make their land worthless.

In the News

A War On The West

quoting Niall Ferguson, Victor Davis Hanson, Ayaan Hirsi Alivia American Thinker
Monday, July 22, 2019

Will the West be complicit in its own destruction? That is the question raised by the documentary film, The Fight of Our Lives: Defeating the Ideological War against the West.

Decentralized Governance and Accountability

by Jonathan Rodden, Erik Wibbels
Monday, February 11, 2019

At the end of the twentieth century, academics and policymakers welcomed a trend toward fiscal and political decentralization as part of a potential solution for slow economic growth and poor performance by insulated, unaccountable governments. For the past two decades, researchers have been trying to answer a series of vexing questions about the political economy of multilayered governance.

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Let the States Incubate

by Clint Bolickvia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 20, 2018

Where it’s allowed to thrive, federalism keeps American governance nimble and innovative.

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Power to the States

by David Davenport, Lenny Mendoncavia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 26, 2018

Disarray in Washington has a silver lining: state and local governments reclaiming their essential role in American democracy. 

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