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In the News

The Horrors Of Honor Violence In The West

quoting Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Algemeiner
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

She was a 15-year-old student at San Antonio’s Taft High School with a soft smile and dark eyes. Like most girls her age in Texas, she liked blue jeans. But unlike most girls her age in Texas, in 2017 she was promised in marriage to a man 10 years her senior who would pay her parents $20,000 to take her as his wife.

In the News

Blind To Real Problems

quoting Shelby Steelevia Toronto Sun
Monday, June 18, 2018

For several decades, a few black scholars have been suggesting that the vision held by many black Americans is entirely wrong. Dr. Shelby Steele, a scholar at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, said: “Instead of admitting that racism has declined, we (blacks) argue all the harder that it is still alive and more insidious than ever. We hold race up to shield us from what we do not want to see in ourselves.”

Analysis and Commentary

Religious Freedom Isn't Baked Into Wedding Cake Ruling

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Last week in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the Supreme Court threaded the needle. Whether the thread will hold is uncertain. Justice Anthony Kennedy’s narrowly crafted majority opinion protected religious liberty without impairing gay rights.

In the News

The Southern Poverty Law Center Runs 'A Scam,' Charges Ayaan Hirsi Ali

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Washington Examiner
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses the SPLC.

In the News

Mixed Results On Tuesday For California’s Latino Candidates And Voters

quoting Bill Whalenvia The Washington Post
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The growing Latino electorate in California appears to have turned out for Tuesday’s primary at a higher rate than it did for the last midterm election, but in a way that did not automatically benefit the top Latino candidates.

In the News

The Transformation Of Title IX: Regulating Gender Equality In Education

Friday, June 8, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "The Transformation of Title IX:  Regulating Gender Equality in Education" on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 9:15am - 10:45am EST.

Blank Section (Placeholder)Interviews

The Human Rights Violation Of Women That Rarely Gets Discussed

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Fellow Talks
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

On April 11, 2018, the Hoover Institution hosted a panel on female genital mutilation featuring Mary Wambui, the founder and director of Shelter Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Ngong, Kenya, along with Research Fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali.


The Ayaan Hirsi Ali You Don't Know

interview with Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Femsplainers Podcast
Monday, June 4, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about her background, life, Islamic women’s rights, and the issues she is currently working on.

Analysis and Commentary

7 Suggestions For Better School Discipline

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Week
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

It seems pretty likely that the Trump administration will revise or rescind an Obama-era directive intended to address racial disparities in school disciplinary actions. The "Dear Colleague" letter in question, issued by the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice in 2014, has been the subject of much debate of late. 

Analysis and CommentaryCalifornia Politics

California Has Never Had A Female Governor. It Will Not Happen This Year, Either

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Political progress in this election cycle equals a record-high 78 women running for governor across America, including four here in California. But those four women are likely to exit the California race once votes are counted next week.


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