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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

Women In Finance Face Gender Punishment Gap

quoting Amit Seru via Economia
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Women working in the US financial advisory industry are 20% more likely to lose their jobs and 30% less likely to find new jobs after an incident of misconduct.
Interviews

Michael Petrilli: How African American Children View Our Education System

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses African American youth’s near-universal aspirations to go to college, but frustration at an education system that is not preparing them for success.

Interviews

Elizabeth Cobbs: Historians for Tubman On The $20

interview with Elizabeth Cobbsvia WNYC
Monday, August 13, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Cobbs discusses her open letter, which she co-authored with Catherine Clinton, to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, signed by 125 fellow historians, calling for him to commit to plans to feature Harriet Tubman on the twenty-dollar bill. 

In the News

In Defense Of The DA's BEE Proposal

quoting Thomas Sowellvia News 24
Monday, August 13, 2018

So, recently the DA’s federal executive announced that, according to them, the policy of Black Economic Empowerment has failed and that it should be replaced by an alternative. Recently I have also read a book, written by Thomas Sowell, on the empirical facts and outcomes of affirmative action policies in the USA, Malaysia, India and Sri Lanka.

In the News

Veterans Column: Janet Jones Experiences War First Hand

quoting Elizabeth Cobbsvia Newark Advocate
Saturday, August 11, 2018

No other letters from Janet Jones exist about her service once she arrived in France. However, by looking at her service record and using information from author Elizabeth Cobbs’ book “The Hello Girls, America’s First Woman Soldiers” an accurate picture of what they did can be seen.

Interviews

Ayaan Hirsi Ali On The Firing Line

interview with Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Firing Line
Friday, August 10, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses her foundation and how they help women, children, and the most vulnerable members of society.

Analysis and Commentary

Historians Urge Treasury Secretary Mnuchin To Confirm Harriet Tubman On The New 20-Dollar Bill For Upcoming Anniversary Of Women's Suffrage

by Elizabeth Cobbs, Catherine Clintonvia PRNewswire
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

127 professional American historians have signed an open letter to Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin urging that he commit to plans previously announced to replace President Andrew Jackson on the front of the 20-dollar bill with Harriet Tubman, escaped slave turned abolitionist and Civil War military scout. The redesign was to be unveiled by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the vote for women.

Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Harvard’s Asian Exclusion."

Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Harvard’s Asian Exclusion."

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