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The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: Radical Chic And Its Terrified Enablers

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Friday, July 10, 2020

The mobs don’t have numbers on their side — but they do have quivering elites.

In the News

A Conservative Black Scholar's View On Race In America

featuring Shelby Steelevia Pleasanton Weekly
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Shelby Steele minces no words when he describes the current Black Lives Matter and other racial protests—they are a “distraction” from the real issues facing the Black community.


J.K. Rowling's Lonely Fight For Women's Rights

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Washington Examiner
Thursday, June 25, 2020

A century ago, on Aug. 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment was ratified and women were guaranteed the right to vote. While we have achieved much else besides since then, not least in terms of our educational and economic and political opportunities, the fight for gender equality still has a long way to go.

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The Libertarian: The Case Against Reparations

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Why they’re unworkable as both a legal and policy matter.

Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: Whatever Became Of Socialism?

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

With the news dominated by Covid-19 and racial injustice, you might not remember one of the big stories of the past year: the rise of socialism. Previously a dirty word, socialism became popular among young people and polled well with Democrats.

In the News

I’m Okay, You’re White

quoting Shelby Steelevia Townhall
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

In the 1970s, a little book written by Thomas Harris M.D. titled, "I'm Okay – You're OK," sat atop the bestseller lists for 70 weeks. Harris’s concept of Transactional Analysis implied there were ways we can delineate and learn from three “ego-states” to guide and improve our interpersonal communication. In other words, overcoming “negative life positions” unlocks the freedom to change ourselves in positive ways.

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Shelby Steele: Race In America | Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing

interview with Shelby Steelevia Hoover Podcasts
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Shelby Steele Talks About Race In America.

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Shelby Steele: Race In America

interview with Shelby Steelevia Hoover Virtual Policy Briefings
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

A Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing with Shelby Steele: Race in America 
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 11AM PT/ 2PM ET.

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An Economist Looks at 90: Tom Sowell on Charter Schools and Their Enemies

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 2, 2020


The day before this show was recorded, Dr. Thomas Sowell began his 10th decade of life. Remarkably on one hand and yet completely expected on the other, he remains as engaged, analytical, and thoughtful as ever. In this interview (one of roughly a dozen or so we’ve conducted with Dr. Sowell over the years), we delve into his new book Charter Schools and Their Enemies, a sobering look at the academic success of charter schools in New York City, and the fierce battles waged by teachers unions and progressive politicians to curtail them.


Progressive Lawmakers Decry Racism, But Their Policies Devastate People Of Color

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

California politicians are promising to address racism with new policies, including a potential state constitutional amendment, ACA 5, that would restore racial, ethnic, and gender-based preferential hiring and college admissions. As one lawmaker remarked, “It is time to eliminate the systemic racism that permeates our society. We will not stand for anything less.”


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