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Matters Of Policy & Politics: The Little Dutch Boy

interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, October 14, 2021

What this year’s legislative batch of bills says about the Golden State.

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Can We Choose Our Way To Better Schools?

via Hoover Podcasts
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Nearly three decades have been spent promoting school choice as a vehicle for improved academics and equity. COVID introduced new urgency into the need for options to meet the needs of students.  Can school choice carry the day?
The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosts Can we choose our way to better schools? on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 1PM PT.
Analysis and Commentary

The College Gender Gap Begins In Kindergarten

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Thursday, October 7, 2021

It’s often said that “college readiness begins in kindergarten,” which is generally meant as a call to arms for K–12 schools to help their students set their expectations high right from the start, and to make sure they get the excellent teaching that would allow them to reach this lofty goal.

Analysis and Commentary

Critical Race Theory’s New Disguise

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia UnHerd
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Does “critical race theory” (CRT) really exist? Not according to Ralph Northam, the Governor of Virginia. CRT, he recently told The New York Times, “is a dog whistle that the Republicans are using to frighten people. What I’m interested in is equity.”

Caravan Notebook Podcast
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Yemen, Al-Qaida, And The Jihadi Threat

interview with Elisabeth Kendall, Cole Bunzelvia The Caravan Notebook
Monday, October 4, 2021

A Discussion with Elisabeth Kendall.

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Pacific Century: Adrian Wooldridge On The Aristocracy Of Talent

interview with Adrian Wooldridge, Michael R. Auslinvia The Pacific Century
Monday, October 4, 2021

Do Asian nations do meritocracy better?

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A Lost War: A Conversation with Victor Davis Hanson and H. R. McMaster on Afghanistan’s Past, Present, and Future

interview with H. R. McMaster, Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, September 20, 2021


In this frank, no-holds-barred conversation, General H. R. McMaster and Victor Davis Hanson discuss the United States’ mission in Afghanistan: how it began, how it was conducted, and its ignominious end. 

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Reflecting On September 11th: 20 Years Later

via Hoover Podcasts
Friday, September 10, 2021

The Hoover Institution hosts Reflecting on September 11th: 20 Years Later on Friday, September 10, 2021.

Watch a discussion with special guests Condoleezza Rice, General Jim Mattis, John B. Taylor and Karen Hughes as they recount their personal experiences, each from a different vantage point, on where they were during the deadliest terror attack on American soil in history.

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GoodFellows: Safer But Not Yet Safe

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, Condoleezza Ricevia Fellow Talks
Friday, September 10, 2021

The approaching twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the American homeland is a time to remember the fallen and reflect on lessons learned from that terrible day, including America’s readiness for a similar event. Condoleezza Rice, the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution and President George W. Bush’s national security advisor at the time of the attacks, joins Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson and John Cochrane to relive the White House’s response that day and shares her concerns about US national security moving forward.

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An Ugly (Media) Campaign against California’s Governor Recall Candidates

by Lee Ohanianvia Eureka
Friday, September 10, 2021

I’ve had the privilege of advising some of the candidates running for California governor in the state’s recall election, including Larry Elder, Kevin Faulconer, and Caitlyn Jenner. (While I offer advice, I’m not a paid adviser nor do I make endorsements—my door is open to any candidate of any affiliation who wants to talk about moving the state forward).


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