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Interviews

Elizabeth Cobbs: Harriet Tubman Like You've Never Read Her Before

interview with Elizabeth Cobbsvia WUNC
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Cobbs talks about her book The Tubman Command, and brings to life Tubman’s lesser known historical feats, while also providing readers some romance to keep them intrigued.

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Thomas Sowell on the Origins of Economic Disparities

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, May 17, 2019

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Thomas Sowell discusses the newly revised edition of his book Discrimination and Disparities.

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Area 45: Trump’s Suburban Divide With Barbara Comstock

interview with Barbara Comstockvia Area 45
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Former congresswoman, Barbara Comstock, discusses the Trump disconnect in her corner of Northern Virginia, and how the GOP can attract more female candidates.

Cambridge University’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor Explained Why Black Students Are Failing To Apply For Admission

by Alvin Rabushka
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

In June 2018, Britain’s education minister attacked Oxford and Cambridge universities (Oxbridge) for their “staggering” failure to attract more Black students. He warned that Oxbridge faces being fined unless they enroll a more diverse (more Blacks) student body.

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Swinging With Freedom: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty And The Power Of Jazz

via The Hoover Centennial
Friday, May 10, 2019

Western music, and jazz in particular, became a popular form of resistance against the Communist regimes, especially in Eastern Europe.

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Area 45: Japan’s New Emperor With Michael Auslin

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia Area 45
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Japan’s new emperor and empress and the continuation of a centuries-old tradition.

Analysis and Commentary

Jew-Hatred Ancient And Modern

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Recently the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives failed to censure Rep. Ilhan Omar for indulging anti-Semitic tropes like the “dual loyalties” slander. 

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Industry Leaders Come Together At 5th Annual KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit To Help Move More Women Into C-Suite

mentioning Condoleezza Ricevia KPMG
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Currently in the U.S., less than 5% of S&P 500 companies have female CEOs. To help address this leadership gap, the KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit, now in its fifth year, continues to build a pipeline of women leaders on the path to the C-suite. Through high-impact leadership development content, access to today’s top leaders, and year-round cohort groups, KPMG aims to equip these women to advance in their career journeys. KPMG today announced that the 66th U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, KPMG U.S. Chairman and CEO Lynne Doughtie, and Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion Mia Hamm will share their career experiences as leaders at this year’s Summit on June 19.

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Will Mandatory “Unconscious Bias” Training For California Health Workers Actually Reduce Patient Deaths?

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

California lawmakers are introducing a set of bills that would require state healthcare workers to undergo “implicit bias and racism” training every two years. The reason? Maternal mortality rates among black women are about three times as high as for non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic women, and Asian women. 

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: A Different Desegregation Story In Boston

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, May 6, 2019

For over 50 years, a limited number of black students living in Boston have been able to enroll in schools in the suburbs as part of the METCO program, run by the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity. Charles Glenn sits down with Paul E. Peterson to discuss who benefits from the program and whether it distracts from larger issues related to urban schools.

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