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How To Fail At Almost Everything With Scott Adams

interview with Scott Adamsvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Scott Adams on Life, Business, Talent Stacks, and Trump.

Niall Ferguson on Uncommon Knowledge
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Niall Ferguson On Kissinger The Idealist

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Niall Ferguson discusses the education of Henry Kissinger from 1923 to 1968, beginning as a boy fleeing Nazi Germany to becoming an influential and powerful statesman.

Tom Wolfe is the author of numerous bestselling works of fiction and non-fiction.

Author Tom Wolfe discusses his latest novel, Back to Blood

with Tom Wolfevia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

This week on Uncommon Knowledge, author Tom Wolfe discusses the ideas and inspirations for Back to Blood, a story of decadence and the new America. In the book, Wolfe paints a story of a decaying culture enduring constant uncertainty. Heroes are spurned and abused, and values are dissolving; yet the message seems to be to stick with the good values. (47:32)

George W. Bush

George W. Bush

with George W. Bushvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

This week on Uncommon Knowledge President George W. Bush discusses postpresidential life and his work at the Bush Institute. (1:03:21)
“I believe we are a blessed nation; that is, therefore, we have a sense of responsibility to the extent we can to help others. In this case there was a pandemic destroying an entire generation of people. And I didn’t see how I could be president of a powerful, the most powerful, and the richest nation and not lend our support to saving lives. It would have been unconscionable not to act. So I thought it was in our moral interest to act. I also knew it was in our national security interest to act.”

In the News

How Patriotism Can Save Us From Greedy Foreign States

quoting Larry Diamondvia Standard Digital
Friday, January 25, 2019
For some time now there has been a raging debate on the actual implication of Chinese loans to Kenya. Different narratives have been postulated but they are as varied as the parties engaging in the argument.

Victor Davis Hanson: America Searches For Better Angels. Anti-Catholicism Is Part Of The Left’s Tool Kit

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his Hoover Digest article "Where Are Today’s “Better Angels”?"

In the News

Warning: Many Seniors Face Nearly Impossible Financing 30 Years Of Retirement With 40 Years Of Work

quoting John Shovenvia Forbes
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Many workers are facing a nearly impossible challenge: financing 30 years of retirement with only 40 years of work, two National Bureau of Research economists warned today.

In the News

How to Make Sure Federal Workers Won’t Go Unpaid Ever Again

quoting George P. Shultzvia The American Prospect
Thursday, January 24, 2019

In March 1970, 250,000 postal workers went out on strike because Congress
 was refusing to enact legislation that would give them a long overdue raise. Many postal workers were then receiving welfare to supplement their extremely low wages. At the time, Congressional legislation was the only way that postal workers could get a raise, but because of Congressional wrangling over the structure of the Postal Service, action on postal wages was stalled.

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A Case for Ridicule

by Bruce Thorntonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 25, 2019

Reason is wasted on the unreasonable.

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The Libertarian: Teacher Unions, Strikes, And Public Education

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, January 24, 2019

What the Los Angeles strike tells us about labor’s influence on education policy.


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