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In the News

Universities Poisoned By Far-Left Ideology

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Herald Sun
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
One would have to look long and hard to find institutions as captured by the toxic doctrine of identity politics as universities.
In the News

Mao's Great Famine

featuring Frank Diköttervia New Books Network
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
In the years he ruled the People’s Republic of China, Mao Zedong presided over the greatest mass murder in human history, both in his elimination of millions of perceived political enemies and also in the starving of tens of millions in callously engineered mass famine.
In the News

Can Trump Force U.S. Companies Out Of China?

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia WCBI
Monday, August 26, 2019

President Donald Trump startled investors last week when he took to Twitter and “hereby ordered” U.S. companies to stop doing business in China as the countries continue to clash over trade. So is he within his rights?

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Area 45: Shelby Steele On Race And Victimization In America

interview with Shelby Steelevia Area 45
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

America’s struggles with white guilt and black self-victimization.

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Reorienting The War On Drugs

by George P. Shultzvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The United States’ policy of the “War on Drugs” has not effectively discouraged drug consumption.

 

Interviews

Bill Evers: When You Say Socialism...

interview with Williamson M. Eversvia The Show-Me Institute Podcast
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Evers discusses his Wall Street Journal article "California Wants to Teach Your Kids That Capitalism Is Racist."

Interviews

The Rural-Urban Divide With Jonathan Rodden

interview with Jonathan Roddenvia Rural Matters
Monday, August 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jonathan Rodden says geography matters in the United States because we’re divided into electoral districts, which can be a good thing but has a downside in being a major determinant in who wins an election. Rodden notes that the rural vote will be critical in the 2020 election, but economics will not be the only determinant as social issues, such as abortion, gun rights, race, and immigration, will also play a part.

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Why Here, Why Now? Why Did The United States Enjoy Dramatic Improvements In The Standard Of Living During The Last Century?

interview with Terry Anderson, John F. Cogan, Lee Ohanian, George P. Shultzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, August 26, 2019

Hoover Institution economists John Cogan, Lee Ohanian, Terry Anderson, and George Shultz examine the causes for and the reasons behind so many improvements being made to the quality of life in the United States over the past century. They analyze the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, taxes, and national security played in these remarkable achievements.

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The Specter Of Recession

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, August 22, 2019

When does the prospect of an economic slowdown justify government intervention?

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Area 45: Michael Boskin Discusses The Left’s Agenda

interview with Michael J. Boskinvia Area 45
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Are Democratic hopefuls offering sound ideas (Green New Deal, Universal Basic Income, Medicare-For-All) or economic illiteracy?

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