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Cuban-Born Millionaire Slams Dem Socialists; Compares AOC To Castro

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Liberty Healines
Thursday, March 7, 2019

Some, such as conservative economist Thomas Sowell, have said recently that the odds are strong that socialists, led by Ocasio–Cortez, will use their idealist rhetoric to manipulate low-information supporters into overthrowing America’s capitalist-driven democracy.

In the News

Gutfeld On Thomas Sowell's Predictions On Socialism

featuring Thomas Sowellvia Fox News
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Economist warns the U.S. 'may not make it' if the country turns socialist; reaction and analysis on 'The Five.'

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The Libertarian: Rent Control, Housing, And Economics

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, March 7, 2019

With Oregon creating the nation’s first statewide rent control regime, the implications for American housing policy are ominous.

Policy Seminar with Rebecca Diamond

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Rebecca Diamond, Hoover Institution national fellow, and associate professor of economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, discussed “The Effects of Rent Control Expansion on Tenants, Landlords, and Inequality: Evidence from San Francisco.”

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Area 45: The 2020 Presidential Field With David Brady And Doug Rivers

interview with David Brady, Douglas Riversvia Area 45
Monday, March 4, 2019

Off to the races for 2020.

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Cost-Effective Approaches to Save the Environment, with Bjorn Lomborg

interview with Bjorn Lomborgvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, March 4, 2019

AUDIO ONLY

Bjorn Lomborg breaks down the costs of current proposed policies to relieve climate change and proposes cost-effective and economically feasible alternative solutions.

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The Libertarian: Green Book, Race, And Politics

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, March 1, 2019

Controversy over this year's Best Picture winner at the Oscars reveals a climate of needless racial antagonism.

Interviews

Timothy Garton Ash: Facebook, Free Speech, And Democracy

interview with Timothy Garton Ashvia University of Oxford
Friday, March 1, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Timothy Garton Ash takes part in a panel discussion concerning nine ways Facebook can make itself a better forum for free speech and democracy.
Analysis and Commentary

Ep. 6: The Junior Senator From Utah

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Crossing Lines with Lanhee Chen
Friday, March 1, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen interviews Senator Mitt Romney about his life in the Senate, the state of US politics, and some of the policies he plans to focus on over the coming months. Lanhee also talks about the Trump-Kim summit and other events of the week.
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Unfair Advantages: How Licenses And Waivers Threaten The Rule Of Law

by Michael McConnellvia PolicyEd
Friday, March 1, 2019

When laws are clearly written and widely understood, people can easily determine whether their actions are lawful or not. However, Congress has been threatening the rule of law through the use of waivers – that allow individual to act contrary to the rules – and through the use of licenses that require individuals to get permission before working. In order to revitalize the rule of law, Congress should return to passing clearly written laws that neither allow some to ignore the rules nor require permission to act in the first place.

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