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Digital Authoritarianism Is On The Rise In The Middle East

quoting Larry Diamondvia The New Arab
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Months ago, despite clear evidence to the contrary, President Donald Trump claimed that "nobody has directly pointed a finger" at Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


Michael McFaul: Perspectives On Futures Of Artificial Intelligence

interview with Michael McFaulvia Hoover Institution
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses the future of artificial intelligence.


Herb Lin: Facebook To World: Truth Is A Choice. Say WHAT?

interview with Herbert Linvia BulletinAtomic
Monday, August 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Herb Lin discusses technology, deep fake videos, and large scale information corruption.

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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 John F. Cogan, Lee Ohanian, Terry Anderson, 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.


Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Las Vegas Review-Journal article "Forced migration to wind and solar could hamper Nevada economy."

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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?


Boot Camp Prepares Students For Policy-Making Roles

Monday, August 26, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A look at the 2019 Summer Policy Boot Camp.

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A Carbon Tax Is Not A Slam Dunk

by David R. Henderson mentioning John H. Cochrane, George P. Shultzvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

On Pigou, Pinatubo, cow farts and geo-engineering


Forced Migration To Wind And Solar Could Hamper Nevada Economy

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Las Vegas Review Journal
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Last year, Nevada voters, by a 59 percent majority, endorsed Question 6, the Renewable Energy Promotion Initiative. If adopted again in 2020, it would amend the state constitution to require that 50 percent of the state’s energy portfolio come from renewables —wind and solar — by 2030. The consequences of this could be tragic for Nevada.

Analysis and Commentary

The Danger Of Climate Doomsayers

by Bjorn Lomborgvia Project Syndicate
Monday, August 19, 2019

We need to solve climate change, but we also need to make sure that the cure isn’t more painful than the disease. Abandoning fossil fuels as quickly as possible, as many environmental activists demand, would slow the growth that has lifted billions of people out of poverty.


Research Teams

The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.