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Still Standing

by Stephen Kotkinvia Times Literary Supplement
Friday, July 10, 2020
Cemeteries are full of presidents for life. Whistling past the graveyard last week, Vladimir Putin forced through a plebiscite to zero out the constitutional limits on his rule.

Richard Epstein: What About Reparations To Japanese-Americans? What About Reparations To Holocaust Survivors?

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Black Reparations Parsed."


Richard Epstein: The Case For Reparations To Descendants Of American Slave Families, 1619-1865

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Black Reparations Parsed."

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Nationalism V. Globalism: Past, Present And Future With Niall Ferguson

by Niall Fergusonvia PolicyEd
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Niall Ferguson discusses the history of globalism, nationalism in America, and how populism is shaping the American political landscape.

The Image of Old China: The Kemp B. Nye Papers Come to Hoover

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Kemp B. Nye was born in Winterville, North Carolina, in 1916. During his stint in the US Marines in the 1930s, he was a member of the Horse Marine Guards, deployed in China to protect the American embassy in Peking (Beijing) when the Japanese invaded in 1937–38.

Analysis and Commentary

Pity The History Teachers

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

As the start of the school year rushes toward us, millions of teachers across America are girding themselves for their new role as “essential workers” during a persistent pandemic, looking ahead with trepidation to teaching while wearing masks, behind Plexiglas, and to students who will have been out of the classroom for six months or more.

Hoover Institution acquires Endrzheevskii papers: a new source on the Second World War and postwar Russian displaced persons

Friday, June 26, 2020

Adol’f Adol’fovich Endrzheevskii was commissioned as an officer in the Imperial Russian Army in 1914 and served in the Life-Guard Moskovskii regiment during the First World War, and as an adjutant during the Russian Civil War.

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The Libertarian: The Case Against Reparations

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Why they’re unworkable as both a legal and policy matter.

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Shelby Steele: Race In America | Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing

interview with Shelby Steelevia Hoover Podcasts
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Shelby Steele Talks About Race In America.


The United States: An Exceptional Case? A Webinar With Stephen Haber

interview with Stephen Habervia ProMarket
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Stephen Haber joins a discussion concerning whether or not the US is a land where free markets and antitrust enforcement have historically kept monopolies under control.


Military History Working Group

The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.