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Churchill’s Lessons For Us All – Including Leftie Pipsqueaks

featuring Andrew Robertsvia The Conservative Woman
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Churchill had a sense of entitlement but this turned out to be an asset. So says Andrew Roberts, author of the latest biography of the great wartime leader, Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny.

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Reflections on Ayn Rand 114 Years After Her Birth

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Ayn Rand was one of the first to offer an alternative vision of the knowledge economy where intellect truly drives a creative and free marketplace, Hoover scholar Jennifer Burns says.

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Stanford Student Wins Award For Project Based On Hoover Archives.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Sophomore Kyle Duchynski won an Introductory Seminars Excellence Award for his project “The Forgotten Fight: The Failings of the Allied Intervention in Siberia” completed in the Winter 2017-2018 Introductory Seminar, The Soviet Union and the World: Views from the Hoover Archives (HISTORY 23N).

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Area 45: Venezuela On The Brink With Markos Kounalakis

interview with Markos Kounalakisvia Area 45
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Markos Kounalakis analyzes the Trump Administration’s response to the constitutional crisis in Venezuela.

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New Stanford Exhibit Showcases Propaganda Posters Made During China’s Cultural Revolution

featuring Hoover Institutionvia Stanford News
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

About 50 posters, on view at the East Asia Library through April 24, show propaganda messages and artwork produced during Mao Zedong’s rule in China.

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The Libertarian: Harold Demsetz And The Legacy Of The Chicago School

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

How a group of renegade academics reshaped our understanding of economics.

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Scrap Medal

by Andrew Robertsvia Military History in the News
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Readers of The Times (of London) this month were surprised to read the headline “The British Heroes Honoured by Adolf Hitler.” Was some terrible, nationally-humiliating scandal breaking about Britons who were secretly working for the Nazis during World War Two? In fact. it was an interesting military history story that casts light on an often forgotten aspect of the Spanish Civil War: the naval side.

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Lessons From The Past

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Monday, January 28, 2019

Feedback Seventy-one years ago this month — in January 1948 — a black, 17-year-old high school dropout left home. The last grade he had completed was the 9th grade. He had no skills, little experience, and not a lot of maturity. Yet he was able to find jobs to support himself, to a far greater extent than someone similar can find jobs today. I know because I was that black 17-year-old. And, decades later, I did research on economic conditions back then.

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Victor Davis Hanson W/ Charles Heller

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia American Warrior Radio
Sunday, January 27, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses what has changed and what remains the same in thousands of years of warfare.

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George Gilder: Forget Cloud Computing, Blockchain Is The Future

interview with George Gildervia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, September 24, 2018

Author of Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy, George Gilder on the future of technology.

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