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The Libertarian: The Rise of ACB

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, October 15, 2020

On the Supreme Court confirmation process — and what to expect from a Justice Barrett.

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How The Constitution Prevents Socialism

by John Yoovia PolicyEd
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The Constitution was designed to protect individual liberties and prevent the centralization of power, making it uniquely suited to resist socialism.

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Taxing Financial Winners From Coronavirus To Pay For The Crisis – Lessons From WW1

cited Niall Fergusonvia The Conversation
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The enormous impact of COVID-19 on the world has drawn comparisons with the first world war. Historian Niall Ferguson, for example, points to the financial panic, global reach, economic dislocation and popular alarm of both crises.


Churchill & Reagan: Dr. Andrew Roberts Discussion

interview with Andrew Robertsvia Reaganism
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Andrew Roberts discusses Churchill and Reagan.

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GoodFellows: Slightly Hawkish?

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, Bill Whalenvia Fellow Talks
Monday, October 12, 2020


With polls suggesting a Biden victory in November, Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane assess the impact of a change in power on US foreign policy. Their conclusion: not necessarily the same course as the previous Democratic administration—a new president perhaps more willing to use force.

In the News

Today In History: When The West 'Manfully Resisted' Islam At Tours

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia PJ Media
Saturday, October 10, 2020

Today in history, on October 10, 732, an epic battle saved Western Europe from becoming Islamic.


The Rise Of Digital Authoritarianism Conference: China, AI And Human Rights | Day 4

via Hoover Daily Report
Friday, October 9, 2020

The 4th day of The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism: China, AI, & Human Rights Conference featured a keynote address by Audrey Tang, Digital Minister, Taiwan and a panel discussion on "How Democracies Should Respond to China's Emergence as an AI Superpower." And a Closing Keynote & Conversation with Fei-Fei Li | Co-Director, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) on Strengthening Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence.

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The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism Conference: China, AI and Human Rights | Day 4

via Hoover Podcasts
Friday, October 9, 2020

The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism: China, AI, & Human Rights Conference takes place on September 29, October 1, October 6, and October 9, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PDT.

Analysis and Commentary

‘The Nazi Spy Ring In America’ Review: Hoover Was Furious

by Bertrand M. Patenaudevia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, October 8, 2020

It was the FBI’s first major espionage case. On Feb. 14, 1938, a U.S. Army deserter named Guenther Rumrich, the Chicago-born son of a European diplomat, was arrested after trying to secure 35 blank United States passports by posing as Secretary of State Cordell Hull.


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.