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The Libertarian: The Corporate Responsibility Canard

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, August 29, 2019

Serving your stockholders doesn’t mean exploiting everyone else.

In the News

Melton Family’s Tribute To ‘Brave’ Polish Woman Who Survived Siberian Ordeal

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Melton Times
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

A Polish woman who was deported with her family to Siberia as a child by the Russian army before making her life in Melton following the Second World War has died aged 94.

In the News

How To Replace Howard Zinn’s Communist Account Of U.S. History For American Kids

mentioning Victor Davis Hansonvia The Federalist
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Americans' affections for and knowledge of their country need to be fed. The lovely new history 'Land of Hope' does so. Another new book, 'Debunking Howard Zinn,' provides medicine to those food cannot restore.

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Area 45: Mark Tillman: Piloting Air Force One On 9/11

interview with Mark Tillmanvia Area 45
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Choices made securing President Bush on 9/11; and the new security, technology, and features in the next generation 747s.

Lanhee Chen
Analysis and Commentary

Meet The New Boss

with Lanhee J. Chenvia Crossing Lines with Lanhee Chen
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen sits down with new Congressional Budget Office director, Phill Swagel, to talk about his journey to the agency, what it does, and why people should care. They also talk about the state of the economy and why trillion-dollar deficits are a problem.  



Will The Civil Majority Please Stand Up?

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

With deepening political polarization constantly being amplified by social and partisan media, it is little wonder that Americans are at each others' throats. But just because the loudest voices have decided to embrace scorched-earth rhetoric doesn't mean that everyone else should also surrender their civility.

In the News

Mao's Great Famine

featuring Frank Diköttervia New Books Network
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
In the years he ruled the People’s Republic of China, Mao Zedong presided over the greatest mass murder in human history, both in his elimination of millions of perceived political enemies and also in the starving of tens of millions in callously engineered mass famine.
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Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 to Friday, July 31, 2020

In celebration of its centennial, the Hoover Institution opens the exhibition Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century in Hoover Tower on September 18, 2019. Founded in 1919 by Herbert Hoover, the Hoover Institution started as a special collections library devoted to the acquisition and study of documents related to the First World War. 

Analysis and Commentary

NY Times’ 1619 Project Puts Slavery At The Center Of America’s Founding

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Magazine
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Last week the New York Times embarrassed itself twice. First, a transcript was leaked of editor Dean Baquet’s exhortation to reporters that the Russian-collusion fiction having been exploded, they now needed to focus on the endemic “racism” and “white supremacism” of Trump and his supporters in order to defeat the president. Next, as the “theory” behind this partisan journalistic “praxis,” the self-proclaimed “paper of record” announced the “1619 Project,” a series of articles and essays showing “that nearly everything that has made America exceptional grew out of slavery.”

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Area 45: Shelby Steele On Race And Victimization In America

interview with Shelby Steelevia Area 45
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

America’s struggles with white guilt and black self-victimization.


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.