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Jimmy Lai And The Fight For Freedom In Hong Kong

interview with Jimmy Laivia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Democracy and freedom currently hang by a thread in Hong Kong. How much longer will China tolerate dissent before violently crushing the protests? What is America's role and responsibility in the fight to save liberty in Hong Kong?

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The Libertarian: Failed (Administrative) State

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

How executive branch discretion threatens the rule of law.

In the News

VOA Explains: Executive Power And Impeachment

quoting John Yoovia VOA News
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

As Democrats forge ahead with the impeachment investigation into whether President Donald Trump abused his office by pressing Ukraine for information against his political opponents, some legal scholars say their entire case rests on a faulty understanding of executive power.

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Harriet The Spy: Elizabeth Cobbs Brings Tubman's Civil War Espionage To Life In New Novel

interview with Elizabeth Cobbsvia GPB Radio
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Cobbs talks about her book The Tubman Command: A Novel as well as about Harriet Tubman's involvement as a nurse and scout serving the U.S. Army during a critical point of the Civil War.

In the News

You Can Trust Chinese Communists To Be Brutal Communists

cited Frank Diköttervia News Max
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

This month Red Chinese leaders celebrated the 70th anniversary of Mao Zedong’s bloody victory over nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek in 1949.

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Area 45: Navy Capt. Christopher Sharman On Vietnam’s “Balancing” Act

interview with CAPT Chris Sharmanvia Area 45
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The efficacy of soft power in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

In the News

‘In Hoffa’s Shadow’ Review: A Suspect In The Family

featuring Jack Goldsmithvia The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Jimmy Hoffa is back! No, the legendary labor leader has not risen from the end zone at the old Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.—or from any of the other sites where his body was rumored to have been deposited after he disappeared on July 30, 1975. But we are witnessing a boomlet of interest in the head of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in the 1950s and ’60s. 

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Jack Goldsmith: In Hoffa's Shadow

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Jack Goldsmith: In Hoffa's Shadow" on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT.

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Analysis and Commentary

Unalienable Rights, Reconstruction, And Constitutional Continuity

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Perhaps at no time since the decade or so preceding the Civil War have debates about America’s commitment to fundamental rights been as rancorous as today. Yet at no time have fundamental rights in the United States been enjoyed by so wide and diverse a population as they are now. The contrast in contemporary America between the public rancor and the political reality reflects an estrangement from history and an accompanying loss of perspective.

In the News

Historian Timothy Garton Ash Discusses What Went Wrong In Post-Communist Europe And What We Can Do About It

featuring Timothy Garton Ashvia Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Friday, October 18, 2019

Nearly 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, historian Timothy Garton Ash spoke at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies about the long-term consequences of the revolutions and transitions that followed the end of Communist rule in countries such as Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.

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