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‘Women Of The Gulag’ Wins Film Award

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Women of the Gulag, a documentary film based on Hoover Fellow Paul Gregory's Hoover Institution Press book of the same title, has been named the Best Non-European Independent Documentary in the 2019 European Independent Documentary Film Festival held in Paris.

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Analysis and Commentary

Don’t Demonize The Electoral College — Or The Framers — As Racist

by John Yoo, James Phillipsvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, April 11, 2019

To Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, it embodies “a shadow of slavery’s power.” To the New York Times editorial board it represents “a living symbol of America’s original sin.” To filmmaker Michael Moore, it advances a “racist idea.”

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An Equation To Ensure America Survives The Age Of AI

by Elizabeth Cobbsvia Financial Times
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tech investors celebrate a future of self-driving taxis and low labour costs as gig economy platform companies such as Lyft and Uber go public. But workers spy disaster. In more and more industries, the low-skilled suffer declining pay and hours. McKinsey estimates that 60 per cent of occupations are at risk of partial or total automation.

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The Secret World War II Mission To Kidnap Hitler's A-Bomb Scientists

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia History
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

One of the Allies' greatest fears during World War II was that Adolf Hitler and his Nazi forces would unleash so-called Wunderwaffen, or “wonder weapons.” Some of the rumored weapons were outlandish, such as earthquake generators and death rays. But others, like bacterial weapons, rockets and new deadly gasses, were entirely feasible. Most concerning? The possibility that the Germans would manufacture—and detonate—an atomic bomb.

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'Not Going To Happen': Thomas Sowell Blasts 2020 Dems' Push For Reparations

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Fox Nation
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell says that reparations are not going to happen but the attempt to make it happen will polarize the country. Sowell said reparations are another left-wing idea that sounds so wonderful that people never stop to ask can we actually do this?

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Breitbart News Tonight - Victor Davis Hanson

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Breitbart News Tonight
Monday, April 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses Democrats’ push for “reparations” as a racial political strategy born from fear that President Trump is “making inroads” with black voters.

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Bring Back Civics

quoting Bruce Thorntonvia Oak Park
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Can we be trusted with democracy? I'm starting to conclude that we can't, that we don't care enough, or know enough, to be trusted with our remarkable form of government.

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The Libertarian: The Reparations Debate

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Is there a case for compensating those touched by slavery’s legacy?

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World War II Was A Fight To Preserve Human Freedom

mentioning Victor Davis Hansonvia The Federalist
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

This summer will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the day thousands of men landed on the fog-covered beaches of Normandy to attack Nazi Germany’s army. What were these men fighting for? What was at stake for those fighting the deadly World War II? Scholar and professor Victor Davis Hanson answers these questions in a new free online course from Hillsdale College, “The Second World Wars.”

Analysis and Commentary

What Does It Say That Mrs. Bush Gets Her Final Say?

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

I’ll confess: I can’t decide whether to buy the new Barbara Bush biography (The Matriarch: Barbara Bush And The Making Of An American Dynastyreleased last week.

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