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The Libertarian: Federalism And The Resistance

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, August 9, 2018

How the Trump presidency made progressives fans of the 10th Amendment.

Denise Ho (left) and Michael Auslin (right) in the workshop.

Hoover Holds Annual Summer Workshop On Modern China

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The sixth annual Hoover Institution Workshop on Modern China, entitled “War and Revolution in Modern China: A Long View from the Twenty-First Century,” was held through July 30 and August 3, 2018.

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Study: 40% Of Americans Don’t Know What 1st Amendment Guarantees

mentioning John Villasenorvia The Western Journal
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

A new survey has shown that a vast number of Americans do not know which rights the Founding Fathers considered so important they were put in the First Amendment to the Constitution.

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Nuclear Birthday

by Angelo M. Codevillavia Military History in the News
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

On August 6 and 9, the popular mind recalls the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by nuclear bombs, congratulates itself that no such weapons have been used since, and pleases to imagine that none will be used ever again. Never mind that they have ceased to be exotic, that nine governments now possess them (Iran is on the cusp of joining them), and that just about any government so inclined can have them. There is near-unanimity that nuclear power “changed everything, forever.” Not quite.

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Believe It Or Not, Trump’s Following A Familiar Script On Russia

quoting Michael McFaul, Condoleezza Ricevia The Washington Post
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

If the edifice of the liberal world order is in danger of collapse today — and it is — when did the pillars begin to weaken?

In the News

The Decline And Fall Of History

featuring Niall Fergusonvia The Conservative Woman
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Professor Niall Ferguson has been raising the alarm on the plight of history departments within the academy, particularly the American academy, for some time. Here he outlines the collapse of serious history in top universities.


Techdirt Podcast Episode 177: Why People Don't Trust Capitalism Anymore With Russ Roberts

interview with Russell Robertsvia TechDirt
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Russ Roberts talks about why so many people don't trust capitalism anymore.


The Best Peace Plan Never

by Abraham D. Sofaervia The Washington Times
Monday, August 6, 2018

President Trump has promised “the greatest” peace plan ever to settle what he concedes is the toughest negotiation of all: Peace between Israel and the Palestinians. The “Trump Peace Plan,” drafted by a team led by Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt, is the most widely discussed peace proposal not yet made. It should stay that way.

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Area 45: The Hoovers— A Family Tradition Of Leadership And Public Service

interview with Margaret Hoovervia Area 45
Friday, August 10, 2018

Herbert Hoover’s Journey from a Two-Room cottage in Iowa to the World Stage.


Exploring The Japanese Experience In America

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In the new Hoover Institution Press publication, Roots of the Issei: Exploring Early Japanese American NewspapersAndrew Way Leong examines the emergence of the generational terms issei, nisei, and sansei, which have long been used to organize early twentieth-century Japanese American narratives.



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.