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Trump's Front-runners For The Supreme Court Create Concern For Employee, Consumer Advocates

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia NBC News
Monday, September 21, 2020

“Trump’s judicial nominations have typically narrowed consumer protections, restricted the rights of employees and unions, while expanding the rights of corporations and curtailing business regulation,” said one law professor.

Industrial Policies and Economic Espionage

Articles On: Fraud, European Union Sanctions, Scientific Trade Secrets, Research Enterprise, Huawei, Construction, TikTok Ban, Iran-China Oil Alliance, Computer Factory, and Harvard Professor

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, August 2, 2020

This section highlights articles and reports on the harmful impacts of the commercial and economic policies employed by the Chinese Communist Party.

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Reasonable Disagreements: An Appointment With History

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Monday, September 21, 2020

Days after the sad news of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, Richard Epstein offers some reflections upon the late justice. 

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Trump And McConnell, Beware

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, September 21, 2020

Filling a Supreme Court vacancy now is not worth an all-out confirmation fight—and whatever consequences may follow.

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Area 45: Replacing “The Notorious RBG”

interview with John Yoovia Area 45
Sunday, September 20, 2020

The legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as well as the pros and cons of waging a bitter confirmation battle before or after Election Day. 

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The Libertarian: Debating The Administrative State

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Saturday, September 19, 2020

A new book from Cass Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule launches a misguided defense of “the fourth branch of government”.


Charge Violent Protesters With Sedition? Why John Yoo Wouldn't Recommend It

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Friday, September 18, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo talks about whether sedition charges against violent anti-American radicals is a good idea.

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Covert Deception, Strategic Fraud, And The Rule Of Prohibited Intervention

by Gary P. Cornvia Aegis Paper Series
Friday, September 18, 2020

The Digital Revolution and the evolution of the information environment have ushered in an unprecedented era of information conflict, with revisionist states using hostile, disinformation-based influence campaigns to subvert democratic governance and the rule of law. International law has struggled to keep pace. This essay argues for an interpretation of international law that would consider strategic, covert deception as a form of prohibited coercion in violation of the rule of nonintervention.


To Even Debate Immigration, We Must Use The Right Language

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Dispatch
Thursday, September 17, 2020

Do we want it to be transformed into 'migration,' where inflated promises, smugglers, and troubled homelands will encourage more people to seek alleged promised lands?

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The Economics Of Prioritizing Family Ties In U.S. Immigration Policy

quoting Edward Paul Lazearvia
Thursday, September 17, 2020

If you were comparing immigrants to the United States from Algeria and Israel and were asked which group had higher levels of education and skills, you'd probably assume the answer is the Israelis. After all, the average Israeli has completed 12.5 years of schooling, compared with 7.6 years for Algerians, according to the American Community Survey.


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