Digital Currencies: The US, China, And The World At A Crossroads
This multidisciplinary report explores the economic and sociopolitical motives for China’s central bank digital currency and its implications for privacy, international security, and the leading role of the United States in global finance. Among the key findings: The US government should advocate for democratic norms of privacy, accountability, transparency, and security in shaping the global standards for digital currencies, and should improve innovation and competition in its own payment systems.
The Future Of The Republican Party: 2022, 2024, And Beyond
Examining the deepening impact of party identification on US elections, this essay uses data from recent surveys of American voters to compare self-identified Democrats and Republicans with the median voter on a range of issues. Taking this information, it considers the future of the Republican Party in the upcoming 2022 and 2024 elections and addresses the potential effect of a Trump endorsement on any Republican candidate.
Military history has been disappearing from secondary education across the United States for decades. The Hoover Institution’s commitment to its revitalization is embodied in its research, programming, and network of scholars.
The study of political systems across the world generates insights into the unique challenges posed by state and non-state actors alike. Philosophical differences to governing nations have led to wars, conflicts, and diplomatic issues that are worth learning from.
Preventing modern-day challenges begins with the careful investigation of historical conflicts. Historical security arrangements, trade deals, and conflicts can help to guide current policies aimed at stabilizing politics and volatile regions.
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The administrative state is the collection of federal agencies, regulators, and rule makers that have become a powerful, unelected, and unaccountable part of the government. Reining in the administrative state will require Congress to reassert its authority over legislative matters and judges to grant less deference to regulators who overstep their bounds.