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Niall Ferguson: This Is What Happens If China Wins The New Cold War

featuring Niall Fergusonvia Financial Review
Friday, March 8, 2019

The winter of a new cold war is coming between the US and China, renowned Hoover Institution and Harvard historian Niall Ferguson warned The Australian Financial Review Business Summit this week.

Analysis and Commentary

Democrats Push Single Payer

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Townhall
Friday, March 8, 2019

Democrats introduced single-payer health care legislation last week that—if passed—would move every American into a single, government-run insurance program, within two years. The bill already has over 100 co-sponsors in the U.S. House, and many of the Democratic Party’s candidates for president in 2020 are sure to endorse it too. But, as with other plans to bring socialized medicine to all Americans, this single-payer legislation has plenty of drawbacks.


Learning To Love The Deep State

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Friday, March 8, 2019

Trump was the first Republican candidate by design to campaign against the federal bureaucracy as some sort of tumor that grew and devoured the flesh of the country.

Conservatism And The People

by Peter Berkowitzvia City Journal
Friday, March 8, 2019

Of all the strange and remarkable features of politics in the Trump era, among the least strange and remarkable is the alliance that has emerged between conservatism and populism. That it seems so striking to many conservatives reflects a certain disconnection from their tradition. The uncertainty and agitation that the alliance introduced into conservative ranks underscore the importance of recovering a lively appreciation of conservatism’s origins, major ideas, and perennial task.

Analysis and Commentary

Gail Heriot

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, March 8, 2019

I read about 20 to 25 web sites a day and one I look at regularly is Instapundit. For those who don’t know, it was started by University of Tennessee law professor Glenn Reynolds some years ago and the title is descriptive. He and his co-bloggers post almost 100 entries a day and it is “Insta.” That is, a lot of the posts are simply links with one-line descriptions or brief additions. Occasionally, though, the posts are longer.

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Celebrating The Life Of Lou Henry Hoover

via The Hoover Centennial
Friday, March 8, 2019

In honor of International Women’s Day, we celebrate the life of Lou Henry Hoover, an extraordinary champion of women and girls.

In the News

Editorial: ‘Medicare For All’ Faces Big Hurdles

quoting Charles Blahousvia Providence Journal
Thursday, March 7, 2019

The American health-care system tends to evoke the famous opening of Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities”: the best of times, the worst of times.

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New Documentary Explores Impact of Robotics And Artificial Intelligence On Future Of Jobs

mentioning Niall Fergusonvia KCET
Thursday, March 7, 2019

PBS SoCal, a content channel of the newly formed Public Media Group of Southern California, announced today the premiere of its Co-Production, CYBERWORK AND THE AMERICAN DREAM. The one-hour documentary is designed to spark a conversation about the impending transformation of jobs by artificial intelligence (AI), with a balanced debate among experts on how both workers and employers can prepare for the impending disruption.


The Tension Is High In Venezuela’s Standoff, But No One Can Afford To Shoot First | Opinion

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, March 7, 2019

Venezuela’s Interim President Juan Guaidó and questionably-elected President Nicolás Maduro are gunning for each other, but with no intention to shoot. In Hollywood, this is called a “Mexican standoff.”

In the News

Socialist Sentiment Compared To Cult Conversion

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The National Center
Thursday, March 7, 2019

In a recent and very troubling poll, Americans were split – dead even – on the question of whether or not the United States was the source of all the world’s problems.