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Best Books Of 2019: Politics

mentioning Frank Diköttervia Financial Times
Monday, December 2, 2019

Gideon Rachman selects his must-read titles including How to Be a Dictator: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century, by Frank Dikötter.

In the News

Eric Shawn: Why I Will Not Give Up Looking For Jimmy Hoffa

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Fox News
Sunday, December 1, 2019

On Sunday, Dec. 1 at 10 p.m. EST on the Fox News Channel, the result of almost two decades investigating the greatest mystery in American history will be distilled into one hour (minus commercials). The program, "Fox Nation Presents: The Real Search for James R. Hoffa," documents my long quest to try to uncover the answers to Hoffa's murder when he disappeared in Detroit on July 30, 1975.

Analysis and Commentary

Henderson And Hooper On Why Some Drug Prices Are Too Low

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, December 1, 2019

When Americans talk about drug prices, the conversation is dominated by the eye-popping sticker prices of certain new drugs. We’re all aware of how sky-high prices can make it hard for some patients to afford the drugs they need. Yet few appreciate how patients also lose access to treatments when prices are too low.

Featured

Donald Trump’s Coming To The UK, NATO’s Going Nowhere

by Niall Fergusonvia Niall Ferguson
Sunday, December 1, 2019

His interest in our election matters less than his lack of interest abroad.

Analysis and Commentary

How America’s Students Need To Get ‘Woke’

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, December 1, 2019

The progressive campus project is a mere veneer. It is a scab of sorts, overlaying a wound beneath of progressive exploitation and class privileges and hierarchies.

Analysis and CommentaryEconomy

Highlights From "The Case For Free Trade"

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Saturday, November 30, 2019

Earlier this month, I gave a talk at Boise State University titled “The Case for Free Trade.” Here’s the video and what follows are the highlights, with the approximate time at which they occurred.

Analysis and Commentary

Use Your Vote To Honour The Victims Of The Most Murderous Creed To Besmirch The Past Century

by Andrew Robertsvia Daily Mail (UK)
Saturday, November 30, 2019

In less than two weeks the British people will have the honour of being able to do something quite remarkable in history – deliver a stinging, unmistakeable rebuke to an evil ideology.

Featured

‘How To Be A Dictator’ Review: A Poetics For Tyrants

by Tunku Varadarajan featuring Frank Diköttervia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, November 29, 2019

A dictator cannot lead through oppression alone. He must also create the illusion of public support.

In the News

Raghuram Rajan's Warning About Mudra Loans Last Year May Be Coming True— And Now A Citi Report Confirms It

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Business Insider
Friday, November 29, 2019

Many of the working capital loans made to India's small entrepreneurs may be turning bad.

Andrew Nagorski at the Berlin Wall, early 1990, shortly after it fell
Interviews

Timothy Garton Ash: ‘Ideological Competition Is Actually Good For Us’

interview with Timothy Garton Ashvia Transitions Online
Friday, November 29, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Timothy Garton Ash discusses 1989, and looks at the major events of that year, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Tiananmen Square protests, and the breakup of Yugoslavia.

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