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Experts Brief Supporters about Freedom’s Resilience and Today’s Challenges at 2019 Spring Retreat

Monday, May 13, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution’s 2019 Spring Retreat offered more than four hundred supporters one reminder after another about their essential role in sustaining the ideas that keep our free society flourishing. Hoover fellows and an important guest speaker reminded the group that freedom is resilient—yet under constant pressure.

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Davenport: ‘War Metaphor’ Warps US Policymaking

Friday, May 10, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

America’s political leaders no longer deliberate and compromise over the best policy solutions, but instead seek total victory in political battles and wars, all at a great cost to the nation, says Hoover scholar David Davenport.

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Minimum Wage Laws Hurt Those They Claim To Help

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Minimum wage laws are job-killing policies that create barriers to prosperity and fail to reflect the most basic understanding of supply and demand economics, says Lee Ohanian, an economist at the Hoover Institution.

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New Book Examines How Public Policy Becomes War

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

America’s political leaders no longer deliberate over the best policy solutions but instead seek victory in political battles and wars, all at a great cost to the nation, says Hoover Institution research fellow David Davenport.

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Exploring Strategies For Monetary Policy

Monday, May 6, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Top economists and policy makers discussed the efficacy of different approaches to monetary policy at the Hoover Institution on May 3. More than 180 people attended the sixth annual Monetary Policy Conference – titled “Strategies for Monetary Policy: A Policy Conference” – in the David and Joan Traitel Building’s Hauck Auditorium. Hoover economist John Taylor organized the event, which included formal presentations, policy panels, and in-depth discussions by academic researchers, market participants, members of the media, and policy makers from the Federal Reserve.

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Eric Wakin (right), Hoover deputy director and director of the Library & Archives, chaired and moderated the discussion
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Hoover Hosts Event To Discuss Life And Legacy Of Li Rui, Chairman Mao’s Personal Secretary And Biggest Critic

Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives hosted a special event on April 22, 2019, to discuss the life and legacy of Li Rui, an old-guard Communist who became a revisionist historian and standard-bearer for liberal values in China.

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Media Roundtable Focuses on China, National Security

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A recent media roundtable at the Hoover Institution featured discussions between journalists and Hoover scholars on US foreign policy toward China and other national security issues.

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Eric Hargan Joins Hoover At Leadership Forum On Health Care

Friday, April 19, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Eric David Hargan, the United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, engaged in a thoughtful exchange with Hoover fellows about health care issues during a Leadership Forum on April 11. 

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‘Women Of The Gulag’ Wins Film Award

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Stanford University

Women of the Gulag, a documentary film based on Hoover Fellow Paul Gregory's Hoover Institution Press book of the same title, has been named the Best Non-European Independent Documentary in the 2019 European Independent Documentary Film Festival held in Paris.

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Todor And Andja Polich Room Article Published In Nedeljne Informativne Novine

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The article ‘’Vuk sa Stenforda’’ about the history of Todor and Andja Polich Room at the Lou Henry Hoover’s building of the Hoover Institution was published in Nedeljne Informativne Novine (NIN)...

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