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Report: ‘California Dream’ At Risk, Reforms Urged

Monday, October 29, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

While California is an economic powerhouse, people living in the Golden State would enjoy brighter futures and hundreds of billions of dollars in cost savings if market-oriented policy reforms were adopted and regulations eased, suggests a new Hoover Institution report.

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Hoover’s Traitel Building Honored For Architectural Design

Monday, October 22, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution’s David and Joan Traitel Building won an award on Wednesday for its unique and original interior architectural design.

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Jerzy Wiatr (right) with Wojciech Jaruzelski in the Polish parliament next to a bust of Ignacy Daszyński, Polish socialist politician, Warsaw, 1994
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The Papers Of Jerzy Józef Wiatr, Polish Social Scientist And Politician, Added To The Hoover Archives

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Hoover has received the first tranche of papers of Jerzy Józef Wiatr, Polish sociologist and political scientist, an advisor to General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Communist Poland’s head of state.  Professor Wiatr was one of the chief ideologues of the ruling Polish United Workers’ Party during the 1980s, the final decade of its existence. 

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Racial Science, Domestic Reform, And Japanese Immigrants In Territorial-Era Hawaii

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

In the early 20th century, Hawai‘i became a dynamic site of encounters between US settler colonizers and Japanese immigrant laborers. With the rise of the plantation economy, the white plantation oligarchs deployed various means of discipline vis-à-vis Japanese immigrants, regulating their health, nutrition, and sanitation to ensure the availability of a reliable labor force.

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Victor Davis Hanson: US Strategy On China, Great Powers

Monday, October 15, 2018

The United States should use a strategy of power, alliances, and triangulation to best navigate the emerging world of “great power” rivalries, Hoover scholar Victor Davis Hanson says.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Griselda Jarquin Wille Explores The Transnational Social History Of The Nicaraguan Revolution

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Thanks to the support of the Hoover Institute, I spent this summer working in the Reading Room on research for my dissertation. Titled, “Fighting the War Abroad: The Sandinista Revolution and Transnational Activism in Nicaragua and the U.S., 1979-1990” my project is a transnational social history of the Nicaraguan Revolution.

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Military History Workshop Explores Great Power Rivalries

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Great power rivalries are replacing the post-Cold War global order, with some nations rising while others are declining, according to Hoover Institution military historians.

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Announcing the 2018 Winners of the Hoover Institution Summer Policy Boot Camp Director’s Award

Monday, October 8, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford, CA

Capping off an intensive week-long study and discussion of the core principles and tools of public policy, students were invited to apply their knowledge by researching and developing a policy proposal. Following the principles of Hoover scholarship, the proposals emphasize a specific recommendation using facts, data, and well-constructed arguments. The papers summarize the significance of the new policy and the expected result.

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In The Spotlight: Russia’s Future Examined, Innovation Urged

Friday, October 5, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A top-down model of governance in Russia hinders innovation, prosperity, and freedom in a country already facing brain drain and an aging population, experts said at a recent Hoover event. On Wednesday, the Hoover Institution kicked off the Governance in an Emerging New World project led by Senior Fellow George P. Shultz. Through discussions and research papers, the effort will explore some of humanity’s most challenging issues over the course of the 2018–19 academic year.

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Lee Ohanian: US Should Pressure China On Trade, Intellectual Property Theft

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Rather than wage a trade war against China, the United States should join other countries to pressure China to open its markets and stop its theft of intellectual property, says Lee Ohanian, an economist at the Hoover Institution.

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