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Hoover Archivist Issayas Tesfamariam Publishes Tigrinya Textbook

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Hoover archivist Issayas Tesfamariam has published Let's Speak Tigrinya: A Multidimensional Approach to the Teaching and Learning of Tigrinya as a Foreign Language with with the National African Languages Resource Center (NALRC) Press at the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.The textbook is the twenty-second African language volume to be published by the press, and is intended to be used in university language classes around the world.

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Reflections on Ayn Rand 114 Years After Her Birth

Thursday, January 31, 2019
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Ayn Rand was one of the first to offer an alternative vision of the knowledge economy where intellect truly drives a creative and free marketplace, Hoover scholar Jennifer Burns says.

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Stanford Student Wins Award For Project Based On Hoover Archives.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Sophomore Kyle Duchynski won an Introductory Seminars Excellence Award for his project “The Forgotten Fight: The Failings of the Allied Intervention in Siberia” completed in the Winter 2017-2018 Introductory Seminar, The Soviet Union and the World: Views from the Hoover Archives (HISTORY 23N).

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New Hoover Institution Digital Products Highlight Fiscal Challenges And The Need To Fix America’s Chronic Debt Problem

Thursday, January 31, 2019
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Scholars at the Hoover Institution have created a new web platform, America Off Balance, that hosts digital products highlighting the looming fiscal disaster that the country will face—unless tough choices are made, and made soon.

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Reforms Urged To Control Exploding California Pension Costs

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The public pension nightmare for California will only worsen unless serious reforms are adopted, a Hoover scholar says. Joshua Rauh, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, suggests that governments in California need to either offer more modest pension benefits—and fund those much more conservatively—or start putting public employees into defined contribution plans.

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Hoover Political Scientists Among Most Cited In Academia

Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Five of the top 25 most-cited American political scientists are Hoover senior fellows. A new report from the American Political Science Association examined journal citations of 4,089 tenure-track faculty members at 133 doctorate-granting political science departments in the United States.

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Hoover Hosts Roundtable Discussion Commemorating The 40th Anniversary Of The Taiwan Relations Act

Thursday, January 17, 2019

In April 1979, president Jimmy Carter signed the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) after the breaking of diplomatic relations between the United States and Taiwan. The act allows for a special authority created specifically for Taiwan known as the American Institute in Taiwan to serve as a de facto embassy, and provides for Taiwan to be recognized under...

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Reforms Urged To Control Exploding California Pension Costs

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The public pension nightmare for California will only worsen unless serious reforms are adopted, a Hoover scholar says. Joshua Rauh, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, suggests that governments in California need to either offer more modest pension benefits—and fund those much more conservatively—or start putting public employees into defined contribution plans.

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Hoover Scholars Examine Cyber Warfare In New Book

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

War is changing, and the U.S. military can now use cyber weapons as digital combat power. When and how that’s done is the subject of a new book, Bytes, Bombs and Spies: The Strategic Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Capabilities, edited by Herb Lin and Amy Zegart of the Hoover Institution.

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Niall Ferguson: Open Societies Can Overcome Network Disruptions If They Adapt

Monday, January 14, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Online social networks are worsening political polarization in many democracies today, says Niall Ferguson, a historian and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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