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Ex-Ambassador Thanks Senate For Resolution Against Trump Handing Over Officials

quoting Michael McFaulvia The Hill
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Former Ambassador Michael McFaul, who represented the U.S. in Russia under the Obama administration, thanked the Senate on Thursday after its members passed a resolution warning President Trump against handing former U.S. officials over to foreign countries for questioning.

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NCAA Wants To Clean Up Summer Hoops. Parents, Kids Trust Shoe Companies More

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia The Washington Post
Thursday, July 19, 2018
As Armaan Franklin pondered the question — would he rather play at a basketball event sponsored by the NCAA or Nike? — he smiled, shook his head and broke into laughter.
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Michael Mcfaul And The Astonishment Of American Life Under Trump

featuring Michael McFaulvia The New Yorker
Thursday, July 19, 2018

As if it were not already clear that the Helsinki summit was one of the most ill-conceived and disastrous diplomatic events in recent American history, we now get the news that President Trump has not dismissed the idea that Russian investigators meet with, and question, the former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul.

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Shelby Steele To NFL Anthem Protesters: ‘Oppression Of Black People Is Over With’

quoting Shelby Steelevia Breitbart
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Hoover Institution Fellow Shelby Steele has a message for NFL players who are protesting the supposed oppression of black people during the national anthem. Steele says that the “oppression of black people is over with.”

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Condoleezza Rice: A Lesson In Overcoming Hurdles

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia Forbes
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

If you have ever been stopped cold in your tracks by one career hurdle or another you know how much it feels like failure. But the truth is, sometimes hurdles are our best friends because they force us to stop and face the fact that it’s time to change something. And changing something is how we find what’s next.

Analysis and Commentary

The Story Of My Life

by Russell Robertsvia Medium
Friday, July 13, 2018

For most of my life, I had a particular self-image of myself, a self-image I was actually unaware of. A self-image is the way you see yourself so how can you be unaware of what you see? But of course you can be unaware of what you are seeing. How you see yourself is often only possible well after the fact.

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The Libertarian: Trump, Putin, And The US-Russia Relationship

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Diagnosing what went wrong at the Helsinki summit.

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Stanford Political Scientist Explores How Iraqi Citizens Used Rumors As Resistance Against Saddam Hussein’s Regime

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Stanford News
Monday, July 16, 2018

Using documents in the Hoover Institution archives, Stanford political scientist Lisa Blaydes examined life in Iraq under Saddam Hussein, including how Iraqi citizens found creative ways to resist the Baath Party’s authoritarian regime.

Analysis and Commentary

Solzhenitsyn True And False, Part III

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, July 16, 2018

"A fact which cannot be disputed is the weakening of human beings in the West, while in the East they are becoming firmer and stronger."

Analysis and Commentary

Russ Roberts On The Information Revolution, Politics, Yeats, And Yelling

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, July 16, 2018

EconTalk host Russ Roberts does a monologue on how political discourse seems to have deteriorated in recent years and the growth in outrage, tribalism, and intolerance for those with different views from one's own. 


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